The January 26th, 2017 edition of Engadget features a article that summarizes Jason Hope’s optimism on the Internet of Things.
Jason Hope is a well known tech entrepreneur whom has written multiple articles on the topic for Tech.Co. The “Internet of Things” refers to the capability of controlling everyday things from kitchen devices to public transportation by syncing them up with wireless technology.
Jesse Boskoff’s article, ” Jason Hope’s Hard Line Stance On the Internet of Things”, reflects Hope’s belief that all conceivable devices will eventually be interconnected. Hope believes this technology will be the biggest investment that large corporations will make in the near future. He argues that the syncing up of devices will make everything more efficient to the point that a company would be foolish not to invest in the technology. Hope also makes the point that syncing everything up will make public transportation safer and improve air quality by reducing pollution. Jesse Boskoff concludes his article by stating ” Mr. Hope’s optimism …is certainly well-grounded”.
Jason Hope initially experienced success as an entrepreneur when he create Jawa, a mobile communications company. Recently, he has experienced a great deal of success by investing in marketing services involving Search Engine Optimization and Digital Media Solutions. However, he has developed a reputation as a “futurist” through his philanthropic activities.
In December of 2010, Jason Hope pledged $500,000 to the SENS Foundation. The SENS Foundation conducts research that addresses the problems associated with aging and their associated diseases. He believes the advancement of rejuvenation biotechnologies is essential. Hope has also provided grants to young entrepreneurs through his Investing In Our Future website which provides $500 – $5000 to kick start their ideas. Jason Hope has earned a Degree in Finance from Arizona State University and an MBA from W.P. Carey School of Business.