Thursday, July 23, 2015
Join us today for the surprising story of innovator, Edwin Land, the founder of Polaroid and instant photography, Land led the most glamorous tech company of the 20th century. In addition to inventing one-step photos, Land made critical contributions to top-secret U.S. military intelligence in the service of 7 different presidents. He amassed 535 patents in his name, becoming one of the most prolific inventors in America. However, a high-stakes patent battle with mentor-turned-rival Eastman Kodak almost brought down his legacy.