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WiseWear CEO discusses marriage of tech and fashion on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Apr. 12, 2017—Alumnus Jerry Wilmink discusses with Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos Wilmink's journey from engineer to entrepreneur and the deeply personal reason he launched his company.

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Journey of an engineer turned entrepreneur: WiseWear CEO disrupts wearables market

Apr. 4, 2017—Jerry Wilmink traces his journey from research associate at the Air Force Research Laboratory to founder and CEO of WiseWear, a wearable technology company. WiseWear offers a line of luxury smart bracelets with standard fitness features and added safety features like phone notifications and distress messaging in urgent situations. Wilmink earned his bachelor’s, master’s and...

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Vanderbilt engineering alumnus disrupts wearables market with biosensing through metal

Feb. 8, 2016—After wowing 2016 Consumer Electronics Show visitors and appearing in a slew of tech news articles,WiseWear soon will be recognized for what it is: a fitness monitoring, security alert and business management system encased in a piece of art. Jerry Wilmink [BE’02, MS’04, PhD’07] designed the unique technology that allows sensing information to be transmitted...

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