George M Davison

INVENTOR

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. Read more...

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

US Chamber of Commerce

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 Park Business 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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    Wannabe Inventors & Entrepreneurs: Stay Above It!

    There will always be other companies and people who try to make sure you are not going to be the leading person or new company in an industry. Simply put, you’ve got to stay above it. We

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    Innovators Craft & Stay On Message

    It isn’t often that you get to see a celebrity with millions of followers on a national news program launching her new innovations! When you watch the video below, you can learn how celebrity chef Paula Deen takes

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    Importance of Desire

    If you desire to be an innovator, inventor, or entrepreneur, my blog will be dedicated to helping you learn how. I will be working hard to format my blog in a storytelling format. So, let us start.

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    Taking R&D from Inventionland into the Classroom

    Who would have thought that a couple decades in research and development would one day turn into interactive, STEM-education-based coursework that prepares students with a valuable skill set for both college and the professional world? Well, that’s

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