Mario Mercado, Founder & CEO of BATS TOI, spoke at Hardwired in February 2020. He spoke about how he started out as a founder with a background in UFC fighting and wrestling, how that career directed him towards optimizing wearable tech, and the promise of helmets as the ultimate wearable.

Hardwired NYC is a monthly event in New York covering the intersection of hardware and software (Internet of Things, 3D printing, robotics, etc.), hosted by Matt Turck (@mattturck), partner at FirstMark Capital, and Jack Cohen (@itsjackcohen).