Fred Lee

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Fred Lee, Chief Technology Officer

Fred has served as Chief Technology Officer since May 2018. In this position, he manages the technical and data engineering teams and is responsible for the product, data and operational platforms. Fred is leading the CARS technology transformation by modernizing and building a faster and more efficient platform that accelerates innovation of products and solutions for car buyers and sellers.


Prior to CARS, Fred was the vice president of digital architecture at Grainger and chief technology officer at Gamut. Previously, he was the chief technology officer at Belly, a six-year-old Chicago startup with top-tier investors and Enova International, Inc.


Fred received a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University and a Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.