Bernie Brenner is a serial entrepreneur who enjoys helping start-ups. He started TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE) in 2005 and is the Chief Strategy Officer, overseeing the company’s strategic partnerships and planning.
Since inception, Bernie has been responsible for the acquisition and management of TrueCar’s strategic partnerships, now exceeding 500 partners. TrueCar’s partnerships include USAA, Pentagon Federal Credit Union, Consumer Reports, American Express, AAA, Chase Bank and 9 of the top 10 automotive insurance companies. Prior to founding TrueCar, Bernie was Vice President of Business Development for Carfax where he secured and managed the company’s strategic partnerships with automobile manufacturers, dealer systems and online marketing partners.
Bernie is the author of The Sumo Advantage, a #1 bestseller focused on leveraging strategic business partnerships to create sustainable growth. He is also the host of the podcast Extreme Biz Dev.