Krach has a long history of technology leadership, starting with being GM's youngest-ever vice president at the age of 26 after earning his B.S. degree in Engineering from Purdue University and MBA from Harvard University.
After ten years with GM, Krach joined the founding team of Rasna Corporation where he helped lead the company to be recognized as #3 on the Inc. 100 list of Fastest-Growing Companies. Rasna was sold in 1995 to Parametric Technologies for $500 million.
Krach co-founded Ariba in 1996, serving as chairman and CEO for the first seven years. Krach took Ariba public, achieving a market capitalization of $34 billion. Ernst & Young named Krach the 2000 National Entrepreneur of the Year, the same year in which he was honored at the World Economic Forum with the Technology Pioneer Award.
Krach is the former Chairman of the Board of Angie's List and Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Trustees at Purdue University.
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