Amy is a part of the forecasting & analytics team working on the development of landscapes, ecosystems, and value chains. Her research focuses on connectivity, ranging from the production of the vehicle to the infrastructure and aftermarket industries.
Bob GritzingerPrincipal Analyst - Advanced Propulsion & Electrification Technology
Bob’s reporting focuses on e-machine technology, 48V electrification, fuel-cell vehicles, mechanical and electrified all-wheel-drive systems and automaker and supplier efforts to assure that internal-combustion engines remain relevant, capable, low-emission and highly efficient amid the automotive industry’s rapid transition to electrified propulsion. In addition, Bob is a juror for the Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems, Wards 10 Best Interiors and Wards 10 Best UX awards.
Caroline HicksDirector, Events, Automotive
Caroline Hicks is the Director for Events at Informa Tech Automotive Group. In this role, Caroline is responsible for the development, delivery and management of all Informa Tech Automotive Group exhibitions, conferences, and awards ceremonies. In particular, Caroline manages the event content team, who follow and research a range of automotive technology trends in order to develop timely and relevant event agendas and experiences, taking place both online and onsite across the globe. Caroline and her team currently produce the flagship events, Automotive Tech Week and Automotive Tech Week Europe, as well as FOCUS: Electrification, FOCUS: Software Defined Vehicle, Automotive Tech Megatrends, FOCUS: Connected Vehicle Commerce, FOCUS: Commercial Trucks and FOCUS: Future Dealer, and bespoke events. Caroline also speaks regularly at events for the events and media industries, including recent appearances at SXSW 2021, Evolve 2020, and The International Association of Exhibitions and Events Expo! Expo! 2020 event.
As an electrification analyst, Christie follows and analyzes all topics pertaining to electrification including batteries, charging infrastructure and electric vehicles for the Wards Intelligence website. She also moderates and presents at many Informa Tech Automotive Group events and is a judge for the Wards 10 Best Engines and Propulsion Systems, Wards 10 Best Interiors and Wards 10 Best UX awards, as well as a contributor to the WardsAuto website.
Dave ZoiaExecutive Director, Research
Dave oversees content for the subscription service and its in-depth intelligence reports. He has covered the global auto industry for more than 30 years, most of that for Wards, where over the past decade he has led the transition from print to its award-winning digital products.
Drew WinterSenior Analyst, Cockpit of the Future + Community Manager
Drew creates content for WardsAuto conferences and events, writes stories and does in-depth research for WardsAuto.com and Wards Intelligence. He was won numerous awards for his work in both print and digital media and has been covering the auto industry since 1978.
Glenn SandersPrincipal Analyst - Autonomous Vehicle Technologies and Trends
Glenn synthesizes information about automotive technologies, markets, and key players, including OEMs, suppliers, service providers, and platform providers. He specializes in research related to the evolution of autonomous vehicles (AVs) and driver assistance technologies (ADAS).
Haig StoddardPrincipal Forecaster - Market Analysis and Forecasts
Haig supports the Wards Intelligence database and produces regularly scheduled and custom subscription-based posts tied to North America production and sales analysis and forecasts, as well as general global market analysis. He also is working on projects to help expand the company’s coverage of future trends through creating vehicle-based forecasts related to factory-installed equipment, such as ADAS and mobility.
Jim reports on all aspects of the automotive industry, from engineering to retailing to new technologies including connected cars and autonomous and electric vehicles and also serves as a judge in Wards annual 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems, Wards 10 Best Interiors and Wards 10 Best UX awards.
Lewis PowersSenior Conference Producer – Automotive Events, Informa Tech
Lewis is a Senior Conference Producer for Automotive Events at Informa Tech. In this role, Lewis is responsible for the content research, agenda writing and speaker acquisition of Informa Tech Automotive Group events. Lewis’ main focus topics include software, electrification, propulsion, and mobility. Lewis is currently co-producing the flagship events, Automotive Tech Week and Automotive Tech Week Europe, as well as FOCUS: Electrification & Advanced Propulsion, FOCUS: Software Defined Vehicle and FOCUS: Commercial Trucks.
Lisa BrailsfordSenior Conference Producer, Events, Automotive
Lisa Brailsford is a Senior Conference Producer at Informa Tech Automotive Group. Lisa produces on the group’s flagship events Automotive Tech Week, Automotive Tech Week Europe as well as ATW Megatrends and FOCUS: Connected Vehicle Commerce. Lisa has worked in event production for over 10 years and is responsible for researching automotive technology trends, developing strategically focused event agendas, and recruiting high quality industry speakers.
Luca De AmbroggiChief Analyst - Technologies and E/E Architectures
Luca’s reporting and analysis focus on Electric and Electronic Architecture, Semiconductor Technology, as well as on the impact that an expanded automotive ecosystem will have on future business models and profit pools. He is recognized worldwide as one of the industry’s leading experts in electronics and semiconductor components for the automotive market.
Madison LingoResearch Associate - Markets & Global Data
Madison joined the Wards Intelligence data team in March 2021 after 2 years in scientific data management. She collects, processes, and reports current and historical vehicle sales and production data for North America and international markets as well as researches U.S. vehicle equipment data.
Olympia Fotiadi MouzalaSenior Research Associate
As part of the Data & Forecasting team of Wards Intelligence, Olympia tracks vehicle production and sales for over 50 markets. Before joining Wards Intelligence in 2021, Olympia was part of the Service Providers and Market teams of Omdia where she monitored key market developments of the European telco scene with a focus on 5G development.
Paul MylesEditor, TU-Automotive
Paul, from West London, is currently the Editor of TU-Automotive. He steered the title to be winner of the Eddie Awards Best B2B Website for Technology 2019. He is able to achieve this by drawing on a richly diverse journalistic career at a national media level and is one of Britain’s most controversial motoring experts.
Sarah PetitAnalyst, Data Management
Sarah maintains the current and historical vehicle sales, production and inventory datasets for North America and international markets. She tracks global market trends, pairing the automotive sales data with news and economic cycles.
Steve BellDirector of Market Research
Steve is a strategy, marketing and technology advisor, analyst, speaker and commentator on the mobile Internet and the emerging IoT space. Steve has had an extensive career, working with Motorola in Germany, the U.K. and the U.S., developing an in-depth understanding of the mobile industry.
Tom MurphyManaging Editor
Tom Murphy is managing editor of WardsAuto.com. He leads selection of the Wards 10 Best Engines, Wards 10 Best Interiors and Wards 10 Best UX competitions. Tom grills year-round, never leaves home without a guitar pick, tends to a fish pond in his backyard and aspires to own a Jaguar E-Type someday.