Enterprise Account Executive

Data Streaming
£200K OTE
United Kingdom

Data has become the most valuable commodity on earth and access to this as real-time events stream is vital…

Strive have partnered with a Tier 1 VC-backed open source even streaming vendor, we have been tasked with building their EMEA go-to-market function from scratch.

The Company

  • +490% YoY growth last 2 years
  • Series A, raising over $29m in total funding
  • Cloud native, significantly faster and more scalable than Kafka, allows for faster benchmarking, geo-replication, tiered storage and all in one solution (Pubsub, Queue & Stream)
  • Sitting within the same investment portfolio as Snowflake, Apple, Okta, WhatsApp
  • Working with Splunk, Tencent, Iterable taking them away from old school Confluent / Kafka technologies to sign up with this ground-breaking tech

The Leadership

  • Founders created Apache Pulsar & Apache BookKeeper - streaming technology that was put into open source
  • Founders previously built and scaled Stream LIO – took it through the Splunk acquisition
  • Built Pulsar whilst at Yahoo to create a global distributed messaging system for Yahoo
  • GM of Europe has previously built his own start ups and is extremely entrepreneurial
  • Founder is a software engineer by trade who really understands the pain points of Kafka and how switching to Pulsar is bleeding edge tech

The Role & Package details

  • First Account Executive on the ground in EMEA
  • Market leading salary with sizeable stock options
  • Opportunity to scale a region
  • Building towards an IPO
  • Dedicated support: Marketing, BDR, Sales

Interview Process

  • 1st Discovery call w/ Head of Sales
  • 2nd Competency based interview and role play
  • 3rd Call with VP of Growth and CEO
  • 4th Final call with Chief People Officer

How to apply:

Apply, send me an email, message me on LinkedIn or even just pick up the phone. If you don’t have an up-to-date CV, don’t worry that’s my job to help you with that. Just get in touch with Frankie.

Frankie Haugh


020 3983 0770