About Autofusion, Inc.

Autofusion Corporation, founded in January 1998 and headquartered in San Diego, is a leading provider of products and services for automotive e-commerce. The company’s offerings facilitate significant sales efficiencies for dealers, help consumers select cars, and match consumer selections with dealer inventory at the best prices.

Executive and Board Biographies

Carl Maeda, CEO

Carl Maeda joined Autofusion as its first employee as a software engineer in 1998. Additionally, Carl has served as a Project Manager, Director of Search Marketing, and most recently Vice President of Operations. He has extensive product knowledge and customer facing experience in all aspects of auto-related e-commerce. Carl received a bachelor of science degree in computer science from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).

Roy Van Beaumont, Co-Founder & CTO

Prior to co-founding Autofusion in 1998 and launching CarPrices.com, Van Beaumont worked as a software consultant for several companies, including Community Care Network and Vanstar Corp. (formerly ComputerLand). Van Beaumont received his bachelor of science in computer science from the University of Missouri, Rolla.

Ahmed Ghouri M.D., Co-Founder & Director

Ahmed's passion for automobiles, car racing, and the internet led to the founding of Autofusion with Roy Van Beaumont in 1998. Ahmed successfully led the corporation, as its first CEO, from seed financing to profitability. Dr. Ghouri is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist, principal author of 68 scientific publications, and inventor of 10 issued and pending US patents. Dr. Ghouri was formerly an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, and an attending anesthesiologist at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills, CA. He is also the founder of private-equity backed Anvita Health Inc., the developer of healthcare's most powerful analytical engine. Anvita's Fortune 500 customers include the nation's leading insurers, disease management companies, EMR's, claims clearinghouses, prescription benefit managers, and Google.

William Green J.D., Director

William W. Green has been practicing law in California for more than 30 years. Majoring in Mechanical Engineering, Green also received his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Green focused on Law School and received his Juris Doctor degree from La Verne Law School where he has been elected as a California State Scholar. Green has also been an active member in his community, contributing to the Kiwanis Club and Boy Scouts of America.

What people are saying...

"I am a 35 year veteran of the Automobile business, starting my career in 1977. As a long time veteran and be blessed to have a clientèle that has grown with me over that time plus working with some larger accounts such as the Los Angeles Lakers, I decided to open my own business January 2010. I am now into my ninth month and my business is successful and continuing to grow in this world economy. There is no doubt, absolutely no doubt in my mind that meeting Roy Van Beaumont and Lance Johnson was critical in my endeavor. They work with the largest of automotive groups, however at the same time took the time and effort to see a small business owner in today's world got the attention needed in order to help insure my success."

"I say to any entity in the automotive world, from the biggest to the smallest, or the one not yet on line, STOP, look no further you have found the truest and brightest web company that any business could dream of. Hats off to Roy, Lance and the entire Autofusion company."

"You had me at hello."

Thank you sincerely,

Christopher F. Abrahms

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Why Autofusion?

Keyword: "Talent." No other company can offer the talent Autofusion can bring to the table. We are evolving daily-- building relationships and learning better ways to help you grow as a successful car dealership. Simply put, we take pride in our work. Just browse through our work portfolio and company bios, and you'll agree that at Autofusion, we've got talent.

Here is just a taste of the areas Autofusion will be glad to help you out with:

  • Customer Service
  • Automated Specials and Exports
  • Incentive Data
  • Marketing