Writing for Engadget in January, author Jesse Boskoff examined the ideas of entrepreneur and philanthropist Jason Hope. Hope is a futurist that champions the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things is the term for the growing number of consumer and commercial devices with Internet connectivity.
Jason Hope believes the Internet of Things represents positive change for humanity that will shape society into a less wasteful and safer place.
Hope’s interest in the future is not limited to the Internet of Things. As a futurist, Hope is constantly looking for technology’s promise to change life and make it easier. It is from this vision that Hope’s ties to the SENS Foundation arises. The SENS Foundation is a non-profit that is trying to address age-related illness. Hope has pledged $500,000 in funding to the Foundation, intending to ally himself with scientists that are pioneering new medical science.
Hope’s pledge of $500,000 is part of his commitment to philanthropy. Hope has a very deliberate approach to both business and philanthropy that pushes for advancements that benefit humanity. This larger social vision sets him apart from his peers and makes him a leader in both business and society at large. Hope’s support for advancements in science and medicine benefit us all.
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