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A “serial entrepreneur,” Painter has incorporated 38 companies with a primary focus in auto retail, auto finance, and insurtech.
Painter founded CarsDirect (now Internet Brands), the first company to put an upfront price for a car on the internet, and car buying service; TrueCar, a NASDAQ-traded car buying website for new and used car buyers and dealers that ushered in transparency in auto retail, as well as used subscription startup Fair which pioneered the Car-as-a-Service model. His latest startup, Autonomy, is an EV-only subscription service that is on a mission to make access to EVs easier and more affordable.
Painter is a member of the World Economic Forum and has spoken at its Davos conference. He was also a founding member of Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room and was an early advisor at Tesla. He’s garnered numerous technology and entrepreneur of the year awards and launched TrueCar Racing, an all-female racing team sponsored by Penske Media Corporation and Virgin Group.