Disruptive Wireless is the personal blog of Dean Bubley, founder of industry analyst & consulting company Disruptive Analysis. It offers outspoken, insightful and sometimes acerbic observations on the world of mobile technology - handsets, networks, operator strategies, applications & business models.
The blog does not accept advertisements or paid posts. Where clients of Disruptive Analysis are discussed, this is clearly noted wherever possible. Opinions and analyses are included here for general interest, but are subject to change and need careful interpretation in the specific context of a given company.
Dean Bubley - Biography
Dean Bubley is the Founder of Disruptive Analysis, an independent technology industry analyst and consulting firm. An analyst with over 20 years’ experience, he primarily specialises in wireless, mobile, and telecoms fields, with further expertise in certain aspects of the broader technology industry.
His present focus is on wireless technology, especially the evolution of mobile broadband, service provider business models, mobile device architecture & software, applications ecosystems and enterprise mobility. He provides clients with advice and analytical opinion on topics such as business models validation, technology innovation and go-to-market strategies, "addressable market sizing", planning and due diligence.
Recent work has included:
· A study on the role of Telecom Operators as OTT-style service providers
· A series of Masterclasses on “The Future of Voice”
· Publication of White Papers and Reports on
o IMS Rich Communications Suite
o Mobile Broadband Traffic & Policy Management
o Voice on LTE
o Mobile Data Offload
· Author of STL Partners’ Strategy Report on the Roadmap to New Telco 2.0 Business Models
· Advising a Tier-1 Mobile Operator on future Voice and Messaging business models
· Business development for an aggregator / enabler of mobile video publishing solutions
He was formerly an equity analyst, covering communications and software stocks with Granville Baird, the UK arm of US-based investment bank Robert W. Baird. Prior to that, he had spent eight years at UK research firm Datamonitor, where he co-founded the company's Technology business unit, directly managed the Internet & Networking competency area and custom consulting operations, and held the titles of Chief Analyst and Director of Consulting.
Mr Bubley has extensive experience in both published analytical research and bespoke consultancy, and regularly speaks at industry conferences and events, and writes the well-known Disruptive Wireless industry blog. He also works collaboratively with various partner organisations, including the Telco 2.0 Initiative and Martin Geddes Consulting. He holds a BA in Physics from Keble College, Oxford University.