Dean Allemang has a formal background, with an MSc in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge, England, and a PhD in Computer Science from The Ohio State University, United States. He was a Marshall Scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge.
Dean Allemang was the Chief Scientist at TopQuadrant, where he specialized in Semantic Web consulting and training. He has been an invited keynote speaker at several Semantic Web conferences, including the Semantic Technologies conference (2010), RuleML (2006) and OWL-ED (2011). He has worked as an invited expert reviewer for the European Union and for the Irish government.
- Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist (with James Hendler) Morgan Kaufmann (2008). ISBN 978-0-12-373556-0.
- Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist (Second Edition) (with James Hendler) Morgan Kaufmann (2011). ISBN 978-0-12-385965-5.
- S is for Semantics, an online journal written by Dean Allemang