CarBlip was founded by a multi-generational team of industry  veterans, digital natives, and a network of strategic alliance partners.

Leadership Team

Brian Johnson

Co-Founder, CEO, President, & Director

Brian brings 25 years of business and entrepreneurial experience to CarBlip. Throughout his career,  Brian has launched multiple digital and technology companies in the automotive and entertainment  space. Clients have included Toyota, Nascar, IndyCar, Walt Disney, Warner Brothers, Sony Pictures,20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures and others. His business-savvy mindset and entrepreneurial spirit help drive CarBlip and the team behind it. In his spare time, he enjoys racing open-wheel cars at challenging race tracks. Brian lives in Woodland Hills with his wife and kids.

Chang Lee

Co-Founder, Head of Product, & Director

Chang has founded and advised over a dozen startups in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and the Philippines. Over the last 20 years, he has advised brands like Time Warner, Sony, Neiman Marcus, and the Robb Report on digital strategy. Chang oversees all product development and engineering at CarBlip.

Brynn Holmes

Head of Social Media and Marketing

Brynn has been managing social media accounts for almost a decade. She brings leading edge automotive and media data science and analytics to support CarBlip as the company solidifies its leading role in today’s automotive market. With a Masters of Library and Information Science from UCLA, Brynn continues to keep pace with industry standards, supporting CarBlip’s online presence.

Richard Oh

Head of Concierge Sales

Richard is a builder with a proven track record of managing high-functioning sales, services, and market development teams. Within two years, he successfully grew his IT services start-up to over $11M in sales. Also, his passion for affordable housing led him to manage an Asset Management team with over $2B in real estate assets – directly responsible for housing more than 40,000 residents. His love for cars and helping customers drove him to become a top seller for Mercedes Benz.

Derek Levin

Co-Pilot (Sales Manager)

Derek has been in the Automotive Industry for over 20 years.  He has always expressed to his team and clients to be different from the guy down the street and make a difference in people’s lives. Derek prides himself in being able to listen as well as being a problem solver. Derek started his career in the music industry but once he found the Automotive Industry he felt at home. He truly believes that buying or leasing a new car should be an exciting time. Derek wants to bring the fun back to getting a new car. Family is everything to him and having 3 kids is never a dull moment. Derek lives with his wife and kids in Camarillo, CA.

Mona Moradi

Lead Concierge Sales Advisor

Mona started her career in the automotive industry as a Product Concierge for Anderson Autos Mercedes Benz where she learned the skill of luxury automotive sales & client service. She became one of their top sales performers with the highest customer service index. Mona is a primary resource for the CarBlip concierge team and helping them with coaching and closing deals. Mona started the CarBlip Christmas Toy Drive to raise money & collect toys for families who do not have the means to get their children gifts for the holidays and likes to personally deliver these gifts to the families on Christmas Eve.

Joe Cummings

Lead Concierge Sales Advisor

Joe Cummings, a seasoned professional in the automotive industry, brings a wealth of expertise to his role as a Lead Concierge Sales Advisor. With a distinguished background as a product specialist for Lexus, Joe has honed his skills in providing top-notch customer service and in-depth product knowledge. His commitment to excellence and passion for automobiles make him an invaluable asset, ensuring clients receive unparalleled assistance in navigating the automotive landscape with CarBlip.

Chris Thompson

Lead Concierge Sales Advisor

Chris Thompson has over 24 years experience as a high performing business development advisor dedicated to elevating client satisfaction and driving success in this dynamic and ever-evolving automotive market. Chris brings a client-centric approach to the CarBlip team that goes well beyond each transaction to build enduring relationships. In his spare time Chris plays and manages tournament softball up and down the coast of California, Nevada and Colorado.

Krista Nutt


Krista Nutt is a seasoned leader with a passion for building world-class brands and teams. She brings nearly 15 years of experience in marketing, communications, and operations across various industries, including finance, travel, luxury brands, and more. Krista holds a BS in Business Administration and Marketing from Chapman University. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their twins.

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A diverse team working to reinvent the car buying experience. CarBlip brings together a team of professionals across automotive, business, marketing, engineering, and more