CAR Conference 2013 speaker bio: Doug Newcomb

Mr Doug Newcomb – Technology Consultant

Doug Newcomb is a recognized expert on the subject of car technology within the auto industry and among the automotive and general media, and a frequent speaker at automotive and consumer electronics industry events.

Doug began his career in 1988 at the car stereo trade publication Mobile Electronics, before serving as editor of the leading consumer magazines covering the topic – Car Audio and Electronics and Car Stereo Review/Mobile Entertainment/Road & Track Road Gear – from 1989 to 2005. In 2005 Doug started his own company, Newcomb Communications & Consulting to provide content to such outlets as Road & Track, Popular Mechanics, MSN Autos, SEMA News and many others.

In 2008, he published his first book, Car Audio for Dummies (Wiley) and joined as Senior Editor, Technology to create a new Technology section for the website that continues to educate consumers and supply them with information while shopping for cars. In January 2012, Doug left to fully concentrate his efforts on Newcomb Communications & Consulting and leverage his expertise to help consumers, car companies and technology providers keep on top of the changes in this rapidly expanding and evolving space. He is a contributor to Wired Autopia, MSN Autos and also writes about car technology for numerous other outlets.