Founder, Chief Scientist and Director
Dr. Paul Dent was the Chief Scientist at Ericsson USA, where he led the research that matured into the Bluetooth wireless network.
Paul Dent was the Chief Scientist at Ericsson USA from July, 1990 to January, 2010, where he was a co-inventor, with Jaap Haartsen, on a communication technology called Penny Link. This technology was later revised and expanded to become the Bluetooth wireless network, a short range wireless technology. Prior to joining Ericsson, Dr. Dent was with Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications from 1987 to 1990.
Dr. Dent has been recognized by the United States Patent and Trademark Office as being the #1 patent inventor in wireless communication technology, having filed 350 + US patents, and over 1,000 international technology patents in his name.
- Wikipedia – List of Prolific Inventors
- Dr. Paul Dent’s 350+ US Patents
- How Bluetooth was born at Research Triangle Park – Triangle Business Journal
- Link to Dr. Paul Dent’s 406 US granted patents according to Opus Patent Analysis
Dr. Dent’s specialties include everything in electronics, particularly RF circuits, digital signal processing algorithms, system design, missiles, satellite, hardware design, satsomms systems design, navigation instruments, yacht instrumentation, cellphones and cellular systems, military radio, crypto, solar energy, high efficiency pure sinewave converters, CDMA, TDMA, OFDM and equalizers. Also, mathematical simulation of circuits, systems and algorithms. He enjoys mathematics of finance and investing, including stocks, bonds, options (all short and long), total return, short selling mechanisms, margin calculations, regulations and taxation.
Since retiring from Ericsson, Dr. Dent has developed, prototyped and filed 14 patent applications, three of which have been granted as of October, 2015 on one of a kind solar technology, including the SMART LOAD CENTER, and new Transformerless Sinewave DC to AC Solar Inverter technology, for residential and commercial solar applications. Four additional International patent applications have been filed around seven inventions.