• Automotive


  • Chris Webber
    Vice President
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    As Vice President for the Global Automotive Practice, Chris Webber heads a research team that covers all market aspects of automotive embedded control electronics, autonomous vehicles, infotainment, telematics systems and semiconductors.

  • Roger Lanctot
    Director Automotive Connected Mobility
    +1 617 614 0714

    As a Associate Director in the Global Automotive Practice, Roger Lanctot has a powerful voice in the definition of future trends in automotive safety, powertrain, and infotainment systems. Roger draws on 25 years experience in the technology industry as an analyst, journalist and consultant. Roger has conducted and participated in major industry studies, created new research products and services, and advised clients on strategy and competitive issues throughout his career.

  • Kevin Li
    Director China Market Research
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    Kevin Li Jianyu, Senior Analyst in the Global Automotive Practice, has more than 16 years’ experience in the telecommunication and wireless communication industries. Prior to joining Strategy Analytics, Kevin was the senior engineer and international cooperation coordinator for the Research Institute of China Unicom/China Netcom. Kevin has also held the position of software & test engineer for the Radio Regulatory Committee, which focused on the radio monitoring and direction finding of RF

  • Ian Riches
    +44 1908 423645

    As Director for the Automotive Electronics service, Ian Riches heads a research team covers all aspects of core automotive electronic systems, semiconductors and sensors on a worldwide basis.  Ian has always been passionate about cars - his parents joke that he was shouting Ford! Volkswagen! before he said Cat! Dog!. His areas of research include powertrain, chassis, safety, security and body applications including high-growth areas such as hybrid and electric vehicles, advanced driver

  • Richard Robinson
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    Richard Robinson, Director, Automotive Infotainment and Telematics service, (AIT) has an industry background with over 10 years experience in automotive, where he directed and developed Navigation, Infotainment and Telematics products for the mass market. He has leveraged his industry experience to create highly detailed analysis and forecasts of Automotive systems, semiconductors and service markets.

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    Chris Schreiner
    Director of Syndicated Research
    +1 617 614 0713

    As Director of Syndicated Research within the Strategy Analytics UX Innovation Practice, Chris Schreiner is responsible for leading teams delivering in depth user experience analysis and insights for clients in the wireless, smart home, and automotive industries.

    Chris has 18 years of experience in UX and human factors research, and has successfully led projects globally for clients in the automotive and wireless industries.

  • Greg Basich
    Associate Director
    +1 617 614 0762

    Greg Basich, Senior Analyst, Automotive Multimedia and Communications service (AMCS), has more than 13 years of experience in the automotive industry as a business-to-business online and print journalist and editor. He has covered a range of segments in the industry, including automotive infotainment and audio, fleet management, alternative-fuel vehicles and related technologies, and aftermarket parts and suppliers.

  • Kevin Mak
    Principal Analyst
    +44 1908 423644

    Kevin Mak is an Analyst of the Automotive Electronics Service, specialising in the strategic analysis of automotive electronic systems, semiconductors and sensors.

    He has worked for the Automotive Electronics Service since 2006 where he is responsible for producing reports on the automotive electronics industry and forecasting global trends for a wide range of clients in motor manufacturing, tier 1 electronics suppliers and vehicle parts manufacturers.

  • Edward Sanchez
    Senior Analyst
    +1 617 614 0717

    Edward A. Sanchez, Senior Analyst, Global Automotive Practice, brings more than 15 years of experience in the automotive industry in marketing and media, working in both trade and consumer media. He has covered the light truck market for more than a decade, following regulatory changes and shifting consumer preferences in the space such as engine downsizing, the global growth of the crossover segment, and increasing regulatory scrutiny and enforcement of diesel emissions standards.

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    Derek Viita
    Senior Analyst
    +1 617 614 0772

    As Senior Analyst for the In-Vehicle UX service, Derek Viita provides consumer-focused insights on every detail of car-related experiences.  Areas of expertise include mobile and integrated HMI, autonomous vehicles, driver distraction, and voice-controlled systems.

    Derek has 10 years of experience advising companies and government agencies in the automotive and wireless spaces.  He has scoped and executed a variety of worldwide strategic, usability, and design validation research.

  • Angelos Lakrintis
    Industry Analyst
    +44 1908 423664

    Angelos Lakrintis, Industry Analyst for the Autonomous Vehicles Service (AVS), has broad knowledge in areas such as Sensor Fusion, Autopilots, Decision Making and Data Fusion.  

    He has previously worked as a Researcher at Cranfield University from October 2013 until September 2014 in the department of Autonomous Vehicle Dynamics and Control (AVDC) which reinforced his interest in the areas of Autonomous Systems.  This work was with the support of the industrial company McLaren