Jasper Technologies, Inc. Named Technology Pioneer By World Economic Forum
San Francisco, California – 26 August 2014 – Today, Jasper Technologies, Inc. was named a 2015 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, a prestigious accolade which honors the most innovative technology companies in the world across a wide range of industries. Jasper was selected as the first cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) platform purpose-built to enable enterprises to launch, manage and monetize IoT Service businesses.
“The Internet of Things has the power to transform just about every product business into a service business. Becoming a connected service business enables companies to deliver incredible new experiences and significantly increase the value delivered to their customers,” said Jahangir Mohammed, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Jasper. “We are excited to make a key contribution to this transformation, and honored to be recognized by the World Economic Forum as a 2015 Technology Pioneer alongside outstanding companies that are making tremendous impacts in the world.”
Each year, the World Economic Forum – renowned for its annual conference in Davos, Switzerland – recognizes promising companies that demonstrate the potential to transform the future of business and society through technology. The general public and members, constituents and collaborators of the World Economic Forum nominate candidate companies. The 82-member selection committee – comprising distinguished technology and innovation experts, academics and venture capitalists – reviews each application before making its recommendation to the World Economic Forum.
Jasper joins notable Technology Pioneers including Google (2001), Mozilla (2007), Clearwire (2008), Ubiquisys Ltd (2009), Twitter (2010), Dropbox (2012) and Nest Labs (2014).
For more information about this year’s World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers, visit http://www.weforum.org/techpioneers.
About Jasper Technologies, Inc.
Becoming a connected business means becoming a service business. And that’s where Jasper comes in. Jasper is the pioneer in cloud-based platforms for the Internet of Things (IoT) and the defining player in the Service IT category. The Jasper Platform empowers enterprises and mobile operators of all sizes to deploy successful IoT service businesses on a global scale. More than 1,500 companies, including many of the world’s top brands, have chosen Jasper to fast track their connected businesses. Mobile operator groups worldwide, representing over 100 network affiliates, partner with Jasper. Founded in 2004, Jasper is based in Mountain View, California.
For more information, visit www.jasper.com or follow us on Twitter @Jasper_IoT.
About the World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a foundation in 1971, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the World Economic Forum is impartial and not-for-profit; it is tied to no political, partisan or national interests (www.weforum.org).