November 12, 2020

Tamr Adds Marc Brown, Head of EQT Growth and Former Microsoft Executive, to Board of Directors

Tamr, Inc., the cloud-native data mastering platform used by some of the world's largest organizations, announced today it has appointed Marc Brown to its Board of Directors.

“We are thrilled to welcome Marc and look forward to tapping into his deep expertise in the enterprise technology ecosystem” said Andy Palmer, co-founder and CEO of Tamr.  “Marc’s extensive experience, combined with his knowledge and skill identifying major shifts in technology will be invaluable as we continue to accelerate our growth over the next three years.”

Brown is currently Partner and Head of EQT Growth, where he is focused on growth investments in technology and technology-enabled businesses. Prior to EQT, Brown spent two decades heading Microsoft’s M&A and strategic investment efforts as Corporate Vice President of Corporate Development. During this time he led more than 185 acquisitions (including LinkedIn, GitHub, and Minecraft) and 80 strategic equity investments (including Flipkart, Databricks, and Graphcore).

“I’m delighted to join Tamr’s Board at this exciting moment in the company’s development,” said Brown. “Businesses are at an inflection point where the technology, and the business imperative to turn data into a critical asset, is quickly coming together. Mastering data at scale is very much attainable today through Tamr’s unique cloud-native solution. The chance to help the world’s largest companies solve their toughest data challenges is a massive opportunity on which I hope to help Tamr capitalize.”