Michael Buckingham

Managing Director PIN Auto Finance, JD Power

Mike joined JD Power in 2013 and provides the oversight and strategic direction for JD Power’s Power Information Network (PIN) Automotive Finance Practice in the US and Canada. The PIN “Navigator” product provides real-time automotive lending information and decision-support tools based on the collection and analysis of daily new- and used-vehicle retail transaction data from thousands of automotive franchises. Details from these transactions are evaluated by Lender Clients to create products that focus on key measures, including pricing, risk, advance, and term. Additionally, the PIN product provides credit scores for both loans and leases in the US and Canada. Mike has been in the indirect auto financing industry for over 30 years. Prior to JD Power he was the President-CEO of Hyundai