George M Davison

ENTREPRENEUR

GEORGE M DAVISON

Inventor, Entrepreneur

A Creative Genius, Entrepreneur Magazine

Davison leverages over 25 years of inventing expertise to lead a product development company that transforms invention dreams into affordable realities. Garnering shrewd business sense, technological savvy, and marketing finesse throughout an undeniably successful career, Davison has led the company that bears his name to product placement in over 1,200 worldwide retailers. With unparalleled creativity, he turned an empty warehouse into Inventionland, a 61,000-square-foot fantastical design facility where his own patented inventing method gives life to new product ideas for inventors and corporations alike. Davison continues to pursue new business ventures, work on developing new academic curriculum, and support philanthropic causes.

CAREER

  • 01
    Founder & CEO

    Inventionland

    Davison creates Inventionland, a fantastical, 60,000-square-foot design facility to inspire and stimulate designers who bring new products to life in 16 themed sets.

    2006

  • 02
    CEO

    Davison Design & Development

    The company’s multiple locations unite under one roof in RIDC Park, O’Hara Township, in a 36,000-square-foot facility that remains the headquarters of Davison’s national sales and licensing divisions.

    2001

  • 03
    Founder

    Davison Design & Development

    Davison creates a system to get ideas designed, developed, and prepared for licensing in one place and at a price point affordable for consumers, operating his company in the basement of his grandfather’s home..

    1989

ORGANIZATIONS

Supported by the George Davison Fund
Andrew Carnegie Society

Board of Suffolk University New Product Innovation Competition

Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)

American Management Association

Pittsburgh Technology Council

Electronic Retailers Association (ERA)

Product Development & Management Association (PDMA)

Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence

University of Pittsburgh

Young Presidents Organization (YPO)

Fox Chapel Episcopal Church Youth Ministry

The Kiski School

’82 Alumni Class Captain

RIDC Business Park Alliance

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Board of Directors

A Sweet Gesture: Share Your Love with the Families at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Animal Care and Welfare

Pittsburgh National Tooling & Machining Foundation

Blog

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    Check It Out: Origami V8 Engine

    Have you tried origami? Masterfully folding paper into animals and natural objects is a fascinating and stimulating art form gifted to us by Japanese culture. Intricate designs can be made from a single square of paper and

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    Hyperloop: Transportation of the Future

    Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has recently broken ground on Elon Musk’s Hyperloop, thought to be a revolutionary development in U.S. transportation infrastructure. The Hyperloop, a concept first developed in 2013, is a vacuum tube that would transport

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    Hymen Lipman: Creator of the Attached-Eraser Pencil

    You’d be challenged to find an invention that didn’t start as a pencil scrawling, whether on a napkin or notepad or envelope. The pencil, with its familiar scent and nostalgia, persists as a practical and invaluable tool

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    Craft & Hobby Association Mega Conference & Trade Show (CHA)

    I recently attended the Craft & Hobby Mega Conference & Trade Show (CHA) to kick off the 2016 trade show circuit. I headed out to Anaheim, California to meet up with Love Cooking Company President Scott Nicholson,

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