About the Author
Sarah Miller Caldicott (Oak Park, IL) is the great grandniece of Thomas Edison. Co-author of a groundbreaking book on Thomas Edison's innovation best practices, entitled Innovate Like Edison: The Success System of America's Greatest Inventor, Sarah speaks to audiences across the country, and leads executive seminars on how to embed Edison's Five Competencies of Innovation in their organizations. These competencies propelled Edison to generate a record-breaking 1,093 US patents and 1,293 international patents over 62 successive years. Sarah also shares with leaders how they can use Edison’s time-tested methods to create innovation literacy in their organizations, as well as develop corporate innovation infrastructure to propel them toward innovation success. She advises executives and business owners on how to design teams for maximum innovation impact, "re-wire" their cultures to create a 21st century innovation powerhouse, and hire collaborative employees that will thrive in an innovation-driven culture.