Tag: JTEC

Lonnie Johnson Named a “Legend” in Atlanta Magazine’s List of 500 Most Powerful People in Atlanta

Atlanta Magazine announced their list of Atlanta’s 500 Most Powerful People for 2024. It named JTEC Founder Dr. Lonnie Johnson as a Legend. Read the full article here. Lonnie G. Johnson Johnson earned his master’s degree in nuclear engineering from Tuskegee University and went on to work for the U.S. Air Force and the NASA […]

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Inventors Don’t Receive The Respect They Deserve. That’s Changing

Article by Madeleine Key for Forbes A curiosity of the innovation ecosystem is that while inventors are celebrated for their uniquely important contributions, they’re also underrepresented. Inventors are rarely speakers at conferences about intellectual property and technology. They do not hold leadership positions at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. A lone inventor sits on […]

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Dr. Johnson Kicks off New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week

Opportunity Hub is joining forces with Greater New Orleans, Inc., The Biden-Harris Administration’s Economic Development Administration and Louisiana Economic Development as a part of the “H2 the Future Build Back Better Hydrogen Energy Innovation Initiative” to launch a New Energy Technology Incubator, prioritizing racial equity in innovation, entrepreneurship and investment. OHUB will host a monthly […]

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The BeltLine Boom

A Q1 2023 report by Cushman & Wakefield details our upcoming move to the Atlanta BeltLine. Download the full report here.  WESTSIDE TRAIL The Westside Trail continues to see extensive growth and connects some of Atlanta’s oldest and most historic neighborhoods. Consisting of multiple segments, the Westside Trail will run 5.5 miles from Huff Road […]

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Canary Media Interview With Dr. Johnson

This billion-dollar-selling toy was inspired by heat pumps Super Soaker inventor Lonnie Johnson talks to Canary Media about the toy’s origin story and what he’s working on now as a climatetech entrepreneur. 31 January 2023 By Mike Munsell for Canary Media An early Super Soaker prototype (lonniejohnson.com) Canary Media’s Climate Meets Culture column explores the intersection of energy, climate […]

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