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Bill Gates pens Foreword for new Edison novel,

Bill Gates Salutes Thomas Edison

In a Foreword to a new book, “Edison and the Rise of Innovation” about Thomas Edison, Bill Gates salutes Edison with these words:

“In the pantheon of American innovation Thomas Edison holds a unique place”

“He certainly has been an inspiration to me in my career. I am lucky enough to own a few pieces of Edison memorabilia , including his sketch of an idea for improving the incandescent light bulb and some papers on finding a substitute for rubber…”

“Thomas Edison remains a powerful exemplar of creativity, perseverance and optimism…” [Bill Gates - Edison and The Rise of Innovation] 

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