A payment solution for vehicles and fleets

We’re on a mission to change the way the world pays by connecting vehicles, merchants and banks for seamless transactions. Using our cardless fleet payment solution, your vehicle can process transactions on your behalf.

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Car IQ has created a payment solution for vehicles and fleets that enables vehicles to transact securely. Car IQ’s underlying technology is based on a patented machine identity verification process, Know Your Machine®, that tracks spending, cross references and authenticates purchases, protects against fraud and provides actionable insights into the health and activity of every vehicle in your fleet. We remove the hassle of traditional payment methods, providing a fully automated vehicle payment system. 

We designed Car IQ Pay to serve the broad needs of vehicles including fleet managers, automotive OEMs, car sharing services, ride sharing platforms, and commercial fleets.

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Leadership Team

Our team is made up of seasoned professionals with experience in automotive software and hardware technology, payments, SaaS data systems, and big data analytics.

  • Sterling Pratz
    Founder, CEO

  • Khalid El-Awady
    Chief Product Officer

  • Arun Yadav
    Chief Technology Officer

  • Robert M. Wilen
    SVP Finance & Operations

  • Matt Nicholson
    SVP Merchant Commercialization

  • Sean Lanahan
    VP Customer Success

  • Steve Erbst
    Chief Revenue Officer


  • ally ventures
  • alpana ventures
  • avanta ventures
  • BlackBerry - Intelligent Security. Everywhere.
  • Bridgestone
  • Circle K
  • Citi Ventures
  • Forte Ventures
  • Navistar
  • plug and play
  • quest venture partners
  • RBC
  • scrum ventures
  • State Farm Ventures
  • telus ventures
  • Visa