Virtual Product Pitch Panel
Thursday, May 7, 2020 | 2pm ET/ 11am PCT

Watch inventors pitch their inventors to industry experts for feedback and advice.

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Meet the Panelists:

Michael Miller | NCH Corporation  As Director of Product Partnerships for NCH Corporation, he leads a cross-functional team and cross-company teams that identify and work with external partners (e.g. inventors, product-oriented companies, supply chain partners, etc.) to deliver innovative, consumer solutions for our customers. He is a current member of the board of directors for the United Inventors Association (UIA) The largest nonprofit inventors group in the World.

 

Scott Hynd | Brand Innovations    Scott is a Partner in Brand Innovations (BI), a Philadelphia-based marketing firm that specializes in live television shopping and product promotion. Scott appears on-air regularly as a product expert both on QVC and in infomercials. Over the past seventeen years, he has presented over 500 different products on national and international television, totaling thousands of appearances and over one billion dollars in sales. In October of 2014, Scott set the all-time QVC record for single units sold in one day by selling over 570,000 of the FrostGuard Today’s Special Value. In February 2016 he was nominated for the Q Star Award for Guest Excellence, the highest honor an on-air personality can receive. He is a current member of the board of directors of the UIA.

 

Tom Gray | Make48   Tom is the CEO and Co-creator of Make48, a 48-hour competition where teams must build a prototype based on a challenge, but have the added help of tool technicians and a Makerspace to make their ideas a reality. Make48 is in its 4th Season, nationwide on PBS.  Tom grew up in New Zealand and started licensing inventions from inventors at a young age in Australia, supplying 7 products to Bunnings Australia. He moved to the US in 2008 and continued to license products for his own brands supplying retailers such as Sherwin Williams, QVC, Walmart and many smaller format stores.  Tom continues to guide Inventors and Makers with connections to his vast network he created over the years. He is a former board member of the UIA and is currently an Ambassador for the organization.