Jason Hope is a Scottsdale based entrepreneur, philanthropist, futurist, and investor. His enthusiasm for technology as well as giving back to the society is inspiring. Jason was born and brought up in Tempe, Arizona. He went to Arizona States University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He furthered his studies at ASU’s W.P. Carey Business School where he attained an MBA.
Jason uses his extensive knowledge in technology to watch the current trends in the industry and to make predictions on the future of technology. His predictions about the future have made him to earn the title of a skilled futurist. Jason Hope believes that the Internet of Things may have the power to manipulate the future of the modern community as several devices become connected.
The Internet of Things is a technology that relies deeply on the internet. It includes usage of network-connected components that link with each other without any human intervention. According to Jason Hope, the Internet of Things is permanent. However, it will have a different outlook in the future. The true value of this technology will be attained in years to come.
Jason also explained that one of the major challenges developers will encounter is application mindshare. As many devices get connected, individuals and businesses will not appreciate most of the developments. Jason Hope predicts that the Internet of Things will be more applicable in the hospitality industry.
Jason is an active philanthropist with a special focus on disease cure, education, biotechnology, and scientific research. One of the organizations that Jason supports is the SENS Foundation. The organization carries out extensive research on anti-aging drugs. Jason sees this as an opportunity to create better lives. SENS take a different approach to curb aging. They focus on finding a cure to diseases that break down the body making a person to age faster than he/she should. Diseases like heart and lung disease as well as Alzheimer’s disease interferes with all the functions of the body. Currently, the doctors deal with these diseases after they have occurred but SENS want to prevent these diseases from happening. Jason donated $500,000 to this foundation.