IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoGravity, a FinTech pioneer on a mission to transform the way people buy and finance their cars, has announced the appointment of Sheng Wang as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to drive the company's global engineering efforts. Wang joins AutoGravity's executive team with responsibility for leading product and engineering to deliver a trustworthy and innovative car buying experience that empowers the consumer.
"Sheng is a true master of her trade, a trusted leader with the utmost command of product and engineering, uniquely qualified to take AutoGravity technology to the next level," said Andy Hinrichs, founder and CEO of AutoGravity. "Sheng's authentic, hands-on leadership has been instrumental to our speed and success in setting the pace of digital retailing in the automotive industry. We are confident in her ability to rally our world-class engineering team to definitively own the digital car buying journey, beginning to end and beyond."
Prior to her appointment as CTO, Wang led AutoGravity product development as the company's first Director of Product, building cross-functional teams to develop and launch the award-winning AutoGravity platform, as well as branded platforms for Volkswagen Credit and Kia Motors Finance. Wang joined AutoGravity with more than fifteen years of leadership experience in the technology industry and an uncompromising dedication to building dynamic teams and high-impact products that people love.
"As mobile technology matures and mobile usage continues to surge, more and more people are looking to shop and buy their cars online. Car shoppers want an easy way to find the right car, check affordability, secure their financing and get the car delivered to them in a few simple steps," said Sheng Wang. "It has been rewarding to see how AutoGravity has already changed the car financing process and I can't wait to continue the journey to provide the best digital car buying experience to all consumers."
As CTO at AutoGravity, Wang will elevate the AutoGravity platform by applying her passion and expertise in user experience, customer relationship management, program management, project planning and workflow analysis to the forefront of the company's developmental efforts.
Wang is inspired by audacious missions, challenging problems, thoughtfully opinionated people, and positive work culture. Prior to AutoGravity, Wang led product development teams at eBay, Microsoft, and The Walt Disney Company. Wang holds a Bachelor of Science from Taiwan University and a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University.
AutoGravity is revolutionizing the way people buy and finance cars. Harnessing the power of the smartphone, AutoGravity technology provides a new level of transparency, convenience and speed to the car shopping and financing process. AutoGravity partners with the world's leading banks and financial services companies to give car buyers direct control over their car financing options while connecting them to a nationwide network of trusted car dealerships. Available on iOS, Android and Web, AutoGravity empowers car buyers with up to four binding offers in minutes. Based in Irvine, California, AutoGravity was founded by an international team of digital natives and auto industry veterans. For more information on AutoGravity, please visit www.AutoGravity.com and follow @AutoGravity on Twitter.