Steve Greenfield is the Founder and CEO of Automotive Ventures, LLC, based in Atlanta, Georgia, where he advises PE firms and automotive technology companies.
Prior to founding Automotive Ventures, he served as AutoTrader.com’s Vice President of Product Management for two years.
Earlier in his career at AutoTrader.com, Steve was Vice President of Business Development. During this tenure, Steve oversaw the acquisitions of vAuto, Kelley Blue Book, HomeNet Automotive, and VinSolutions.
Before joining AutoTrader.com, Steve served as Manheim’s Director of international Development. In this role, he worked to develop opportunities for Manheim’s overseas investments, including new ventures in Dubai, Istanbul and Beijing.
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Jay Hicks was most recently VP of Industry Relations and Strategic Partnerships for Cox Automotive.
With over 10 years’ automotive experience, Jay was responsible for providing strategic industry knowledge to help influence the buy/build/partner decision making process and acted as the point of contact for high profile partnerships and strategic alliances.
Jay was also responsible for leading and coordinating cross-functional deal teams for partnerships and acquisitions.
Jay brings extensive experience acting as a primary negotiator on a wide variety of agreements, achieving both revenue generation and cost savings.