Rachel leads the Kantar North American team of subject-matter experts that delivers industry-leading retail thought leadership. Rachel is a retail expert who has published extensively on Kantar Retail IQ. She is a sought-after speaker for Kantar conferences both on stage and virtually, and was a featured speaker at the NRF Big Show 2023. Rachel is a co-host of the popular Kantar Retail Sound Bites podcast. In addition to her retail expertise, Rachel has an extensive background in brand 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 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. Rachel holds a bachelor's degree from Connecticut College and an MBA from Cornell University.