Bill Swislow is a digital media consultant, and he teaches media-related classes at Northwestern University. He was a founder of Cars.com, where he served as a senior executive until December 2014. Before joining Cars.com, Swislow held several roles at the Chicago Tribune, at Dow Jones News Service, and at alternative weekly newspapers in New England and California. Swislow writes about outsider and self-taught art, operates the cultural website interestingideas.com, and sits on the boards of SPACES, Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, and the Daily Cardinal Alumni Association.