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Tamr Inc.
Type Private
Industry Data Science
Computer Software
Headquarters 66 Church Street Cambridge, MA 02138 United States.
Key people Andy Palmer
Rich Miner
Nidhi Aggarwal
James Markarian
Andrew Burton
Shobhit chugh
Investors Hewlett Packard Ventures
Thomson Reuters
MassMutual Ventures
New Enterprise Associates
SineWave Ventures
Products Machine learning software
Revenue Less than $1M [1]
Number of employees 56
Related Certifications Certificate in Data Science Industry Overview

Tamr, inc (former Data tamer) is a startup that offers a software that uses machine learning to solve the data curation problem. Tamr makes data source connectivity and enrichment fast, cost-effective, scalable and accessible to the entire enterprise. It uses a continuous learning approach, and it learns more with usage, helping build an institutional memory and inventory of enterprise data. [2]

Tamr, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was founded in 2012 by three serial entrepreneurs Andy Palmer, Mike Stonebraker and Ihab Ilyas with George Beskales, Daniel Bruckner and Alex Pagan. After being Launched in the spring of 2014, Tamr is deployed in production at a variety organizations, including information services providers, pharmaceutical firms and retailers.[3]


Tamr starts by analyzing data sources by applying advanced algorithms and machine learning to connect and curate attributes and records. Tamr is speacialized in Data curation, Data integration, Automated, scalable data connection, Machine learning, Data preparation, Data unification.Tamr combines machine learning software with data science expertise to provide accurate analysis.


Leverage data:Tamr transforms myriad and disparate data into clean, connected data that can be delivered quickly and repeatedly throughout your organization. The Tamr enterprise data preparation platform is comprised of three core capabilities: Catalog, Connect, and Consume. Tamr, through its machnie learning software, provides services Catalog Internal & External Data Sources, Match & Classify Records from Thousands of Data Sets, Unify Attributes Across All of Your Sources, Clean and Prepare Data for Analysis. [4]

Solutions Analytics Available
Procurement Analytics Playbook 1.Enterprise wide spend by supplier 2. Purchase varience 3.Supplier 360 4.Second tier supplier visibility 5.Long tail spend 6.Supplier risk 7.Category strategy 8.Reduce travel costs 4%-8%.
Customer Data Integration Playbook (CDI) 1. Marketing attribution 2.Cross sell-upsell 3.Customer Householding 4.Risk analysis 5.Customer profitability 6.Targeted marketing 7.Customer 360.
Clinical Data Conversion (CDISC) 1. CDISC conversion
Media Analytics 1. Media Analytics


  • 2012- Tamr,Inc was founded. [5]
  • 2014- Tamr Named as Ventana Research Technology Innovation Award Winner for 2014 [6]
  • 2014- Mike Stonebraker ─ Tamr Co-Founder/CTO, wins Turing award. [7]
  • 2015- Tamr Receives $25.2 Million in Financing [9]
  • 2015- Tamr was recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in Data Integration and Data Quality for 2015. [10]

Latest News Stories

  1. Why Tamr Is Recognized As A “Champion” In Data Preparation By Bloor Research - Bloor Research recently published their 2016 report on “Self-Service Data Preparation & Cataloguing” and listed Tamr as a “Champion” in the space. [11]
  2. The Top 5 Big Data Companies of 2016 - Tamr was ranked 3rd by Datafloq as one of the top 5 big data companies of 2016. [12]
  3. Tamr Sparks Enterprise Data Preparation- Tamr, Inc. announced compatibility with Apache Spark in developing open interfaces and core components to support data curation solutions powered by Spark. Tamr also announced that it is partnering with cognitive data science company DataRPM on Mar 28, 2016. [13]
  4. Tamr Named a Strong Performer in Data Quality Solutions, Q4 2015 Report by Independent Research Firm-  Tamr announced that it has been named a Strong Performer in the Forrester Research,Inc, after the report evaluated 13 vendors based on 30 criteria, including current offering, strategy and market presence on December 14, 2015. [14]




  1. https://www.owler.com/iaApp/1454727/tamr-company-profile?onBoardingComplete=true
  2. http://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/05/tamr-new-frontier-big-data-curation.html
  3. http://www.tamr.com/about-us/
  4. http://www.tamr.com/solution/
  5. http://www.tamr.com/about-us/
  6. http://www.tamr.com/tamr-named-ventana-research-technology-innovation-award-winner-2014/
  7. http://www.tamr.com/tamr-co-founder-and-cto-michael-stonebraker-wins-acm-2014-a-m-turing-award/
  8. http://www.tamr.com/category/news/
  9. http://www.tamr.com/category/news/
  10. http://www.tamr.com/category/news/
  11. http://www.tamr.com/tamr-recognized-champion-data-preparation-bloor-research/
  12. https://datafloq.com/read/top-5-big-data-companies-of-2016/2026
  13. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/tamr-sparks-enterprise-data-preparation-170000724.html
  14. http://www.tamr.com/dataquality/

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