Carsfast CEO named one of the Top 100 Auto Finance Innovators at the 2021 Auto Finance Innovators Award
PHÉONIX, December 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Automotive retail platform Carsfast today announced that the CEO Shaun sumaru was named one of the top 100 automotive finance innovators in the Automotive Financing Innovators Award 2021. Sponsored by Lightico and Auto Fin Journal, the awards recognize auto finance professionals who have made significant technological contributions to their business and to the industry.
The awards follow significant innovation in the auto finance industry over the past 18 months. McKinsey described the future of auto finance as ‘dynamic, disruptive and different’ with greater shift to digital sales channels, a vision shared by KPMG which also predicts “technological and commercial disruption”.
Carsfast, which helps lenders and dealers accelerate their loyalty and sales, has pioneered personalization in car buying, providing both buyers and sellers with flexibility and convenience. Buyers can purchase thousands of new cars on their cell phones and complete the entire car buying process via SMS chatbots, including pre-qualifying for a car loan.
Shaun sumaru, CEO of Carsfast said Carfast’s mission is to make buying a car a seamless experience for all parties.
“To be named one of the Top 100 Automotive Finance Innovators is recognition of our vision and the hard work of the entire team to create the powerful and innovative Carfast platform. We believe personalization is the future of the industry, creating an exceptional customer experience and ensuring every deal is a victory for all parties, ”said Sumaru.
Zviki Ben-Ishay, CEO and Co-Founder of Lightico praises the high level of innovation observed in the industry.
“We are incredibly excited to see such a strong group of auto finance professionals leading industry innovation at a critical time. Leaders like Shaun sumaru are a great example of technological innovation that is truly revolutionizing their business, ”said Ben-Ishay.
Carsfast is an automotive retail platform that helps lenders and dealerships accelerate their loyalty and sales. Our proprietary technology combines customer preferences with our broad lender panel and national inventory.
Lightico is an award-winning SaaS platform that enables businesses to accelerate their customer journeys through automated workflows. Its clients include Fortune 500 companies in highly regulated industries such as finance, insurance and telecommunications.