Dr. Henning Wicht is director of advisory research and consulting for technology at IHS Markit.
His industry expertise encompasses photovoltaics, renewable energy, sensors and electronics. Dr. Wicht has advised the senior management of numerous companies in the manufacturing industry over the past 15 years. He successfully led numerous projects in the areas of power generation, distribution and storage, renewable energy, batteries and semiconductors. He has addressed investment decisions, business models and value generation, as well as market entry, technology roadmaps and change of business. From 2008 to 2013 he developed Supply Chain technology research and advised executive management on strategic procurement of polysilicon. IHS Markit data was retained on several occasions when Dr. Wicht expert witnessed during litigation and arbitrations of polysilicon and wafer supply agreements. He led the Photovoltaic Research practice from 2005 to 2013 (inclusive of time at IHS Markit, iSuppli and WTC). In 2010, iSuppli became part of IHS Markit. Prior to iSuppli , Dr. Wicht had founded and managed WTC, a consulting company specializing in market research for electronics, photovoltaics and MEMS that merged with iSuppli in 2008. Henning Wicht holds a diploma in economics and electrical engineering (Dipl. Wirtschaftsingenieur) from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. He attained his doctorate in economics (1999) from TU Darmstadt.