Sarah Miller Caldicott
A great grandniece of Thomas Edison, Sarah Miller Caldicott is an innovation process expert and thought leader. Inspired by a family lineage of inventors dating back five generations, she has been engaged in creativity and innovation throughout her life. Sarah spent the first 15 years of her career as a marketing executive with Global 100 firms including Quaker Oats and Unilever. She’s written two books translating Edison’s innovation methods for today’s leaders. Her book "Innovate Like Edison" lays out Edison’s five competencies of innovation, and “Midnight Lunch" reveals the unique collaboration approach Edison employed to create disruptive, new industries that transformed our world. Dedicated to inspiring new innovation capability in today’s workforce, Sarah guides organizations on how to leverage innovation as a driver of growth and relevance. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Fortune, and USA Today, as well as on CNBC and NPR.