Joe Oliveri

Title: Vice President of Data As A Service at KAR Auction Services

Track: Infrastructure

Presentation Title: "The Road Ahead: The Future of Automotive is Bright with Data, Analytics & Machine Learning"

Overview:

Big data isn’t just for big companies. Technology and data have completely redefined how we interact with the world around us—from ordering dinner on our smartphones to streaming music on Spotify. The past decade has brought new technologies to market in every industry—including automotive—all with the goal of reducing friction and adding convenience to every consumer interaction.

In this workshop, Joe Oliveri, Vice President of Data as a Service at KAR Auction Services, will examine the cross roads of automotive remarketing, data science, predictive analytics and machine learning. This session will give attendees a look under the hood into how harnessing millions of data points can yield actionable insight for dealers, OEMs and consumers alike. Joe will highlight the current trends and forecast what’s to come as these innovations continue accelerating the modernization of a sector often viewed as a relic.

Bio: Joe Oliveri is vice president of Data as a Service for KAR Auction Services, Inc. In this role, Oliveri is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership oversight to KAR’s DRIVIN inventory solutions, deployment mechanisms and data science, as well as strategic oversight of the company’s subsidiaries autoniq and instaVIN.

Oliveri has more than 20 years of automotive industry experience. He joined KAR in 2018, serving as vice president and leader of autoniq, an industry-leading provider of mobile and digital vehicle pricing and evaluation reports. Oliveri was directly responsible for leading autoniq’s operations and digital product development and for advancing the company’s market growth strategies.

Prior to joining KAR, Oliveri held various leadership roles at Cars.com, including leading multimillion-dollar initiatives such as OEM certified programs and vehicle acquisition business for dealers. His strong dealer relationships and understanding of their challenges led him to create solutions that enhanced their buying and selling experience. Oliveri also served as leader of mobile product for Cars.com—generating approximately eight million visits to the site per month.