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Right idea at the right time? Jarrod Overson Discusses New Triangle-Based Tech Company

In this episode of the Next Matters Most podcast, Overson discusses his wide-ranging experiences in the tech world and his new company, Vino Technologies, Inc.

By age 11, Jarrod Overson was already teaching himself how to program and creatively use technology, including making video games on his graphing calculator for friends in math class. A few decades later, Overson is still working with technology to create innovative solutions that help others.

In the latest episode of the Next Matters Most podcast, Smashing Boxes CEO Nick Jordan spoke with the Silicon Valley transplant about his career history, his move to the Research Triangle and his new company, Vino Technologies, Inc.

New to the Research Triangle area, Overson was director of engineering at Shape Security, where he led the company’s Enterprise Defense development, the industry-leading solution against imitation attacks. His new business, Vino, provides a low-code application platform that is made of building blocks that you can reshare, remix and reuse anywhere.

In addition to recently starting Vino, Overson also co-wrote O’Reilly’s Developing Web Components and is the creator of Plato, a static analysis tool for web applications. He also speaks about his passion for using technology to help others, discusses modern web threats and cybercrime, and has been quoted by Forbes, the Wall Street Journal and CNET, among others.

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