Senior Account Executive / Head US

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About the Job

Enterprise Data is broken. 99% of all enterprise data generated is never used beyond primary use. Businesses, which are not making full use of their data significantly underperform in the marketplace. This is the problem Squirro addresses: Turn this data into actionable insights.

We add a second twist: We allow our customers and our community to build their own AI models and apps, abstracting information into new concepts that become tradable on our marketplace. It’s the Spotify’cation of data.

Gartner calls the category ‘Insights Engines’, and Squirro a ‘Visionary’. Forrester calls insights ‘New currency of Business’. We call this Augmented Intelligence to point to the fact that that we augment humans in doing their jobs better and make smarter decisions, continuously.

Over the past 4 years we built an initial operation in the US (New York) with a number of blue chip customers and prospects. On the back of the recent investment by BuildGroup, an Austin based VC, we seek to engage an exceptional individual that helps us build and scale our presence in North America.



You will initially lead our North American sales effort together with the existing team. You will be focused on closing as many deals as possible and do what it takes to make it happen. You are good at prospecting and confident at closing, which shows your confidence and persistence, but also a deep understanding of the Squirro, its mission, and its culture.

Once the market presence grows you will evolve into leading our overall US operations as our Head US. You will ensure that our growing US operations is growing rapidly and is run efficiently and effetely. It is a broad role, and you’ll show to be flexibly solving problems every and keep your team on track. You enjoy this entrepreneurial role and have pride building the North American presence ground up.



Driving sales using an array of prospecting activities and cultivation of relationships with institutions in designated territories and industries including generating new leads with targeted businesses through various prospecting activities, including cold calling, customer referrals, and partner relationships 

  • Design and deliver live sales presentations to prospective customers and develops relationships with individual businesses
  • Stay abreast of competitive landscape and emerging technologies to best position Squirro
  • Retain customer base by delivering on the Squirro solution; works with internal teams to ensure operational efficiencies and service levels that exceed customer expectations
  • Maintain accurate and quality sales records and prepares sales and activity reports

Head US
Based on a positive sales record:

  • Manage a US team of marketing, sales, pre- and post-sales consultants / engineers 
  • Drive growth of the company in North America: Prepare overall go-to-market objectives & strategy including market(ing) activities, product adjustments, etc. for the US including marketing, sales, hiring strategy including quantifiable objectives aligned with overall company strategy 
  • Drive execution of agreed US strategy; build a repeatable sales machine
  • Develop US team including people development, goal setting and verification,
  • Recruiting, on-boarding, off-boarding of team members
  • Work with C-Level (CEO, CCO) on US market success


  • A hunter - Someone who likes to win. A lot! 
  • Entrepreneurial and resourceful. Self-Driven and ambitious. 
  • Has interest in new technologies and the AI, Machine Learning and Data Science Space. 
  • You love closing complex, consultative deals. 
  • Did we mention you like to win?

We offer you

  • Become part of a team of smart, open-minded people with individual qualities. Together we work on making technologies such as machine-learning applicable to everyday business problems.
  • You’ll meet a rapidly growing company, with plentiful opportunities to grow into leadership roles. And you’ll face a steep learning curve & daily data science, technological and business challenges.
  • Squirro provides a start-up environment and culture; fast-paced and agile with quick decision-making. It’s an honest and open environment where team members at all levels can make a difference and have a say.
  • We believe in life-long learning and supporting the development of our staff.

About Squirro

Businesses capitalize on new opportunities, improve client relations, and optimize decision-making capabilities using Squirro’s vertical-specific Augmented Intelligence solutions, which combine human intelligence with powerful AI. An Insight Engine at its core,

Squirro delivers contextualized insights from your most relevant data sources and displays them directly, via workbench integrations, or through self-service applications.

Squirro works with global organizations, primarily in the Financial Services, Insurance, Telecommunications, and Manufacturing industries. Customers include Bank of England, Standard Chartered, ING, Brookson, Candriam, and Ninety-One.

Founded in 2012, Squirro is currently present in Zürich, London, Munich, New York, and Singapore. Further information about AI-driven business insights can be found at

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