Jason Hope: Internet Is The Inevitable Future

Your smartphone wakes you up. You go to the kitchen to the smell of coffee already prepared by your smart coffee pot. You are on your way to work when your car’s GPS system tells you there has been a terrible accident and gives you an alternate route. Once you get to work you have your first virtual meeting with people who are across the country. Then during your break, you go for your daily mile walk, all the while paying attention to your smart health bracelet which checks your vital signs among other things. Your entire day has been filled with the internet. We now take the internet and its applications for granted especially the millennials, who haven’t known any other way. This is just a normal thing to them.

The internet and its applications are exploding at a very high rate. It’s getting to the point where your entire life revolves around “smart” devices. Soon, your car will be able to drive itself, your refrigerator will be able to order food when you are out, and your dog’s collar will be able to let you know where he is at all times. Everything is relying on the internet from appliances to luggage. In order to fill out an application for most businesses nowadays, you have to go to their website.

Is this something we should be worried about. Basically, we have the eye in the sky watching our every move. Entrepreneur, Jason Hope, explains the “Internet of Things”, in an article on the website https://www.crunchbase.com/person/jason-hope#/entity. He explains that good or bad, the internet really has no limits. He explains the 7 ways the internet has influenced everyday life. Those 7 applications are “Morning Alarm Clock, Breakfast and Coffee, Morning Commute, Health Monitoring, Traffic Jam Alerts, Wearable Devices, and Smart Baby Monitors”. But there are so many more things than these 7 applications. We now have smart luggage, smart dog collars, smart refrigerators, and the list goes on and on.

Jason Hope, a young entrepreneur residing in Arizona, earned a finance degree from the University of Arizona. He is trying to make a difference in the world of technology. His businesses include Engine Optimization, Digital Media Solutions, Computer and Business Information Systems, and Interactive Software. Jason Hope says that people can begin a business with technology with hard work. He also says that social media is a great way to get your business out to the world, but it has to be used correctly.

We can all look forward to more and more smart devices and maybe even a robot in the not-so-distant-future. Everything will be tied to the internet.

Former Verizon CIO is Now The CEO Of Coriant

 

Being the CEO of a major optical transport company isn’t for the faint of heart or the inexperienced IT professional. The IT industry is moving faster than a speeding bullet, and Chief Executive Officers of the large IT companies must have the know-how and the background to keep the profits coming in an industry that is as cut-throat as any industry. Technologies like genetic engineering computers and the emerging field of nanotech are much different than the technologies that preceded them in an obvious way. The automobile, telephone, jet travel, and the television were in a rapid growth mode for a while, and they transformed society, but they eventually settled into a manageable rate of change. Each of those technologies was rewarded for basically staying the same rather than radically transforming itself.

But the IT industry doesn’t work that way, according to the new CEO of Coriant, Shaygan Kheradpir. Shaygan has an engineering Ph.D. from Cornell University, and he said the IT industry is self-accelerating. Shaygan explained that statement by saying the IT products of their own processes help them produce new products faster than ever. Shaygan said new computer chips are used to develop the next more powerful chips. The same thing happens in the biotech and nanotech processes. Those technologies seem to accelerate one another, according to Kheradpir.

Computers are producing better computers and when nanobots are perfected they will immediately start making new nanobots, according to Kheradpir. Kheradpir is a 28-year veteran of the IT industry. Shaygan started his career with GTE. He was influential in making GTE grow as fast as it did. When Bell Atlantic merged with GTE and Verizon Communications was formed, Shaygan was named CIO of the company. Kheradpir is credited with changing many of the internal systems when he was with Verizon, but one of his biggest accomplishments was reworking the IT systems at Barclays Bank. The Barclay IT system is still considered one of the best banking systems in the industry. Kheradpir has been spending most of his time and energy working with the Coriant executive team even though he was employed by Marlin Equity Partners. Marlin Equity Partners put the Coriant deal together when Nokia, Tellabs, and Sycamore Networks wanted to combine their efforts into one company.

Pat DiPietro was the Chief Executive Officer of Coriant, but DiPietro is moving to Marlin Equity Partners as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. DiPietro likes the way Shaygan thinks, and he believes Kheradpir is the person that can lead Coriant in the future, according to an article published by Lightreading.com. DiPietro said Shaygan has the knowledge and the experience to move Coriant forward in the very competitive world of Information Technology. DiPietro also said he will still be available to consult with Shaygan because of the relationship that Marlin Equity Partners has with the board at Coriant. Coriant has revenues that exceed $1 billion so it will be interesting to see what impact Shaygan has on the bottom line. The Board of Directors at Coriant think that impact will be a positive one.
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