Jiobit Heads to CES 2019 as a Winner: Wins Best of BabyTech Award

Jiobit News
March 11, 2020
Lindsay Slutzky

Jiobit has been named as a  winner of Babylist’s Best of BabyTech Awards at CES® 2019. Jiobit was selected as winner of this year’s Baby Health & Safety Category, being recognized as a leader in providing the highest quality safety technology to children and families. John Renaldi, CEO and Co-Founder of Jiobit, will be featured in a panel focusing on the future of baby tech on January 8 at 2pm PT on the Living in Digital Times stage at CES.

“We knew that heading into CES and the new year we wanted to set the bar high for children’s technology standards. We are committed to increasing safety standards for children all around the world by continuing to advance our robust security technology and service offerings. We are delighted to accept this award and have the support from the technology community, and families that believe in our product and mission” said John Renaldi, CEO and Co-Founder of Jiobit.

"New parenthood can be overwhelming. We wanted to recognize and surface high-tech solutions, making everything easier -- from getting pregnant to feeding your baby to helping your child learn,” said Natalie Gordon, CEO of Babylist.

“The Baby Tech Awards at CES provides the ultimate platform for innovation in early parenting and baby. The smartest, savviest and most connected generation of parents to ever exist are burgeoning from the innovators and technologies we are highlighting here—we are so proud to be working alongside Babylist to spotlight this blooming, ever-growing market,” said Jill Gilbert, producer of the Baby Tech Summit and Marketplace.


Results were based on a compilation of online votes and esteemed judges. The judging panel was:

  • Rebecca Brown, Senior Editor, Shopping and Moms, Popsugar
  • Allyson Downey, CEO weeSpring
  • Natalie Gordon, CEO, Babylist
  • Devindra Hardawar, Senior Editor, Engadget
  • Steven John, Writer,
  • Joshua David Stein, Editor-At-Large, Fatherly
  • Michelle Woo, Parenting Editor, Lifehacker
  • Rachel Rothman, Chief Technologist and Engineering Director, Good Housekeeping Institute


Jiobit is the first of its kind patented location tracking platform, enabling the longest lasting and smallest real-time location products with best-in-class security. Jiobit is water-resistant, durable, discreet, and provides accurate real-time tracking at any distance. Featuring a host of encryption and security technologies, Jiobit is trusted by federal government customers, law enforcement professionals, and thousands of pet owners and families, with usage in every populated continent in the world.

Jiobit’s first product, the smallest and longest lasting real-time location tracker for kids, was inspired after Founder and CEO, John Renaldi lost track of his then 6-year-old son at Maggie Daley Park in Chicago. Jiobit started shipping this year and it is now being used by thousands of families across all 50 states. For more information on Jiobit, please visit


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