Holly Reneau

Holly Reneau is an Operating Principal at Accel-KKR and a member of Accel-KKR’s DE&I council supporting the firm’s initiatives on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Prior to joining Accel-KKR, Holly held pre- and post-IPO sales leadership positions across multiple companies including Workday, Ariba and FreeMarkets. Under her sales leadership at Workday, the regional business grew 400% over 4 years driven by a strategic focus to consistently open new vertical and product markets. Holly directed sales, account management and consulting teams in North America, Europe and India during her time at Ariba and FreeMarkets. Over her career, Holly has improved sales execution and operational structure for companies scaling from $25M up to $3B+ in revenue. Holly’s expertise is in creating globally adopted programs such as go-to-market approaches, industry playbooks, sales process optimization and AI-enhanced product strategies.

Holly is involved with Accel-KKR’s investments in Kantata.

Holly earned her Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from Vanderbilt University, where she was an Academic All-American for soccer.