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Mike Wall

IHS Markit
Executive Director, Automotive Analysis
Mike Wall serves as the executive director of automotive analysis at IHS Markit. He brings over 20 years of financial analysis, forecasting, consulting and manufacturing experience to the firm, with a primary focus on assisting financial firms and suppliers in their evaluation and understanding of the auto industry, as well as in-depth analysis of vehicle markets and trends.  
Mike has extensive experience working with both manufacturing and financial firms. With a knowledge base established studying and covering the automotive industry as well as experience in financial analysis and banking, Mike is able to offer clients timely and relevant insight, thereby aiding their strategic planning or investment analysis processes. Moreover, he has a deep background in the area of vehicle forecasting and market-trend analysis, allowing him to assist clients in their assessment of near-term risks and planning scenarios.
Mike is quoted frequently in the media on a variety of automotive topics and has delivered presentations focusing on both macroeconomic and specific market outlooks to company executives and other interested groups, including the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in Vienna, Austria.  
Prior to joining IHS Markit, Mike was the director of forecasting at IRN, Inc. He also held financial and analytical positions in the manufacturing and banking sectors.
Mike graduated summa cum laude with an undergraduate degree in finance from Grand Valley State University.  He later earned the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation.