Dean Bubley

Dean Bubley

Founder & Director, Disruptive Analysys

Dean Bubley (@disruptivedean) 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’ experience, he specialises in mobile / telecoms fields, with an eye on the broader technological, governmental and societal contexts. He is one of the leading market observers and forecasters covering 5G, 6G, FTTX, Wi-Fi, edge/cloud compute, enterprise private networks, wholesale, new telecom business models, voice/video communications and broadband/spectrum policy.

He is known as a contrarian and visionary, often with challenging opinions that go against industry consensus. Speaking at over 30 conferences and other events per year, and quoted by publications such as The Economist, FT & Wall Street Journal, he is an authority and provocateur. He regularly appears in technology industry videos, podcasts and blogs.

Mr Bubley 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.

FutureNet World 2024

Day Two (BST/UTC+1)
Wednesday 17 April 2024
Track B: Operations - Network Modernisation and Autonomous Networks
12:30
Panel: The Future Telco – Moving from data-driven to intent driven to drive autonomous networks