Taimur Rashid is a seasoned business development executive with a track record of developing go-to-market strategy, building new market capabilities, and driving revenue growth and market expansion. Over the past fifteen years he held senior leadership positions within sales, business development, customer success and product development at publicly traded companies including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, and Oracle.
Most recently, he was General Manager and Head of Worldwide Customer Success for Microsoft’s Azure Data & AI business. He led Microsoft’s customer success strategy and oversaw field execution of cloud solution architects (CSAs) across Azure Data & AI. Prior to this, he served as Managing Director of Business & Market Development at AWS where he was one of the founding members of the worldwide commercial field organization. During his ten years at AWS, he led new product incubation, go-to-market, strategic business development for AWS, and contributed to the company’s hypergrowth from pre-revenue to $25B+ in annual run-rate.