Taimur currently heads up world-wide business development for Compute Services at Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Taimur joined AWS in 2008 as an early member of the sales team, and ran enterprise sales in the southwest region. He then ran world-wide business development for AWS Database Services, and helped launched several services including Amazon RDS and Amazon DynamoDB. Since 2011, Taimur has been leading business development for Compute Services, and is focused on growing EC2 adoption and revenue within strategic verticals and segments including financial services, enterprises, gaming, life sciences, media & entertainment, and telecommunications.
Prior to AWS, Taimur led business development for Oracle Platform Products within Aerospace & Defense, Life Sciences, and Pharma. He held several product management and engineering roles at Oracle and Siebel Systems prior to that.
Taimur is from Austin, TX, and currently lives in Kirkland, WA