Are you missing a huge market opportunity to sell Wearable Technologies?

Enormous potential

Predicted to be a $5 trillion market by 2030, the Education Market (grades K-12) is growing and has enormous potential. Pearson plc predicted that the Education Market would be the “great growth industry for the 21st Century”. In the USA alone, Wearable Technologies sold in the Education Market is projected to grow by 41% through 2022.


The Education Market for wearables is one of the largest in the industry because there is need for applications of wearables at all levels from kindergarten to university. With the rapid technological advancements, there is unmet demand in three key areas:

  • Learning Delivery,
  • Personal Development, and
  • Administrative Services

Routes to Market

There is a strong need for wearable solutions in the Education Market, especially with the push in the USA as well as the rest of the world toward data-based decision making, STEM, and Computational Thinking.

The primary routes into the Education Market include:

  • smaller private schools with large budgets – especially for early market solutions
  • larger schools from big school districts or cities
  • specific countries within Middle East (i.e. Bahrain, Qatar, UAE) and Asia

Take advantage now

Through our panel discussion and Master Class, you will understand how to approach, address, and secure business within the Education Market.

Join our panel discussion and Master Class at the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference USA – July 9/10 in San Francisco.


The Panelists

Matt Harris, Ed.D. – is an international educational consultant based in Singapore. In his work, Dr. Harris helps schools, districts, and educational technology companies with educational technology strategic planning, systems design, training, and program development. Drawing on his award-winning programs, Dr. Harris has worked with schools and large educational organizations in Europe, Middle East, Africa, North America, Australia, and Asia. He also shares his expertise through keynote speeches, articles, and online social channels around educational leadership and technology.

Prior to working as a consultant, Dr. Harris worked as an educational leader and teacher having taught all grade levels from preschool to graduate school in technology and mathematics. He worked as a senior administrator in schools and universities in North America and Asia.

Dr. Harris is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Microsoft Innovative Education Expert, Google Certified Innovator, and Common-Sense Education Certified Educator. In his spare time, Dr. Harris enjoys exploring the world through travel with his wife and children.


Rico Tan – Director of Technology, a part of the leadership team at Children’s Day School, in San Francisco, California. In this role, his team is responsible for the design and support of all technology infrastructure and programs for the school to include teaching and learning, professional development, skills development, and knowledge management. Rico and his team are also responsible for the architecture of all learning technologies, strategic planning for innovation, media, and content curation. Prior to his current role, Rico spent two decades working in technology for multimillion-dollar brands such as 3Com Corp and a global 100 law firm leading their world-wide video conferencing technology.

Rico is a Google Certified Educator, Certified Casper Administrator, traveller, drone enthusiast, an accomplished photographer and video producer, and long-time San Francisco Bay Area resident. Further, he’s active in the Silicon Valley start-up community, especially within education industries.




Katie Topper – Educational Director of Technology at Julia Morgan School for Girls, where she was a founding member. She teaches technology and media literacy and supports teachers with using technology and digital tools in all classes. Besides launching and overseeing the 1:1 iPad Program, she coaches the First Lego League Robotics and Technovation teams and teaches Arts Elective classes on Wearables and Vlogging.

Katie received her B.A. from Trinity College and California teaching credential from Chapman University. She also holds an M.A. in TESOL with a Computer Assisted Learning emphasis from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey. In addition to her teaching experience, Katie worked at the Associated Press in Rome, was the senior planner for Western International Media, traded stock, taught brokers computer systems at Kidder, Peabody and was a founding member of the Media Guaranty software company. Her favorite classes to teach have been Movin’ It!, a Lego Kinetic sculpture class and “rocketeering.” She often bribes her two teenaged daughters to accompany her to all the Maker Fairs in the Bay area.




Kevin Lloyd – Co-Founder, Together School / Associate Director, Wearable Technologies – A 25+ year veteran of the Mobile and Digital industry, Kevin is a successful Business Developer, Idea Generator, and Solution Expert. He recently co-founded Together School, a company focused on improving international school’s safety and security as well as engaging the school’s community. Together School brings systems, processes and people at a school all together in one App providing relevant and critical information to the right person at the right time.

Kevin has been involved in the Education Market for almost 20 years both involved as a parent of International Schools and in delivering technology solutions. Kevin builds business in a collaborative way cultivating partnerships with key industry players to deliver complete solutions to the market. He developed one of the world’s first palm-top computers at a company he co-founded straight out of university and developed and introduced one of the world’s first smartphones for the North American Market, the Nokia 9000il.

Kevin now, works within the Education Market to create efficiencies and effectiveness at schools through system integration and process optimization to strengthen community engagement. On behalf of WT | Wearable Technologies, Kevin has led the discussion of Wearable Technologies in Education with both school and business leaders. In his free time, Kevin enjoys the Bavarian countryside, cycling, walking his dogs and spending time with his family.


About the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference

WT | Wearable Technologies is the pioneer and world-leading innovation and market development platform for technologies worn close to the body, on the body and even in the body. WT offers consulting, business development, technology marketing, and introduces innovation to the industry by cultivating international conferences and trade shows in partnership with leading trade organizations.

Co-located with SEMICON West – the premier event in the electronics industry – the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2019 USA is already the 34th edition of the global conference series showcasing the bandwidth of this huge market and most exhilarating products and projects from the entire wearable technologies value chain. Dedicated to AI and big data in the wearable market, the two-day program will feature more than 50 international experts of industry leaders including Abbott, Autodesk, Datwyler, IMEC, Multek, NFL Players Association, Omron Healthcare, SharkDreams, Qualcomm and many more.