Napoleon Rumteen

Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations for Tekion

Napoleon Rumteen is Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations for Tekion. Rumteen joined Tekion in October 2018 and is responsible for expanding the company’s presence in the automotive industry and oversees the company’s Marketing, Sales, Implementation, and Partner Success teams. In addition, Rumteen is involved in developing the company’s worldwide strategic initiatives. Rumteen brings nearly 28 years of automotive sales and service experience to his role at Tekion.

He founded CarMind in 2007, an online video training platform that identified best practices nationwide for OEM and dealership Sales & Service departments. CarMind illustrated real-life scenarios with high-quality video production to simulate daily operations. He’s written more than 600 Sales & Service training courses and applied his knowledge of film-production during his time with CarMind. Rumteen spent 16 years in automotive retail, mostly in management. As General Manager of Business Development for Rusnak Auto Group in Southern California, he helped the company’s digital Sales, Service, Marketing and Business Development center. He spent eight years with Mercedes-Benz, including his role as General Manager of Mercedes-Benz of Valencia.

In addition to his automotive SaaS (software as a service) experience, Rumteen was involved in other technology verticals. He produced various interactive media platforms including choose-your-own-adventure mobile applications specific to gaming, entertainment, training and education. He holds a U.S. patent on an algorithm-based, mobile device video decision tree.