Leadership team

  • Langley Steinert Founder/Executive Chairman

    Langley Steinert founded CarGurus in 2006 with a vision for helping automotive shoppers better navigate their car search. Since then, the company has grown to become a leading global automotive marketplace, helping millions of shoppers find great car deals and connect with top-rated dealers. Before founding CarGurus, Langley was co-founder and Chairman of TripAdvisor, Inc, an online travel marketplace. He also held management roles at Viaweb (which was sold to Yahoo! Inc), Papyrus and Lotus Development Corp. In addition to serving as Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board at CarGurus, he also is a board member at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and he is co-founder and Chairman of the Board at ApartmentAdvisor, a flat rental marketplace. Langley holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a BA from Georgetown University.

  • Jason Trevisan CEO

    Jason joined CarGurus in 2015 as Chief Financial Officer, and he was appointed as CEO in 2021. Before joining CarGurus, Jason was with Polaris Partners for 12 years, serving as a General Partner since 2010. Before his time at Polaris, he held various management roles in Analytics and Client Services at aQuantive (which was acquired by Microsoft) and was a consultant with Bain & Company. Jason received his MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a BA from Duke University.

Board of directors

  • Langley Steinert, Chairman

    Langley Steinert founded CarGurus in 2006 with a vision for helping automotive shoppers better navigate their car search. Since then, the company has grown to become a leading global automotive marketplace, helping millions of shoppers find great car deals and connect with top-rated dealers. Before founding CarGurus, Langley was co-founder and Chairman of TripAdvisor, Inc, an online travel marketplace. He also held management roles at Viaweb (which was sold to Yahoo! Inc), Papyrus and Lotus Development Corp. In addition to serving as Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board at CarGurus, he also is a board member at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and he is co-founder and Chairman of the Board at ApartmentAdvisor, a flat rental marketplace. Langley holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a BA from Georgetown University.

  • Steve Conine

    Steve Conine is Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Wayfair Inc, a leading global online destination for the home. Prior to co-founding Wayfair, Mr Conine served as Chief Technology Officer for Simplify Mobile Corporation, an enterprise software company he co-founded in 2001. He also served as Chief Operating Officer for the London office of iXL Enterprises, Inc. and Chief Technology Officer of Spinners Incorporated, an IT consulting company he co-founded. Mr Conine holds a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University.

  • Lori Hickok

    Lori Hickok most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Development Officer for Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc, a leader in lifestyle media with brands including HGTV, Travel Channel and The Food Network. She also previously served as Scripps’ Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Finance. Ms Hickok first joined The EW. Scripps Company in 1988 and held positions as Vice President and Corporate Controller, Chief Analyst for Corporate Development, New Media Operations Controller and Divisional Controller. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee and the YWMA , Knoxville and East Tennessee. A retired certified public accountant, Ms Hickok holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance from Miami University.

  • Steve Kaufer

    Steve Kaufer is Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tripadvisor, Inc, an online travel marketplace. He also serves on the Tripadvisor Board of Directors. Prior to co-founding TripAdvisor, Mr Kaufer served as President of CDS, Inc, an independent software vendor specialising in programming and testing tools. He also serves on the board of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation, a non-profit based in Boston. Mr Kaufer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from Harvard University.

  • Anastasios Parafestas

    Anastasios Parafestas is Founder, President and Managing Member of The Bollard Group LLC, an SEC-registered investment advisory firm, and its private equity arm, Spinnaker Capital LLC. He has also served as a member of the board of directors of several private companies and served as a member of the audit and compensation committees of two such companies. Mr Parafestas holds a Master of Law in Taxation from Boston University, a Juris Doctor from New England Law | Boston and a Bachelor of Science from Bentley University.

  • Greg Schwartz

    Greg Schwartz is co-founder and CEO of Tomo Networks, a fintech startup that improves the home-buying experience. Prior to Tomo, he served as President, Media and Marketplaces of Zillow Group, Inc., an online real estate marketplace, where he also previously served as Chief Business Officer, as Chief Revenue Officer and as Vice President of Sales. Prior to joining Zillow, he was Vice President of Advertising Sales at CNNMoney.com, a financial media company, and was previously National Accounts Director for the Automotive and Finance Properties of Yahoo!, Inc., an online search company. Mr. Schwartz holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Hamilton College.

  • Ian Smith

    Ian Smith is a Managing Director at Allen & Company LLC, where he focuses on technology companies, providing advice and investment banking services. He also serves on the board of directors of Aurora Innovation, Inc., a privately held provider of autonomous vehicle technology. Mr Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts from Williams College.

  • Jason Trevisan

    Jason joined CarGurus in 2015 as Chief Financial Officer, and he was appointed as CEO in 2021. Before joining CarGurus, Jason was with Polaris Partners for 12 years, serving as a General Partner since 2010. Before his time at Polaris, he held various management roles in Analytics and Client Services at aQuantive (which was acquired by Microsoft) and was a consultant with Bain & Company. Jason received his MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a BA from Duke University.