Carl Liebert is chief executive officer of kwx, the holding company of Keller Williams, the world’s largest real estate technology franchise by agent count and the U.S. leader in units and sales volume.
In his current role, Liebert leads ongoing purposeful efforts at scaling and accelerating the vision for a seamless, integrated real estate experience.
Liebert is a global business leader with more than 30 years of experience leading customer-centric transformations and creating shareholder value.
Liebert most recently served as chief executive officer and president of AutoNation, America’s largest automotive retailer. He also served as executive vice president and chief operating officer for USAA’s business operations functions, including USAA’s bank, investment, life, property and casualty, real estate investment companies and member contact functions. His responsibilities included delivering an integrated digital experience through USAA’s website, tablet, mobile devices, voice, and emerging channels.
Prior to joining USAA, Liebert was the president and chief executive officer of 24Hour Fitness, overseeing the operations of 415 fitness clubs across the United States and Asia. He was also an executive vice president for The Home Depot, where he oversaw the sales, strategy, execution, future supply chain, global sourcing strategy, and operations across more than 2,000 international stores, and 250,000 employees. Liebert has also held leadership roles with General Electric and Circuit City.
Liebert has a strong commitment to serving others. He currently serves as a board member for the V Foundation for Cancer Research, the Naval Academy Foundation Athletic and Scholarship Program, the Naval War College Foundation, and is an adviser for the Naval Academy’s Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership.
Prior roles include supporting the Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation Board of Advisors and the Deming Center for Quality, Productivity and Competitiveness at Columbia Business School. Liebert is a former U.S. Navy officer. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a B.S. in physical science, and he obtained his MBA from Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management.