History of the Edison Awards – Inspiration for Innovation with guest Frank Bonafilia | Episode 1

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Frank Bonafilia
Frank Bonafilia, Executive Director, Edison Awards

Listen today as Justin talks with Edison Awards Executive Director, Frank Bonafilia about how the Edison Awards got its start, who was first recognized and what makes him so committed to innovation.

The Edison Awards is one of the few global platforms that really recognizes, honors, and fosters innovation innovators. Frank shares how, “it’s really the teams that we’re looking to recognize and honor. We’re doing this in the name of Thomas Edison, who we see as one of the greatest innovators of all time.”

Frank continues to be amazed how someone like Thomas Edison who’s been passed away over 100 years ago is still revered, and is the icon of innovation around the world. The world has come a long way from the recognition of a calling card compared to putting someone in space or making people’s lives secure.

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Edison Awards

Since 1987, The Edison Awards™ have recognized and honored some of the most innovative new products, services and business leaders in the world. The organization is named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose extraordinary new product and market development methods garnered him 1,093 U.S. patents and made him a household name across the world. The Edison Awards symbolize the persistence and excellence personified by Edison, while strengthening the human drive for innovation, creativity and ingenuity.