John Sousanis is Managing Director of Wards Intelligence, and the director of the Wards Intelligence Outlook Conference Series. During his 20 years in automotive data & insights, John has worked as a market analyst, U.S. sales and production forecaster, and as head of WardsAuto’s data and insights group. John has authored and co-authored several special reports on fuel economy and regularly speaks to automotive professionals on topics ranging from flexible manufacturing to global powertrain trends and U.S. OEM Green Strategies.
Doug Newcomb, Wards Intelligence Senior Industry Analyst, Mobility, has been covering car technology as a journalist for 30 years and is an expert on connected cars and mobility. He has been sought out for his opinion by such high-profile media outlets as The New Yorker, Fast Company, NPR, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Boston Herald, Detroit Free Press, Reuters and others. Doug has appeared on CBS News, CNBC and the Los Angeles affiliates for ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox News to talk about car technology and is a frequent speaker at automotive and consumer-electronics industry events around the globe.
Amy Alexander is a data analyst at Wards Intelligence researching and analyzing ADAS applications, along with reporting on monthly new-vehicle sales in North America. Before joining the team, she interned at the Michigan Tech Research Institute and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Amy graduated from Michigan Technological University with a degree in Mathematics. She earned her M.S. in Statistics from Western Michigan University while working as a teaching assistant for the mathematics department.