Dean Bubley (@disruptivedean, www.deanbubley.com ) is the founder of Disruptive Analysis, an independent technology industry analyst and consulting firm based in London. An outspoken analyst & futurist with over 25 years of experience, he specializes in mobile / telecoms fields, with an eye on the broader technological and societal contexts into which they fit.
Dean is one of the leading market observers and forecasters covering 5G, network infrastructure & software, IoT, telecom business models, voice/video communications, and broadband/spectrum policy. His clients include many of the world’s leading telecom operators, vendors, regulators, and industry associations, conducting advisory projects & internal workshop exercises.
Dean was formerly an equity analyst, covering communications stocks, with the UK arm of investment bank Robert W. Baird. Prior to that, he spent eight years at UK research firm Datamonitor, where he co-founded the company’s Technology business, managed the Internet & Networking area and custom consulting operations, with roles of Chief Analyst & Director of Consulting.
He holds a BA in Physics from Keble College, Oxford University.