Keyssa Named Edison Awards Finalist

Keyssa to be Recognized at Edison Awards Gala on April 20 in New York

Campbell, Calif.  – March 15, 2017 – Keyssa®, has been named a 2017 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards™.   The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison’s persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.

“It’s exciting to see companies like Keyssa continuing Thomas Edison’s legacy of challenging conventional thinking,” said Frank Bonafilia, Edison Awards’ executive director.  “Edison Awards recognizes the game-changing products and services, and the teams that brought them to consumers.” Award winners will be announced April 20, 2017 at the Edison Awards Annual Gala, held in the historic Ballroom of the Capitale in New York City.

“It’s an honor that Keyssa has been named a 2017 Award Finalist by the Edison Awards™,” said Eric Almgren, CEO of Keyssa. “The market is seeing the disruptive value of our technology and our customers continue to find new applications that address age-old problems associated with high-speed connectivity.”

Kiss Connectors are tiny, low-power, solid-state, connectors that securely move huge files between devices. With Kiss Connectivity, Keyssa has unleashed a new era that will change the way devices communicate and free engineers to design devices in entirely new ways.

Edison Award nominees are judged by more than 3,000 senior business executives and academics from across the nation whose votes acknowledge the Finalists’ success in meeting the award’s stringent criteria of quality.  The voting panel includes members of:

  • – Chief Marketing Officer Council (CMO)
  • – Design Management Institute (DMI)
  • – American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC)
  • – American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • – Georgia State Marketing Roundtable (GSU)
  • – Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) of Technology Mgmt & Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • – BPI Network

Past Edison Award winners

  • – Marketing professionals
  • – Scientists
  • – Designers
  • – Engineers
  • – Academics


About Keyssa
Founded in 2009, Keyssa, Inc. developed its breakthrough Kiss Connectivity solution, based on a proprietary solid state connector that uses Extremely High Frequencies (EHF) to provide low-power, high-speed data transfer – securely and simply. With over 200 patent filings, Keyssa reinvented the connector. Managed by an experienced team of multidisciplinary technologists and standards experts, Keyssa’s investors include Alsop Louie, Dolby Family Ventures, Foxconn, SK hynix, Intel Capital, Nantworks, Neuberger Berman, and Samsung.


About Edison Awards
The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to fostering future innovators.   For more information about the Edison Awards, Edison Universe and a list of past winners, visit

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