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Kayne Grau

President of Data as a Service
KAR Auction Services, Inc.

Kayne Grau is president of Data as a Service for KAR Auction Services, Inc.

As president of Data as a Service, Grau is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership oversight to our new portfolio of DRIVIN, Autoniq, instaVIN, Data Science, and Pricing Optimization. He focuses on innovation, new product development and effective use of data across the larger KAR organization. 

Grau has more than 20 years of management experience across various sectors and held senior management roles with Music Dealers, Apartments.com, Cars.com, eToys.com, Allstate and Allianz Insurance. He’s a current board member with TopStep Trader, Illinois Technology Association and Chicago Tech Academy. Additionally, he has been recognized  on Crain’s Tech Top 50 list and CIO Magazine‘s Ones to Watch list. 

Grau holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from National Louis University.