CHIEF PRODUCT AND PROCESS OFFICER, DAIMLER MOBILITY
WHY: Ran AutoGravity, digital lending firm in Irvine that connects loan leads to lenders and car buying leads to dealers. 5- year-old firm has raised some $80M to date. Daimler AG executive for two decades, posted in Portugal, Madrid and Beijing.
QUOTABLE: “I’m a big believer in [Turn]. I believe as soon as young people realize they can rent a well-maintained used car, like new, without facing the depreciation curve, they will.”