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Sean Wolfington is an entrepreneur who has built businesses in the Automotive, technology and film industries. At the age of 34, Wolfington was a finalist in Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” and was named the 2012 “Entrepreneur of Year” by Haute Living magazine. By the age of 40, Wolfington built and sold three market leading digital platform companies that enabled the sale of over one billion dollars worth of vehicles over the internet and were acquired by the 3 largest tech companies in the auto industry.
Wolfington was chairman of the board of Vin Solutions, the 33rd fastest growing technology company on the Inc 500 list, before Cox Automotive/ Autotrader bought the company in June 2011. Prior to the sale of VinSolutions, Wolfington founded two leading digital platform companies including BZ Results (acquired by ADP in 2006) and Automark/Cyber Car (acquired by Reynolds and Reynolds in 2001). Wolfington’s automotive technology companies have worked with 16 automotive manufacturers, 76 of the top 100 dealer groups, and over 5,000 retailers in 18 countries.
Wolfington is the founder, chairman and CEO of CarSaver, a mobile auto buying platform that partnered with Walmart and Univision to help consumers use their mobile phone to shop, buy, finance and insure all brands of new and used cars. Wolfington also owns Los Angeles Honda, one of the top selling Honda dealerships in the world and a number of auto-tech companies, including Data Driven Holdings, Tier 10, Team Velocity Marketing, Level 5, Car-mercial, Social Dealer, Call Revu, DealerAppVantage, Intellacar, & DrivingLoyalty.com
Beyond automotive, Wolfington’s previous companies have produced multiple major motion pictures including Bella, the Mighty Macs, Self-Medicated and Little Boy. Wolfington’s companies have also helped market many films including the Chronicles of Narnia, Charlotte’s Web, the Polar Express and Son of God. Wolfington has created digital marketing strategies for global artists, including Shakira, the Grammy award winning artist who he helped build an online following of over 100 million people on Facebook and Twitter alone.
Wolfington is the chairman of The Wolfington Charitable Foundation which actively supports charities that serve the poor and defend the defenseless. In 2008, Wolfington was honored with the President’s Service Award for his work to serve others, received the Legacy Award from the National Council for Adoption and was honored by Tony Bennett in 2012 with the Tony Bennett Exploring the Arts Award for his support of the arts and children’s education.
Wolfington supports his twin brother’s (Ryan Wolfington) foundation that transforms the lives of underprivileged kids by teaching them about life through the game of tennis. He currently resides on the island of Key Biscayne, Florida with his wife Ana and their four children.
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