Head of Retailer Insights
Rachel is the Head of Retailer Insights at Kantar, focusing on omnichannel acceleration and growing commerce platforms across all channels. Rachel leads a team of subject-matter experts that delivers industry-leading retail thought leadership. Rachel is a retail expert and has published extensively for Kantar Retail IQ, a syndicated subscription-based content platform. She is a sought-after speaker for Kantar conferences both on stage and virtually, and was a featured speaker at the NRF Big Show 2022. Rachel is a co-host for the popular Kantar Retail Sound Bites bi-monthly podcast found on Apple, Google, and Spotify. In addition to her retail expertise, Rachel has an extensive background in brand and global business management from her work leading strategic planning, new product development, commercial planning, and a range of marketing initiatives across a variety of CPG brands and categories. Rachel holds a B.A. from Connecticut College and an MBA from Cornell University. She has been featured and quoted in a range of media outlets, such as NPR Marketplace, Fox News, CNN Business, Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, Marketing Dive, and Modern Retail.