Jason Hope’s recent philanthropic endeavors have been highlighted in several online articles. While others might view his recent monetary donations to agencies such as the SENS foundation as charitable contributions, Jason Hope sees them as investments in the future of medicine. More specifically, an investment in anti-aging.
Mr. Hope has become a staunch supporter of the SENS foundation, which places a focus on finding regenerative solutions for diseases associated with the aging process such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. This research foundation works to find preventative strategies that will work to help the body on a cellular level.
In 2010, Jason Hope was spotlighted as having donated 500,000 dollars to the SENS foundation. This donation allowed the foundation to purchase equipment they could use in their Cambridge based lab. Through Mr. Hope’s generous contribution they were also able to begin a new research program into how human tissue breaks down glycation end products. By locating the causes of cellular breakdown with age, they hope to be able to reverse or eliminate many debilitating conditions.
Raised in Arizona, Jason Hope attended Arizona State University where he specialized in finance. He views himself as a futurist who looks for opportunities to help advance humankind. The anti-aging work conducted by the SENS foundation is just one of several entrepreneurial endeavors he has invested in. In addition to the breakthroughs being made in the field of medicine, Mr. Hope is also very interested in the advancement of technology. He often refers to these advancements as the Internet of Things or IoT. In fact, he is so well versed on the current trends in technology that he has written a book about it.
Jason Hope views the IoT as an advanced system of connectivity. This broad spectrum synchronization of devices has already begun. He sees the changes taking place in technology as points of potential that will change the way the business world operates. One area in particular that has caught the attention of Mr. Hope is transportation. He points to the advancements being made to help monitor issues with maintenance for trains and real-time updates on road conditions for bus lines.
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