In E05 of The 5V Podcast, Stephanie Atkinson - Founder & CEO at Compass Intelligence tells us about the non-profit organisation, Elevate Our Kids, which makes tech more accessible for underserved communities. We also dive into IoT fragmentation, industry hiring best practices and greenwashing.
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🎙 00:43 Stephanie's experience in the IoT world
🎙 06:34 Elevate Our Kids non-profit organisation
🎙 09:06 14-25 million students lack access to laptops and computer devices
🎙 10:10 Bridging the digital divide
🎙 13:00 How many devices have been shipped through Elevate our Kids?
🎙 16:50 IoT for good
🎙 18:43 Growth in sustainable messaging
🎙 21:41 Greenwashing
🎙 24:50 What changes are happening to hiring in IoT?
🎙 27:40 What lessons have been learned when thinking about IoT value proposition?
🎙 33:05 The main reasons to why IoT is fragmented as a market
🎙 36:19 Impacts of regional differences for IoT success - is there one?
🎙 40:46 Google leaving IoT platform - what does this mean for IoT?
🎙 43:58 Quick fire questions
ABOUT Stephanie / Compass Intelligence / Elevate Our Kids For 25+ years, Stephanie Atkinson, has provided strategic insights, key trends, market intelligence, industry modeling/forecasting, and advisory services to technology companies, enterprise executives, and government leaders across the globe. She is the founder and CEO of Compass Intelligence, a leading tech advisory and market research firm based in Texas and in 2020 founded vMarque.com serving SMBs with branding, web design, and marketing. She recently founded and is serving as president of ElevateOurKids.org, a 501c3 non-profit to help bridge the digital divide in K-12 Education by fundraising and providing laptops to students in under-resourced communities. Stephanie is a Co-Host of the popular podcast IoT Coffee Talk.
Support Elevate Our Kids: https://www.elevateourkids.org/