Stuart Ravens

Principal Research Analyst

AI and Advanced Analytics
Stuart Ravens is a principal research analyst in Navigant Research’s Digital Energy team. Ravens manages the AI and Advanced Analytics Research Service, and in addition to the use of analytics across the energy industry, has an interest in utility digitization, analytics, transactive energy, blockchain, robotic process automation, and changing utility business models. His work covers energy company and vendor strategies for managing the transformation to a distributed future. He focuses on how new technologies—such as blockchain and AI—can give users a future competitive advantage, but also covers the significant barriers to digital transformation.

Ravens has been an analyst for more than 20 years. For the past 11 years, his work has focused on the use of technology by utilities. He has played a lead role in the delivery of custom research and advisory work for many energy companies, IT vendors, service providers, and renewables specialists. As an expert on the use of IT in the energy industry, he has been invited to speak at conferences around the world. Ravens has also worked as an analyst in financial and professional services organizations based in London. He holds an MSc in information science from City University, London.

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“During the past decade, it has become easier for companies to deploy machine learning thanks to falling costs, new technological advancements, a softening of conservative attitudes, and a fresh approach to analytics procurement.”
— Stuart Ravens