ACV Appoints Tech Officer

By Staff Writer September 13, 2021

ACV, a digital auto marketplace and data services partner for dealers and commercial partners, announced the executive appointment of Chief Technology Officer Bahman Koohestani, who will lead the technology and product team. Koohestani brings over 25 years of leadership experience in technology, data analytics, product and operating strategies. His previous experience includes CTO roles at Lending Club, Thomson Reuters and NexTag.

With this strategic executive hire, ACV doubles down on its tech recruitment initiatives and investment in furthering innovation. Koohestani joins a roster of ACV senior leaders with B2B, consumer, automotive and high-growth technology industry experience.

“The addition of Bahman to our team comes at a pivotal time as ACV continues on its high growth trajectory while focused on empowering our dealer and commercial partners with best-in-class data and digital technology,” said ACV CEO George Chamoun.

Koohestani spent the last few years serving as the CTO at LendingClub.

“The technological development potential of ACV’s marketplace is huge and I’m eager to explore all the ways we can leverage ACV’s data for the benefit of our commercial and dealer partners,” Koohestani said.

Bahman started his career at Netscape in 1995, where he and his team commercialized the web and created the first-ever web browser.

He graduated from York University in Toronto with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.

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Last modified on Monday, 13 September 2021 01:09