Tech Deserves Your Intention Not Your Attention

Tammy Allen, Director | Marketing & Programs, The NIIC
Jason Pennington, Executive Director, Indiana IoT Lab

Webinar Focuses on Innovative Solutions in Healthcare

For Immediate Release

June 9, 2020, Fort Wayne, Ind.—NIIC Connected Health Lab Third Thursday Connections resumes June 18, 2020, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., with a virtual program featuring Jason Pennington, Executive Director, Indiana IoT Lab. He is an expert in the Internet of Things and will present a live webinar titled Tech Deserves Your Intention, Not your Attention.

“Current and emerging technologies have the potential to transform our world. However, technology alone does not solve problems. Today’s best IoT initiatives require our collective efforts, collaborative culture, and willingness to embrace change and create intention,” Pennington said.

There is no charge for the webinar. Reservations are required. Click here to register for the event.

“This webinar is for business leaders interested in how the Internet of Things can lead to breakthroughs in healthcare and advances in public health. As we’ve seen with telemedicine initiatives during the COVID-19 pandemic, innovation can create new opportunities for both patients and health-care providers,” said Jessica Carender, Partner Engagement Manager, The NIIC.

The webinar will address customer-centric outcomes with IoT applications, including innovations in connected healthcare. Webinar participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and explore the rewards and challenges of leading an IoT startup company.

Jason Pennington has more than 20 years of experience in process automation, specifically in the area of applying sensors, software and services in a variety of industrial, agricultural, and municipal sectors. He successfully held leadership, management, and business development positions with national and global divisions of Endress + Hauser.

The NIIC Connected Health Lab is strategically located in Fort Wayne and brings together entrepreneurs, innovators, and investment groups to develop new markets and products in healthcare technology. For more information, visit theniic.org/iot.

About The NIIC

467 new products launched, 189 patent applications submitted or granted, and 2,290 jobs created—that is what entrepreneurs have achieved through The NIIC since its inception two decades ago. The NIIC has also connected Northeast Indiana companies to attract $91 million in grants and capital.

The NIIC is a non-profit, vibrant entrepreneurial community designed to advise entrepreneurs to plan, launch, and grow successful business ventures. The NIIC bolsters innovative companies to move ideas into action. The NIIC is located in a designated U.S. Small Business Administration HUB Zone. In April 2018, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb designated The Northeast Indiana Innovation Park Campus as an Opportunity Zone through the U.S. Treasury. The NIIC is the country’s only ISO9001:2015 registered business incubation and acceleration program. TheNIIC.org. Click here for The NIIC press kit.


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