Eric Woods

Research Director, Smart Cities and Urban Innovation, Navigant

Eric Woods is a research director leading Navigant Research’s smart cities and urban innovation services. In this role, he brings together his experience across the energy, mobility, buildings, and government technology sectors.  As well as authoring a series of ground-breaking research reports on smart cities, Dr. Woods has led several major smart city consultancy projects. 

He has 25 years of experience as an analyst and consultant on new technology trends including in-depth research in the areas of IT infrastructure, data analytics, knowledge management, public sector IT, and cleantech innovation. He is frequent speaker at industry conferences and is quoted regularly in major publications. He has worked on consultancy assignments to a wide range of clients, including public and private sector technology users, utilities, and global IT players, as well as many small and growing technology companies.