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Jeffrey is currently President and CEO of SureSale, a leading certification platform for pre-owned vehicles. Widely recognized as a pioneer in the automotive Internet, Schwartz was President and CEO of two early companies in the sector- Autobytel and AutoWeb.com. Prior to that, he served as Vice President, Corporate Affairs for The Walt Disney Company in Burbank, CA and was responsible for negotiating the company's long-term strategic marketing and promotional partnerships and administering the company's affairs worldwide. He has also served as an analyst for a state environmental agency, taught political science at the University of Southern California, was engaged in research at a nationally known foundation, and founded and served as director of an advocacy organization serving indigent children, which continues to directly serve over 2,000 children annually. He holds a BA (1988) in international relations and an MA (1991) and Ph.D. (1993) in political science from the University of Southern California. He has served on the board of the Motion Picture Association of America, the Public Affairs Council, the National Association of Manufacturers, and the Citizen's Research Foundation. He is an active member of the Asia Society and chaired the Entertainment and Media in Asia Conference for three consecutive years. He is an appointed commissioner on the Los Angeles Convention and Exhibition Center Authority and the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy. He and his wife, Suzanne, and their three children live in Calabasas, CA. Jeffrey is a member of the 1998 class of Henry Crown Fellows and the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.