Black Widow, an automated imaging company serving the automotive industry, has named Chris Dillow as chief technology officer. The Missouri-based company offers a drive-through camera system that captures images and 360-degree virtual tours within seconds.
Dillow (LinkedIn profile) has 30 years of information technology experience. He will work to scale Black Widow’s information systems as the firm expands its client base in automotive remarketing, according to a company statement.
“Chris joins our team at the perfect time,” said Jason Hauk, the company’s CEO. “Chris’s deep experience and proven track record as a leading technology executive in our space will accelerate Black Widow’s already advanced imaging systems to enable dealers, auctions, service departments and rental companies to transact, verify and build trust with their customers in the digital world we now all work in.”
Before joining Black Widow, Dillow was chief technology officer for ADESA Auto Auctions. He helped bring ADESA into the digital world by implementing more efficient and consistent imaging of auction inventory, and getting inventory into the cloud.
He also worked for AutoVIN, a provider of vehicle audit and inspection services catering to car makers, leasing companies, banks and others.