Chester F. Carlson: A Man To Remember
Chester Carlson’s invention of electrophotography, the process that gave birth to the modern-day photocopy industry, demonstrates how enormous can be the impact of a gifted individual working alone. Ultimately, it took teamwork to turn his invention into a series of successful products, but the path-breaking idea that put those teams to work came from one man, Chester Carlson. The personal and professional challenges he overcame along the way make the impact of his contribution even more remarkable.
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