World Car Awards - Juror Profile



Executive Analyst, and Forbes Contributor

Karl Brauer’s career in automotive publishing started as the editorial assistant at Hot Rod magazine and eventually led to Executive Publisher at Autotrader and Kelly Blue Book, with stops in between as’s Editor in Chief and CEO of his own automotive publishing company.

Karl has worked on every aspect of the consumer research and shopping experience, from content strategy and production to page layout, social media, pricing strategy and dealer leads. He is a board member on the North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year jury, Executive Analyst for, and weekly contributor to Forbes.