Tamr: North American Commercial Sales Director

Tamr, Inc., connects and enriches the vast reserves of underutilized internal and external data, so enterprises can use all their data for analytics and downstream applications. Tamrs data-unification platform combines machine learning algorithms with collective human insight to identify sources, understand relationships and curate the massive variety of silo-ed data. The Tamr platform is deployed in production at information services providers, pharmaceutical firms, manufacturers and other customers. Based in Cambridge, Mass., Tamr was founded in 2013 by database industry veterans Andy Palmer, Mike Stonebraker and Ihab Ilyas with George Beskales, Daniel Bruckner and Alex Pagan. Tamr was named in Boston Globe's Top 10 Places to work in 2015.


Tamr has developed a world-class software product that has demonstrated a significant competitive advantage in the hot enterprise data preparation market space. We are seeking a motivated team player who is excited by the prospect of capitalizing on Tamrs proven success to grow our commercial sales team in North America.


  • Meet or exceed annual sales quota consistently
  • Minimum 5 years of leadership experience managing direct team of field sellers (minimum team of 5-10 Sales Manager)
  • Oversee our growth strategy by recruiting, managing, coaching and leading the sales team and assisting in sales process management and deal management.
  • Collaborate with a number of Tamr departments, including Customer Success, Marketing, and Product Management to develop sales strategies
  • Maximize product use and new product revenue at existing installed accounts and net new accounts
  • Track record of YoY revenue and bookings growth
  • Grow revenue at existing Tamr accounts and prospect accounts of significant size and potential
  • Ability to forecast accurately and hit plan quarter over quarter

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven, successful track record (10 years+) of software sales to Fortune 1000 companies
  • Ability build relationships with C-level customers and prospects
  • Negotiation skills and contract management experience
  • Experience managing a team of sellers and functional teams that support sales (ie..SDRs, Technical Sales Engineers, etc)
  • Demonstrated track record of meeting or exceeding sales objectives
  • Ability to absorb and understand technical products
  • Proven track record of penetrating, understanding and managing large, complex organizations
  • Experience successfully selling both technology and consulting services
  • Outstanding oral and written communication/presentation skills
  • Individual must be highly self-motivated and possess outstanding communication skills
  • Experience in the data management market and/or analytics market is desired
  • Start up/early stage company experience is a plus
  • BS degree minimum is required

Additional Information

This position is available in Cambridge MA or San Francisco, CA .

Tamr provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


Employee Testimonials

Rashi Verma
DataOps Engineer

What I enjoy most at Tamr is the ability to work in a supportive environment with extremely talented and friendly people on challenging problems that are fun and fulfilling to solve.

Sharon Roth
Senior Product Designer

I have never been surrounded by so many smart people who aren't afraid to laugh at themselves. That mix of passion and humility is hard to find.

Emma Wheeler
People Operations Associate

Even though I have only been at Tamr for 5 months, I see everyday how deeply and passionately each team member cares and believes in our mission. Each person here is extremely mission-driven and willing to do whatever it takes to make Tamr successful. It's an honor getting to work with such kind, dedicated, and intelligent people on a daily basis!

Larry Simmons
Chief Customer Officer

The team at Tamr is incredible, they hold me to a higher standard as much I do them. We do things that have never been done before, and that isn't something I have said many places in my career.

Sohaiyla Khalili
Product Marketing Manager

I enjoy being challenged every day while thoroughly enjoying the kind and intelligent people I work with.

Mingo Sanchez
Sales Engineer

It's often said that when you're the smartest person in the room, you're probably in the wrong room. Luckily, that's never a problem for me at Tamr! I'm surrounded by brilliant people who are always looking for ways to help me grow. Everyone here is so capable and willing to share their knowledge and experience with others.

Nik Bates-Haus
Lead Architect

For me, the most telling thing is that when I've been out of the office for a few days, whether for business travel or PTO, I miss the interaction with my coworkers and want to come back.

Lisa Skinner
Head of Growth

I love the fact that we are helping large brands solve age old problems in a new way. Everyone is super excited to be part of this journey - the energy in the office is very motivating!