Rachel Spasser

Rachel Spasser is a Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer at Accel-KKR Consulting Group.  Rachel provides strategic guidance as well as sales and marketing leadership across Accel-KKR’s portfolio. Prior to joining Accel-KKR’s Consulting Group, Rachel was the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Ariba, Inc., an SAP Company. At Ariba she led the design and execution of the company’s marketing strategy and programs.

With over 25 years of experience in marketing, business development and general management, Ms. Spasser has spent the past 20 years focused on the business-to-business technology space and speaks frequently on topics such as marketing strategy, demand generation and management and customer adoption marketing. Prior to joining Ariba, she worked in executive marketing roles with numerous cloud software and Internet-related companies including IBM, KnowledgeStorm Inc., Integrated Broadband Services and Cox Search LLC, a division of Cox Enterprises.

Rachel’s current board seats include: Cendyn, ClickDimensions, Duett AS, ESG, Smart Communications, SugarCRM and Travel Tripper.

Ms. Spasser holds an MBA with honors from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania.