– Auto Dealer Traffic, Inc. — an automotive search engine marketing company — has named Patrick Stanton to its board of advisors. Stanton is a principal with the Seattle-based consulting firm Cascade 10, and has more than 12 years experience as a consultant, entrepreneur, and executive in the Internet, clean technology, and transportation industries.
Before joining Cascade 10, Stanton served as VP, business development for Dealix Corporation. As part of the early executive team, he developed strategic alliances with major brands such as Yahoo!, Microsoft, AOL, General Motors, and Ford, and helped build Dealix into one of the automotive industry’s leading Internet marketing services companies.
Prior to Dealix, Stanton achieved similar success as VP, business development for Autoweb.com (acquired by Autobytel), where he ran the company’s enterprise sales and affiliate marketing programs.
Stanton is the founder and corporate development chair of the California Clean Tech Open, which promotes the commercialization of clean technologies. He is also the founder of Chobe Group, LLC, an angel investment and advisory organization bringing best practices in automotive retailing to emerging markets such as India and the People’s Republic of China.