Mr. Philip G. Gott, Director of IHS Automotive, brings over 35 years of automotive industry experience to his role.
He is responsible for assessing forward-looking technical, business, regulatory and societal trends to improve company performance. He is a sought-after consultant and public speaker on market challenges and new technologies. Mr. Gott has helped automobile and truck manufacturers and many global suppliers to achieve targeted business results by identifying competitive advantages of advance vehicle technologies, along with creating and implementing technical, business or market-entry strategies that increased revenues and gained market share. He also has provided broad, long-term strategies when assisting NGOs and government agencies, such as The European Commission, NASA, the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A member of the Society of Automotive Engineers since 1975, Mr. Gott authored a successful book, “Changing Gears: The Development of the Automotive Transmission,” as part of the SAE Historical Series. Mr. Gott graduated from Lafayette College, Easton, Pa., U.S., with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, where he was inducted into Pi Tau Sigma, the honorary engineering society.