Grayson Brulte

Grayson Brulte

Founder & CEO

As an innovation strategist, Grayson Brulte is an expert on what happens next. His vision and insight have established him as one of the world’s leading authorities on the emerging universe of autonomous vehicles/trucks and the emerging autonomy economy.

Grayson has leveraged his understanding of this dynamic and disruptive market to create a powerful and respected integrated data analytics and media platform – The Road to Autonomy®.  

The platform includes the main components: The Road to Autonomy Index®, calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices, which tracks the 39 most influential companies investing in technology research and development of autonomy; The Road to Autonomy® podcast, an award-winning program with nearly 200 episodes featuring the industry’s most influential voices; and This Week In The Autonomy Economy newsletter, featuring a weekly recap of the performance of The Road to Autonomy Index and the latest news and insights into what is moving the markets.

Grayson advises the executive teams of many of the leaders in the autonomy space, and he is in demand as a speaker at industry events and an expert source for the media.  His insights and perspectives have been featured In The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg News, Reuters News, Forbes, CNN, and The Hollywood Reporter. 

Grayson has deep experience in autonomy and other disruptive technologies.  He is former co-chair of the City of Beverly Hills Mayor’s Autonomous Vehicles Task Force and a member of the city’s Smart City/Technology Committee. In these roles, he helped Beverly Hills become one of the country’s digital capitals as ranked by Google. Grayson started his career at Sony Music Entertainment at a time when technology and platforms such as YouTube were changing the dynamics of the music business and reshaping the relationships between artists and record companies.