About Us

Screen Shot 2014-09-28 at 2.47.44 PMThank you for visiting our blog.

The Future of Smart WordPress site is created by a team from the George Washington University School of Business based in Washington, DC. This blog is established in September, 2014 and is part of our Digital Marketing project assisted by Prof. Tom Novak. The Future of Smart team is passionate to create a blog dedicated to smart objects and their big implications in human life. We welcome you to join us on our exciting venture!

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Alex Weihmann

Alex Weihmann-Analytics

Alex Weihmann is a senior at the George Washington University School of Business and is currently studying marketing. His particular field of interest is sports marketing with a particular emphasis on sponsorship. He enthusiastically embraces technology and is a proud proponent of devices like his Fitibit.



Verisia Angelia Lim- Administrator/Designer     

Verisia Lim is a graduating senior at the George Washington University School of  Business majoring in Marketing and International Business. She is an international student who has studied in Indonesia and Singapore before she come to the United States in pursuit of higher education. She is very passionate about figuring out the latest tech innovations in the market and is excited to share interesting smart objects that can potentially make the world a better place!


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Garrett Cottingham-Editor

Garrett Cottingham is a finance and marketing major at GW. He has written music pieces for a website in DC and is very excited to make a transition into another kind of writing. Over the past year, the privacy implications of new technology have gone from an issue he did not view as important, to what he thinks is one of the most pressing issues our generation faces. He hopes that our writing on this blog can inspire weariness and excitement simultaneously about the world we will soon be stepping into.


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Sam Cook- Co-editor

Sam Cook is a senior in the GWU School of Business, majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. He was born and raised in San Diego, CA but moved to Washington, D.C. to pursue a business degree and professional opportunities. As an employee of Tesla Motors, Sam is constantly working with smart objects so he has a true passion for technological innovations. He can’t wait to share his findings with our readers!



Yangyu Su- Social Media

Yangyu Su is a business undergraduate student from China concentrating in Marketing and International Business at the George Washington University School of Business. She is an Ad fanatic and is interested in the consumer behavior of the digital world. She hopes to share some of her exciting thoughts on how the internet of things will impact people’s lives.


Disclaimer: We are a group of undergraduate students at the George Washington University. We created this blog as a team project for our Digital Marketing class with assistance from Prof. Tom Novak. Any views or opinions presented in this blog are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the George Washington University.


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