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Biz Buzz: Johnson elected to Land Trust board of trustees

Biz Buzz: Johnson elected to Land Trust board of trustees


Land Trust of Napa County announced that Jason Johnson recently joined its board of trustees.

Johnson is a technology entrepreneur and founder and CEO of August Home, a smart home lock system that provides keyless access and digital monitoring for home delivery.

“As a longtime Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur who recently moved to Napa, I look forward to using my skills to help more people learn about the benefits of land conservation," said Johnson.

Since 2011, Johnson has been the managing partner of Founders Den, a San Francisco technology incubator that’s been home to startups such as Skipflag, and Kaggle. Johnson is also the founder of the Internet of Things Consortium, a business development association for the Internet of Things ecosystem.

Prior to August Home, Johnson co-founded the mobile security company AirCover as well as the e-book software startup BookShout! and was featured in the Amazon Studios documentary “This is What We Make."

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Jennifer Huffman is the business editor and a general assignment reporter for the Napa Valley Register. I cover a wide variety of topics for the newspaper. I've been with the Register since 2005.

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