Dean Anthony Gratton

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About Dean Anthony

Dr Dean Anthony Gratton is a bestselling author and columnist.

Dean has worked extensively within the wireless communications/telecoms R&D industry and has an accomplished career in software engineering, software/solution architecting, technical project management.  He has developed, architected, led teams across several new product developments and has authored technical documentation for the Internet of Things; Smart Grid/Metering energy industry: SMETS1/2, DECC; transportation; automotive; mobile (cellular) phones; VoIP, IPTV, DigitalTV, broadband; Femtocells; Bluetooth wireless technology, Wi-Fi; ZigBee/Z-Wave technology and NFC.

Dean has always maintained a hands-on approach to technical project management, technical/software architecture and new product development.  He has consistently worked within challenging timeframes and budgets; delivered projects on time and has always maintained an open and honest communication ethos when managing customer relationships/third parties, stakeholders and/or senior management, all of which has been undertaken across multi-disciplined teams and in an international environment. 

Dean is also a bestselling author and a popular columnist covering a breadth of wireless technologies.  He has contributed to a number of industry periodicals, where he has written many contentious articles sharing his thoughts and challenges on wireless industry news, opinions and gossip. Dean continues to provide an authoritative published and vocal presence within the wireless communications industry.

Dean holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) Psychology and a Doctorate in Telecommunications.

You can contact Dean at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter (@grattonboy) to enjoy his witty shenanigans, social media and technology-related tweets. Dean is an influential social media persona and was listed in the 50 “Top Dogs” of Twitter ( You can also read more about his work at