Jason Hope keeps his finger on the pulse of technology and he has become a big proponent of the Internet of Things (IoT). An entrepreneur and Scottsdale, Arizona native, Hope has made a name for himself by becoming an authority on the future of tech.
In short, the Internet of Things refers to those devices that are connected to each other. Think about a refrigerator that knows when you are low on milk and will automatically order more.
Hope has written extensively on the Internet of Things and sees the technology as to biggest advancement in tech history.
Jason Hope sees IoT as a way for devices to become more efficient and as a way to eliminate waste. With IoT, cities can become more efficient and safer, Hope believes. He reasons that local transportation departments can use the Internet of Things to gather traffic data in real time and make adjustments to its public transportation system. As public transportation becomes more convenient for citizens, there will be an increase in ridership and a decrease in cars on the road.
Fewer cars on the road will result in fewer accidents and that will be a benefit for society as a whole. As Hope continues to champion the benefits of IoT, he has become an in-demand futurist and expert.
Jason Hope is a Scottsdale, Arizona native and graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Finance. He then earned an MBA from WP Carey School of Business at ASU. He has become an active philanthropist and makes it a point to give back to his community.