Ben Gardner


Northeastern Group LLC

Ben Gardner is President and co-founder of Northeast Group, LLC, a smart infrastructure market intelligence firm based in Washington DC. The firm publishes the annual Global LED & Smart Street Lighting: Market Forecast study which has become the industry standard for research on the global streetlight market. Prior to founding Northeast Group in 2010, Ben was a management consultant focused on the utility sector. Ben holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).