CHICAGO, Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DRIVIN today announced that Lisa Killeen, sales veteran and former regional sales leader at LinkedIn, has been named Vice President, Sales. She is responsible for the strategic direction and management of all sales and business development functions, including local direct and major account business, new market roll-out and dealer partnerships. She will set and drive achievement of DRIVIN's customer acquisition, revenue and retention goals, and plans to launch DRIVIN in 20 new, strategic markets in 2016.
"Lisa is a welcomed addition to our team. She is an energetic sales executive and strategist with proven results and an established record for success in start-up environments," said Justin Mahlik, co-founder and COO. "Her leadership will be a key component to our growth in 2016 and beyond."
Prior to DRIVIN, Lisa spent nearly six years with LinkedIn where she built, grew and led multiple new sales initiatives. Coming onboard when there were less than ten people in the Chicago office, Killeen led her teams to build strategic customer relationships by identifying key business challenges and creating simple solutions that deliver long-term value to the customer. Prior to LinkedIn, Killeen has held sales leadership positions in the US and abroad with CareerBuilder, Intercall and Premiere Global Services. Killeen has also been involved in a number of initiatives designed to help women thrive in their careers. At LinkedIn, she was the founder and joint-chair of Women@LinkedIn which connects all women at LinkedIn with opportunities to build meaningful relationships through learning and networking.
"I'm thrilled to join DRIVIN's dynamic team during such a pivotal, growth period. DRIVIN is positively impacting dealers by helping them source and manage their used car inventory more efficiently to meet local consumer demand, and I'm excited to help DRIVIN expand into new markets and establish key dealer partnerships."
DRIVIN is redefining used vehicle sourcing by bringing data and technology together in a first-of-its-kind, high-touch fashion to help automotive dealers acquire the right used cars, at the right price, right now. Combining highly personalized service with cutting edge technology and local market analytics, DRIVIN casts a nationwide net to find and vet quality, front-line ready, whole-sale priced vehicles, and connect them with dealers all across the country. Launched in 2015, DRIVIN is powered by CarCo Technologies.