Rebecca Lindland serves as the senior director of commercial insights for Kelley Blue Book. In this role, she oversees the creation and delivery of consultative, actionable and differentiated insights for automakers and advertising agency clients. Working with many departments within the Cox Automotive Media Group, Kelley Blue Book’s parent company, Lindland cohesively synthesizes available data and reports, highlighting interesting and relevant data for the automotive industry.
Prior to Kelley Blue Book in 2015, she spent over two years as a senior research fellow for the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. KAPSARC is a non-profit research institution focused on energy policy, technology and more. Lindland created and developed the center’s transportation studies initiative, leading a project market sizing and estimating adoption rates of alternative fuel vehicles in the U.S. market, advising regulators, academics and manufacturers on the topic.
Previously, Lindland also spent more than 10 years at IHS Automotive as director of research and formerly, as a director of industry research and senior analyst.
As a veteran industry analyst, Lindland is highly respected in the automotive industry and frequently interviewed by national media outlets, such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, National Public Radio, WIRED, and CBS News, among others. She also recently served on two National Academies of Sciences committees, “Overcoming Barriers to Electric Vehicle Deployment” and “Cost, Effectiveness and Deployment of Fuel Economy Technologies for Light-Duty Vehicles.”
Lindland holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting from Gordon College in Wenham, Mass.
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