The Four Phases Of Innovation In Consumer Electronics

 Aiwa CEO Joe Born

By Aiwa CEO Joe Born

Over 20 years in consumer electronics, I have witnessed a great deal of disruption, turmoil, growth and collapse. Commodification of electronics hardware and manufacturing, the rise of smartphones, the fall of physical media – have all been exhilarating or harrowing, depending on which side of the equation you sit on. Through all this, the meaning of my mandate as an inventor and entrepreneur has only become more clear.