Eric Smith


Eric Smith is Director of the Connected Computing Devices (CCD) research service within Strategy Analytics. With his extensive knowledge and experience in the tablet, 2-in-1, and notebook PC segments, he provides market sizing, forecasting, connectivity trends, insights, and bespoke research to vendors, suppliers, operators, investors, media, and others with an interest in the industry.


Eric has previously served as an analyst in Strategy Analytics’ Connected Home Devices (CHD) service, primarily covering game consoles and PCs. He often attends trade shows, visits clients, is quoted as a source in media publications, and serves as a judge for the GSMA's Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards and the CTA's CES Innovation Awards.


Prior to joining Strategy Analytics, Eric was an Economic and Political Advisor at the Consulate-General of Japan in Detroit, delivering qualitative analysis of economic and political trends for Japanese diplomats.

Eric holds a BA in International Relations with a concentration in Japanese from James Madison College at Michigan State University.

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