Don Kracke is a professional inventor and best-selling author. His various companies have created and marketed over 2,300 new products over the last three decades, while he has negotiated and signed over 700 licensing agreements. His new product ideas have generated over one billion dollars in retail sales and he has earned 217 national awards for creative and design excellence. As a design and creative consultant, he has been retained by Sears, Coca Cola, General Mills, Mattel, Campbell Soups, Target, and Rubbermaid. He has co-written two nationally syndicated comic strips and is the author of six books, including How to Turn Your Idea into a Million Dollars, a national bestseller. He lives in Pacos Verde, California.