Tegus creates 100 jobs in Waterford

Chicago-headquartered marketing intelligence player Tegus serves 1,000 businesses worldwide.

More than 100 new jobs are to be created over the next two years at Tegus in Waterford, the location for the US data firm’s new EMEA headquarters.

Co-gounded in San Francisco by twin brothers Michael and Thomas Elnick, Tegus conducts and collects research and data to produce the largest and most comprehensive primary information platform enabling clients to discover answers to the most challenging questions they face today, faster and more efficiently than anywhere else.

“Ireland provides us with the perfect entry point to EMEA to support our growing global customer base and align our team with our customers’ success”

Tegas serves more than 1,000 customers worldwide, including investment firms, corporations, and consultancies.

“This is great news for the South-East and a real boost for Waterford City and once again demonstrates we have the skills and talent available in all parts of the country to attract foreign direct investment,” said Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar, TD.

Silicon fjord

Tegus will be located in state-of-the-art office space in Boxworks while it identifies a permanent office space in Waterford City, attracting talent from the city, county and the wider region of the South East.

“We are seeing more and more institutional investors and corporations incorporating qualitative and primary research into their processes to make better and faster decisions”, said Thomas Elnick, founder and co-CEO of Tegus.

“As we expand internationally, we are relentlessly focused on delivering an incredible user experience and product for our customers. Ireland provides us with the perfect entry point to EMEA to support our growing global customer base and align our team with our customers’ success.”

Tegus has begun hiring for roles across the areas of Business Development, Customer Success, Operations, Sales, and People Management. Those who are looking to make an impact, grow your career, and love where you work are invited to explore the opportunities on www.tegus.co/careers.

“Our people are our greatest asset, always,” said David Cashman, vice-president for EMEA at Tegus.

“Personally, I know Waterford boasts great talent, now we can offer global level tech jobs to the amazing local talent. We look forward to building the Tegus brand in Waterford as one of the premier tech companies to build and grow your career.”

The company is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.

“This announcement by Tegus – its first expansion outside of North America is very good news for Waterford and the South East region where the company will avail of a highly skilled and talented workforce,” said Mary Buckley, executive director of IDA Ireland.

“Winning jobs and investment in regional locations is central to IDA Ireland’s strategy. Tegus is a welcome addition to the tech cluster in the South East region.”

John Kennedy
Award-winning ThinkBusiness.ie editor John Kennedy is one of Ireland's most experienced business and technology journalists.