Fred Lee

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Fred Lee, Chief Technology Officer

Fred Lee serves as chief technology officer for Cars.com. In this position, Lee manages the technical and data engineering teams and is responsible for the product, data and operational platforms.



Prior to Cars.com, Lee was the vice president of digital architecture at Grainger and chief technology officer at Gamut, a fully-owned subsidiary of Grainger. Previously, Lee was the chief technology officer at Belly, a six-year-old Chicago startup with top-tier investors, such as Andreessen Horowitz and Lightbank.



Before his time at Belly, Lee was the chief information officer and chief technology officer of Enova International, Inc. (NYSE: ENVA). During his time at Enova, he helped launch eight businesses in six different countries while managing a team of 250 engineers, five data centers, and multiple systems.



Lee served as the director of web strategy at Vail Systems prior to joining Enova, where he was responsible for the creation and development of the company’s web-based services and products.



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