Jason Hope has quickly become one of the most vocal supporters of the rapidly expanding Internet of Things. The Internet of Things is what the tech industry refers the collection of internet connected technology as. Right now smart technology is rapidly gaining ground as one of the fastest growing markets in the entire tech world. From smart cars to Google Watches and everything in between. Jason Hope, a talented futurist who is based out of Tempe, AZ, believes that eventually, the industry is going to far surpass its entertainment focused niche. Hope believes, and this is echoed by many market trends, that the future of the Internet of Things is going to fundamentally change the world that we are living in. Let’s meet the man behind the rapidly growing industry and learn about what attracts him to this specific type of technology.
Education and Upbringing
Jason Hope was born and raised in Tempe, AZ and he would go on to study at Arizona State University where he would get a degree in finance. Hope would go on to get his MBA and he would immediately begin plying his trade within the tech world. Hope used his education in order to establish his first company, Jawa. Now, Hope says that he makes the majority of his living working as an investor. Hope says, “Everyone knows that the future of society relies on technology. Technology connects interconnects people, places, and things.”
Finding Profitability in Technology
Hope knows that being an entrepreneur is a tough task but he has always felt up to the task. Hope says, “As an entrepreneur, you always have a healthy sense of doubt. It’s what keeps you on your toes and forces you to think ahead.” Hope hasn’t had much in terms of struggles thus far in Jason Hope’s effective career but he still knows that doubt can be used to his advantage. Hope says, “While doubt cripples most, I use it to fuel my passion for change.”
The Internet of Things
Hope is particularly focused on the way that the Internet of Things has been growing and expanding over the years. He acknowledges that smart technology has become more popular of late but hesitates in calling it the kind of progress that will eventually start coming. The IoT is going to be much more than just entertainment and Hope believes that it will lead to improved functionality and a change in the way of our living.
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