Jon Alain Guzik

Los Angeles

Jon Alain Guzik

Los Angeles

I am a Los Angeles-based serial entrepreneur and consultant. I love the challenge of working with start-ups and seeing the fruit of hard labor translate into major growth, lots of revenue, happy users, closed deals and an awesomely amazing product. I am the founder of the Connected Car/IoT start up, Prazo. We are launch Fall 2015.About me: I helped launch the Yahoo! Autos vertical and, for over 3 years, worked on the team that created one of the most trafficked automotive portals on the web.After Yahoo!, I was part of the team at DriverSide, a VC-backed automotive start-up where I help scale the company to over 50mm users, created millions in revenues and on-boarded thousands of dealers. I oversaw all content, marketing and automotive data services. DriverSide was acquired by Advance Auto Parts (AAP) in 2011. After DriverSide, I stared a consulting firm, Hubris Factory, with a focus on consumer and enterprise strategy in the automotive, big data, CSR and the Internet of Things spaces for Fortune 100 companies and start-ups alike. Hubris Factory worked with American Honda, Isaia, Splunk, Ford and Panjo, to name a few.I am the founder of PasioMedia, a new-media company launched in April 2014. PasioMedia owns RideApart and DriveApart, two of the top men's lifestyle portals in the automotive and powersports spaces with millions of monthly visitors. RideApart is millennial and mobile focused with over 70% of users under 35 and over 50% of traffic from our mobile product.