Tarek Alaruri is the COO and Co-Founder of Fairmarkit, the intelligent sourcing platform. Prior to co-founding Fairmarkit, he started his career in sales at a logistics company. Despite his success that landed him in the President’s Club, he wanted to be intellectually stimulated and moved on to Turbonomic (formerly VMTurbo) where he led a sales team. While at Turbonomic, he met his Co-Founder, Kevin Frechette, and the rest is history.
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