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The elegant black-tie evening recognizes and honors the best in innovations and innovators. The highlight of the program is the announcement of the Edison Awards' new product and service innovation winners. In addition, the 2018 Edison Achievement Award will presented to Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation.
Adam Ferrara, actor/comedian who Entertainment Weekly dubbed “Hilarious," is an internationally touring headliner, two-time nominee for best male stand-up by the American Comedy Awards, and has three Comedy Central Specials, who also hosted the critically acclaimed BBC sensation, Top Gear US.
Adam will be soon be seen in the upcoming movie, Little Italy, co-starring Emma Roberts, Hayden Christensen and Danny Aiello.
Ferrara proudly played Chief Needles Nelson on the Emmy® nominated FX drama Rescue Me with Denis Leary, and Frank Verelli on Showtime’s hit series Nurse Jackie opposite Emmy® Award winner Edie Falco. He also co-starred alongside Kevin James in the hit movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop and Definitely, Maybe with Ryan Reynolds. Some of Ferrara's TV credits include ABC’s upcoming TV series Deception, CBS’s The Good Fight, NBC's Law & Order, ABC's Ugly Betty, CBS's The King Of Queens, as well as a series regular on the critically acclaimed ABC show, The Job, with Denis Leary.
Apart from opening for his comedy idol, George Carlin, and performing at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall and The Apollo Theater, Ferrara was asked to perform at a benefit for the President and all of the Senators. Stuck in traffic on the way to the event, Ferrara quipped, “I’m still moving faster than Congress.”