Christopher Hawker

Christopher Hawker

Inventor, Entrepreneur, and Innovation Expert

Christopher Hawker is the president of Trident Design, LLC, a product development and commercialization firm working with everyone from independent inventors to large corporations, based in Columbus, Ohio. He has brought over 70 products to market in a variety of industries, including the PowerSquid and the Onion Goggles. He has worked with Stanley, Philips, GE and Kyocera among others. He blogs at inventorsmind.com

8 Recent Stories

The 3 Keys to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Social Media

The 3 Keys to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Planning, attention to detail and plenty of work are necessary for crowdfunding success. Like everything else.
The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares
Grow Your Business

The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares

Use the 'Perfect Product Pyramid' to turn your ideas into success.
The Inventor's Guide to Trade Shows: 10 Must-Know Secrets
Grow Your Business

The Inventor's Guide to Trade Shows: 10 Must-Know Secrets

Going to trade shows provides an opportunity to scope out the competition, get inspired and land deals. Here is how to best utilize your time at these events.
The 10 Must-Have Ingredients for a Successful Invention
Innovation

The 10 Must-Have Ingredients for a Successful Invention

While many people believe they have the next million-dollar idea, in reality their vision could be a total dud. Here are 10 things needed to make your invention a success.
Inventing Made Easy: Go Straight to the (Crowd)Source
Inventing

Inventing Made Easy: Go Straight to the (Crowd)Source

These companies provide an avenue to bring your ideas to the marketplace with little cost to you.
Why Licensing is the Best Way to Get Your Product on Store Shelves
Distribution and Licensing

Why Licensing is the Best Way to Get Your Product on Store Shelves

Finding a company to manufacture and market your wares can be a shortcut into major retailers.
3 Things You Need to Know About Launching a Product Business
Startup Basics

3 Things You Need to Know About Launching a Product Business

Coming up with a great product idea doesn't necessarily mean you need to launch a business around it. Here are three things you need to know before taking that leap.

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