Taimur currently leads world-wide business development for AWS Platform at Amazon Web Services (AWS), which includes new product incubation and growth.
Taimur joined AWS in 2008 as an early member of the sales team, and ran sales in the southwest region. He then ran world-wide business development for AWS Database Services, and helped launched several services including Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon Reshift. In 2011, Taimur led business development for Compute Services, and focused on growing EC2 adoption and revenue within strategic verticals and market segments including financial services, enterprises, gaming, life sciences, media & entertainment, and telecommunications. In 2014 Taimur took over all business development for the entire AWS Platform including new and emerging technologies like mobile (Lambda), IoT, Machine Learning, etc.
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 with his wife (Fatima), and his three boys (Isa, Hassan, Ismaeel).
Director of Business Development - AWS Platform
Aug 16, 2008 - Current (about 8 years)
BA, Computer Science2002