Sarah Caldicott Gives Five Competencies To Listeners To Innovate Like Edison

Sarah Caldicott, co-author of INNOVATE LIKE EDISON

Sarah Caldicott is a great grandniece of Thomas Edison and his second wife Mina Miller Edison.

Sarah has been surrounded by creativity and innovation throughout her life.  When she was seven years old, Curious about why the Edison phonograph and cylindrical records in her home worked so differently from the small plastic record player that spun 45’s and wax LP’s, she wondered, “How did they get this way?”

Intrigued by Sarah went on to learn about the accomplishments of Mina Miller Edison’s father – Sarah’s great, great grandfather, Lewis Miller (1829-1899) –a recipient of 92 patents, Lewis Miller was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2006.

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.

Born and raised in the Midwest, Sarah received a BA from Wellesley College, where she was named a Wellesley College Scholar.  She also holds an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Sarah resides in Oak Park, Illinois, and has two teenage sons.