MENLO PARK, CA – Nagi Palle, Ph.D., has joined ATC-Onlane — an online auction company in North America for automotive dealers to buy and sell wholesale vehicles — as vice president of analytics.

In this role, Palle will be responsible for increasing the ATC-Onlane’s overall sell rate, assisting customers with market pricing, and driving internal analytics for ATC Open (, the company’s full-service online marketplace.

With more than 15 years of wide-ranging industry experience in automotive, management consulting, engineering, and finance, Palle will lead the analytics team in providing market-pricing guidance to both ATC-Onlane’s internal sales organization and automotive dealers in order to help the company continue to innovate its industry-leading online auctions.

Palle was most recently an executive partner in Accenture’s supply chain and automotive practice, where he was primarily responsible for leading major global transformation programs at original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers. Prior to that, he served as a principal at A.T. Kearney, and in 2004, oversaw operations at the company’s Mumbai office. Palle was also finance and strategy director at iMotors, a value-added retailer of pre-owned vehicles, where he was responsible for used-car pricing and economics, financial modeling, and operations strategy for the company’s B-to-B and B-to-C businesses. He has also held management and technical positions at Visteon Corporation and Ford Motor Company.