Redg Snodgrass is the CEO and Co-Founder of ReadWrite and Wearable IoT World. As an entrepreneur with a corporate background, Redg understands how big companies can partner with and strategically leverage innovative startups. Since the launch of Wearable IoT World, he has supported over sixty startups through Wearable IoT World labs and hosted three conferences in the wearables and IoT space. Prior to launching Wearable IoT World, he was Head of Innovation at Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs where he created the first open api service across multiple global carriers. He also founded Taploid, a startup leveraging Facebook’s open graph and SKOUT, a social mobile application that reached 100 million users.
Founded in May 2013, Wearable IoT World pioneered the world’s first accelerator focused on the Internet of Things (IoT), Wearables, and emerging technologies. Wearable IoT World functioned as an innovation hub that later expanded its services to include customized accelerator and advisory programs that develop startup innovation and culture within a corporate environment. Serving the IoT and wearables community with advisory services, publishing services, and conference organization, our goal is to become the instrumental leader and driving force in IoT innovation for brands, businesses, government and bright minds. Our business model uniquely blends the best of venture acceleration, entrepreneurial mentorship, corporate strategic partnerships, and media into one thriving community.