Dr. Richard Seiho Kim leads Auto Battery Research Group in Supply Chain and Technology within IHS Markit Automotive. His research responsibilities include both of high voltage and low voltage automotive battery technology forecasting. He is also partly involved in other e-mobility research associated with policies, regulations and incentives, car makers’ strategies, etc.He has a doctorate degree of Technology Management from the Korea University along with a bachelor’s degree of Mechanical Engineering. His academic interests lie in technology forecasting and technology innovation in automotive industry. Prior to joining IHS Markit, he served as competitive intelligence researcher in General Motors and Renault, and a strategic account manager in Bosch. His extensive automotive industry experience allows him to interpret and articulate the context behind his research with anecdotal evidence, as well as leverage a good number of excellent industry contacts for further insight.