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Exciting employment opportunities within the Tenaya Capital portfolio.

Head of Business Development at Clari
Sunnyvale, CA, US

Clari is hiring a Head of Business Development to lead partnerships and unlock a number of key strategic value drivers across the entire business. This role is perfect for someone who has a strong vision, understands the sales & marketing tech landscape, and is a self starter who can turn vision into reality.

About Clari:

Clari is a fast-growing company in Sunnyvale, CA at the forefront of using AI and automation to transform the B2B revenue process. Today, the world’s leading revenue teams use Clari to bring predictability to their business in the face of uncertain markets, changing buyer preferences and dynamic competition.

Clari uses AI and automation to drive growth and retention for high-performing revenue teams. Clari’s Revenue Operations platform is currently processing over $300 billion in pipeline, and is used by over 50,000 marketing, sales and customer success professionals across 170 countries. Customers include market leaders like Symantec, Adobe, Alteryx, Workday, Lenovo, Zoom, Medallia, Alteryx and hundreds of others.  Clari harvests and analyzes activity signals from dozens of different business systems, including email, calendar, CRM, marketing automation, to shorten sales cycles, increase win rates, and make revenue more predictable.

With Clari’s Revenue Operations Platform, sales, marketing and customer success teams can collaborate more effectively towards a common goal: growth. Clari gets our customers out of the mess of spreadsheets, PowerPoint slides and manual data entry that was holding them back from achieving their fullest potential. Clari is the simplicity on the other side of complexity.

The result is passionate and frankly humbling customer loyalty. We consistently hear from our customers how we’ve changed their lives - just check out the reviews on G2 Crowd. It never gets old, and we never take it for granted.

Sound exciting?

It is, and the Biz Dev team here at Clari is right in the middle of the action. If you are passionate about cutting-edge technology and the field of revenue operations, then this role may be for you.


Forge partnerships with key System Integrators (Slalom, Deloitte, Accenture, etc.) and Strategic Consultants (BCG, McKinsey, Bain); design a value added service package and initiate key lighthouse deals

Manage Venture Capital & Private Equity relationships to ensure Clari is not only promoted technology but required equipment for portfolio companies

Work with the largest technology firms / platforms in the world (ie Adobe/Marketo or Microsoft/LinkedIn) on strategic go-to-market plans

Partner with Clari’s ISV Coalition team on GTM

Collaborate closely with Product, Sales, and Marketing to deliver comprehensive strategy plans with our partners

Identify and initiate partnership opportunities with ISVs to enhance the Clari data-hub offering, extending the API ecosystem, unlocking more value for Clari, Clari’s customers, and partners.


10+ years of experience in Business Development, Sales, and/or Marketing experience at a technology or services company. A leading B2B software company preferred.

Strong project management, quantitative and analytical skills - able to distill data into insights

Demonstrated ability to absorb and learn new domains quickly

Demonstrated ability to engage and influence internal and partner executives

Understanding of assigned partner(s) strategic and competitive positioning and key goals and objectives

Expert technology acumen is required; must be able to go deep on product infrastructure and see opportunities for value added partnerships. 

Strong presentation skills and the ability to articulate complex concepts to cross-functional audiences

Exceptional collaboration and relationship-building skills – with the ability to develop work in relationships at all levels of management, both inside and outside Clari

Self-starter, with proven professional success, who is prepared to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment. Masterful manager of multiple projects, activities, tasks across work-streams

Why Clari?

Because we have a big mission, a winning product and an amazing fan base of passionate customers.

We’re changing the world and having a lot of fun on the way. Clari is a fun and fast-growing Silicon Valley company. Clari is one of Inc. Magazine’s best places to work in the US and was named as a 2019 Top Bay Area Workplace for the 5th consecutive year. In October 2019, we closed $60M in Series D funding and are growing at 200%. Our product is a winner - we have perennially been given the highest overall rating in G2 Crowd’s Top 20 Sales Analytics Software. We’re backed by top tier investors including Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital, Sapphire Ventures, Madrona Venture Group and Tenaya Capital, and have a superb and supportive board.

Our team is made up of veteran entrepreneurs, brilliant engineers, and tried-and-true sales professionals who have done this before and want to do it again, this time only bigger.

We are just a block from the Lawrence Caltrain station in the heart of Silicon Valley, and we have a flexible work policy. Oh, there’s also free lunch every day, give back to the community events and monthly celebrations of individual achievements that make Clari remarkable.