General Manager- Retail, Hospitality, and Consumer Packaged Goods, Intel
Rachel Mushahwar is global executive with 20+ years of experience in retail, hospitality, CPG, supply chain, high tech, and consulting, where she has consistently delivered significant and measurable bottom-line results and has been continuously rewarded with new challenges and opportunities. An expert in aligning strategy with organizational vision and objectives, she leads new initiatives with C-suite executives to help them shape and refine their strategic objectives and achieve business goals through implementation of strategic roadmaps, solid technology foundations, and standardized process management.
Mushahwar is the General Manager/Head of Americas for Retail/Hospitality/CPG at Intel in the Sales & Marketing Group. Her focus is on enabling retail, hospitality, and consumer packaged goods companies to realize the value of innovative retail and hospitality offerings that leverage the technology in stores, hotels, casinos, and dining establishments to provide new insights and create amazing customer experiences. She is accountable for all of North America and Latin America in delivering end-to-end innovative solutions to the industry that solve real-world business problems. She was named by ChainStoreAge as “One of the Top Ten Women in Retail Technology” January 2017 and Women’s Wear Daily listed her one of the “Top Industry Transformers” December 2016. She has been on Wall Street Journal Live, and most recently NBC Press Here talking about the Future of Retail.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and an MBA in international business from Regis University (both summa cum laude) and is a recent alumni of Columbia’s Graduate School of Business in New York. She is an active supporter of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math.) She is on the Corporate Advisory Board for the University of Arizona’s Terry Lundgren Retail School, where she helps the school achieve its mission and goals. Follow her on Twitter: @RachelMushahwar or on Linked In.