Our Team

Analysts

Dave Zoia

Executive Director of Content
AV, Electrification

Dave Zoia

Executive Director of Content
AV, Electrification

Dave oversees all editorial and research content for Wards Intelligence and keeps close tabs on AV technology and the latest trends in electrification and advanced batteries.

Amy Alexander

Industry Analyst
ADAS

Amy Alexander

Industry Analyst
ADAS

Amy researches and analyzes ADAS applications and trends and reports on monthly new-vehicle sales in North America.

James Amend

Senior Analyst
AI, AV, ADAS

James Amend

Senior Analyst
AI, AV, ADAS

An expert on artificial intelligence and autonomous technology, James keeps clients up-to-date on how AI is reshaping the auto industry.

Steve Bell

Principal Analyst
Connectivity

Steve Bell

Principal Analyst
Connectivity

Steve focuses on the impact of 4G and 5G connectivity, IoT and emerging technologies in the rapidly transforming automotive domain.

Luca De Ambroggi

Luca De Ambroggi

Senior Principal Analyst
Automotive Electronics Ecosystem
Luca De Ambroggi

Luca De Ambroggi

Senior Principal Analyst
Automotive Electronics Ecosystem

Luca deals with the impact that transformative technologies and new E/E architectures are having in the industry, disrupting and reshaping the complete automotive supply chain.

Bob Gritzinger

Senior Analyst
Advanced Powertrain Systems

Bob Gritzinger

Senior Analyst
Advanced Powertrain Systems

An expert in propulsion and technology, Bob covers advancements in internal-combustion engines and electrified and fuel-cell vehicles.

Keith Igwe

Data Analyst
Sales & Installation Data

Keith Igwe

Data Analyst
Sales & Installation Data

Keith compiles North America sales data and researches installation data. 

Jim Irwin

Content Production Specialist
News Features

Jim Irwin

Content Production Specialist
News Features

Jim covers emerging technologies and the supply sector and works closely with our network of analysts around the globe.

Doug Newcomb

Senior Analyst
Mobility

Doug Newcomb

Senior Analyst
Mobility

An expert on connected cars and mobility, Doug provides insight on the new-mobility market and how it is reshaping the relationships between automakers, tech companies and local governments.


 

Christie Schweinsberg

Senior Analyst
Electrification, Mobility

Christie Schweinsberg

Senior Analyst
Electrification, Mobility

Christie focuses on the state of electrified vehicles worldwide and the charging infrastructure supporting them.

Haig Stoddard

Senior Analyst
Production Sales Analysis & Forecasting

Haig Stoddard

Senior Analyst
Production Sales Analysis & Forecasting

Haig provides market analysis and insight on future vehicle trends, including North American production and vehicle and powertrain sales forecasts.

Erin Sunde

Industry Analyst
Fuel Economy, Environmental Regulations & Related Strategies

Erin Sunde

Industry Analyst
Fuel Economy, Environmental Regulations & Related Strategies

As our fuel economy expert, Erin provides insight on environmental regulations and related strategies.

Drew Winter

Senior Analyst
Connectivity

Drew Winter

Senior Analyst
Connectivity

An expert on UX technology, Drew focuses on developments in automotive connectivity, including innovation in infotainment and communication.

Sales

Lynn Olthof

Key Account Manager
lynn.olthof@informa.com

Lynn Olthof

Key Account Manager

Lynn manages key automaker and supplier accounts for the Wards Intelligence suite of automotive products and services.

Vince Baldwin

Business Development Manager
vincent.baldwin@informa.com

Vince Baldwin

Business Development Manager

Vince helps automakers and suppliers in Europe, as well as the finance sector globally, find the right solutions for their intelligence needs.

Brian Priestley

Business Development Manager
bpriestley@wardsauto.com

Brian Priestley

Business Development Manager

Brian works with clients to target business opportunities and achieve successful market strategy through technology and solution growth.

Shirley Knapp

Client Support Manager
shirley.knapp@informa.com

Shirley Knapp

Client Support Manager

Shirley assists clients with renewing their Wards Intelligence subscription and provides them with information on other products and services.

Management

John Sousanis

Managing Director
Informa Tech Automotive

John Sousanis

Managing Director
Informa Tech Automotive

With over 20 years of experience in automotive data and insights, John manages the Informa Tech Automotive division, which includes Wards Intelligence, WardsAuto and TU-Automotive.

Lisa Williamson

Market Lead, Informa Tech Automotive
Informa Tech Automotive

Lisa Williamson

Market Lead, Informa Tech Automotive
Informa Tech Automotive

Lisa represents the combined automotive research, marketing services and event opportunities across Wards and TU Automotive to facilitate client business goals in the areas in which automotive and technology intersect.