Jason Hope wears many professional hats including entrepreneur, businessman, investor, philanthropist, and self-proclaimed “futurist.” Also, among this list includes a great passion for technology that started when he was a young man. He has multiple websites on the internet, including one that focuses on investing in young entrepreneurs tech ideas to make them become reality. The other part of his technology obsession is the Internet of Things and how it is going to change the world. Imagine a world were most devices are connected to the internet and each other. The possibilities are endless and for some people can be life changing. A person who is handicapped and is bound to a wheelchair but because of smart technology they can use their voice to control the lights, temperature, and music in their home. This is only the beginning. In 2020 it is predicted that 30 million devices will be interconnected, drastically changing the landscape of society. For more information connect with Jason Hope on LinkedIn.
The tech loving entrepreneur is so passionate about the Internet of Things that he wrote a book all about it. In clearly tech fashion, it’s an ebook and it is called “Understanding the Internet of Things Revolution: A quick guide for thriving in the IoT era.” In his book Jason Hope thoroughly describes what the Internet of Things means and much more. Even though he is a huge advocate of the IoT Mr. Hope fairly goes to the other end of the spectrum and also describes the drawbacks of it. This includes having the right amount of personal security with your information so people cannot hack it. On the other hand smart technology can improve the quality of life for so many people. From time saving gadgets, to life saving devices to Internet of Things has endless potential.
Jason Hope was born and raised in Arizona, where he currently still resided. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Arizona State University. At the same university he attended the W. P. Carey School of Business where he achieved a Master of Business Administration degree. Jason Hope is currently the Director for the Arizona Science Center.