Executive Director

Inventor Brian Fried is an author, radio host and consultant with many successful inventions reaching mass retail markets. He is the author of Inventing Secrets Revealed, You & Your Big Ideas and Invention Playbook for Inventors with Big Ideas. He has been featured in respected media outlets including the New York Times; Inc. Magazine; Newsday; Inventors Digest; CBS News; the Food Network; and WPIX11.

Brian’s inventions are currently marketed through As Seen On TV, home shopping channels, catalogs and online retailers through licensing and manufacturing agreements. As the host of Got Invention Radio, he has interviewed over 150 high profile guests, including Lori Greiner of ABC’s Shark Tank and representatives from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. He is the Founder and President of Long Island Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club representing Nassau and Suffolk counties through the SBDC (Small Business Development Center), a division of the SBA (Small Business Administration).

Brian Fried has served as a trusted mentor to inventors including celebrities for over 15 years. Through his Inventor Smart consultancy, he offers one-on-one support at all stages of the invention process. Brian provides feedback, product development, licensing representation and turnkey solutions to make invention ideas a reality. He is considered an authority and advocate for inventors within the invention community, and he is invited as a guest speaker on innovation and invention topics at major trade shows, government agencies, schools and libraries across the nation. He recently received the Innovator of the Year Award on Long Island and several Proclamations for his contribution to the encouragement of innovation in the region from the County Executive.