The Edison Awards community mourns the loss of Sarah Miller Caldicott. Ms. Caldicott, 59, died unexpectedly on January 24, 2017.
“As a past member of the Edison Awards Steering Committee, Sarah contributed her time, passion and love for innovation to make sure our mission was achieved. She was a valued contributor to innovation at all levels and will be deeply missed,” said Frank Bonafilia, Executive Director, Edison Awards.
She was a great grandniece of Thomas Alva Edison and the author of Innovate Like Edison with co-author Michael J. Gelb. Sarah promoted Edison’s innovation techniques and strategies as a consultant to major businesses, including some Fortune 500 companies. Her second book was Midnight Lunch: The 4 Phases of Team Collaboration Success from Thomas Edison’s Lab, followed by her e-book Inventing the Future: What Would Thomas Edison Be Doing Today?
As the founder and CEO of The Power Patterns of Innovation, Sarah fostered the application of Edison’s methods to modern business. Sarah’s commitment to the innovation process created by Thomas Edison was a constant throughout her career.