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Accelent Expands to Germany, Lutz Klaus Joins as Partner

 Marketing Globalization Requires Digital Agility Support Across the Regions


San Rafael, CA – March 16, 2017 –  We are pleased to announce that Lutz Klaus has joined the Accelent team based in Berlin.  Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Accelent Consulting is expanding to strengthen our capabilities in Europe, beyond the UK and France. Our goal is to better address the digital marketing and sales strategy and execution needs of early stage growth companies that want to expand into other regions and need resources with local market expertise. And to help multinationals who need to align operations and require the knowledge and strategic support of global professionals.  He is a great addition to our senior team of proven Industry leaders with international experience and brings deep domain expertise in marketing processes and technology. 

After a long successful career in marketing in the telecommunications and IT industry, Lutz recently started his own consulting practice, Marketing ROI, and partnered with Accelent to work with other like-minded professionals and expand globally. He shares the same vision that digital marketing and business transformation are challenging marketing leaders in every industry. Proven approaches are questioned while data-driven marketing and real-time decision-making are becoming more important. He believes a new mindset, methodologies, and advanced data skills are needed for marketing to better drive business value.
When asked why he chose to join Accelent he said “Today’s business is global by nature if you engage with customers online. I am partnering with Accelent Consulting to secure global coverage and improve the service for my clients who now have access to local marketing and sales experts in many markets.”


Lutz has more than 28 years in international B2B Marketing and channel experience in Start-Ups as well as Corporations. He is an expert in ROI and other data-driven approaches to clarify the value of marketing in support of business results.  He helps companies to generate ROI and incremental revenue by setting the right strategy, aligning the organization, selecting the right technoogy and executing online and offline marketing programs. In addition to strategic positioning and planning, he supports companies to avoid the pitfalls in deployment in both direct and indirect Go-To-Market environments. Along with driving measurable value, he builds alignment between Sales, Marketing, and IT to optimize the customer experience and improve results.

Prior to consulting, Lutz worked in the IT and Telecommunications industry since 1996 for both channel partners and vendors, being a senior leader for local and international teams at Avaya (Director of EMEA Channel Marketing and Leader of their Business Partner Program), Nortel (Head of Marketing EMEA & Asia) and Juniper Networks (Senior Director Enterprise, Commercial & Partner Marketing – EMEA). 

Lutz is a public speaker at events and guest lecturer at the DHBW University in Mannheim as well as SRH Hochschule in Berlin. He studied Business Administration at the European Business School (EBS) in Wiesbaden, London and Paris.

About Accelent Consulting

Founded in 2001 by Barbara Angius Saxby, Accelent Consulting combines strategic Marketing & Sales leadership, with technology expertise and execution support to accelerate revenue growth and improve marketing effectiveness. We drive business results from the top of the funnel to the bottom line – while helping organizations become more digitally agile to better deliver customer value. Accelent serves a range of companies from startups to blue chips in several verticals with consultants based in the US and Europe. We work on a project, retainer, or interim management basis and serve as your outsourced team help you accelerate projects or programs and quickly scale your resources, up or down, as the business demands. For more information, visit our Website or email us.

Contact Lutz: lutz@accelentconsulting.com

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