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United States inventor

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The time for re-selling Edison depends on profitability and the market for education management solutions.
If Edison succeeds, the biggest beneficiary may be company founder and CEO, Christopher Whittle, not Florida teachers.
To spend $180 million on Edison Schools is a slap in the face," Pudlow says.
In addition, Edison Schools will license its intellectual property and brand to GEMS for the management of public schools in the Middle East, North Africa, and Southern Asia.
The new alliance unites two of education's most prominent entrepreneurs and pioneers: Chris Whittle, who founded Edison Schools, and Sunny Varkey, founder of Global Education Management Systems.
The formation of this new alliance creates several management changes for Edison Schools.
Whittle moves from the role of Edison Schools chief executive officer to become the company's chairman and focus on three major initiatives: (1) launch of new school designs, (2) expansion of the company's UK business and (3) support of GEMS licensing activity in the Middle East, North Africa, and Southern Asia.
In recognition of the success of the program, called Lighten Up(sm), Con Edison Solutions CEO John E.
Postal Service, said: "We are delighted to be the first recipient of the Enterprise Energy Award and look forward to continuing our partnership with Con Edison Solutions.
Con Edison Solutions' Lighten Up(sm) program included upgrading the complete lighting infrastructure to a state-of-the-art level at 16 facilities in the Triboro (Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island) area of New York City, six facilities in Westchester County, N.