Shazan Siddiqi is a Senior Technology Analyst at IDTechEx working primarily on electric vehicles (EV) and charging infrastructure. His background lies in the automotive industry after working in the corporate strategy and advanced manufacturing teams at Tata Motors on the company's industry 4.0 plans. Here, he explored the commercialization of technologies such as robotic process automation, cobots, augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR) technologies, and big data solutions. Shazan has developed technology benchmarking, implementation, and roadmapping skills over the years to help assess opportunities and add value to organizations. Shazan is a regular contributor to various media outlets, providing insights and opinions from his research.
Shazan holds a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering with first class honors from the University of Manchester and studied a variety of topics including mechanical engineering systems, fluid dynamics, material science, structures, additive manufacturing, robotics, and engineering foresight. While at university, he worked extensively with the formula student team. This involved the design, procurement, manufacturing, and fitting of components onto a competitive racing car, which developed his passion for automobiles.
Shazan works as a Senior Technology Analyst within the EV team at IDTechEx. As part of his role here, he leads the company's coverage on the electric vehicle charging infrastructure and micro-mobility markets, providing in-depth research on the technologies, companies, policies, and business models found globally. Shazan has helped clients across sectors to better understand the market and the intersections between the transport and electricity industries.