Entrepreneur and New York Times best-selling Author, Eric Ries, is best recognized for pioneering the Lean Startup movement, a new-business strategy which maximizes a company’s potential by allocating and improvising their resources as efficiently as possible. When Crown Business published Eric’s first book, The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses, it became an instant standard blueprint and bestseller for entrepreneurs and startups around the world.
Eric is also a leading Silicon Valley and business blogger with his posts and advice having been featured in Reuters, CNBC, MSNBC, The Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, The New York Times, Inc. Magazine, Forbes and Wired Magazine. He founded and annually co-hosts The Lean Startup Conference and serves on the advisory board of a number of technology startups and venture capital firms. Eric did his BS in Computer Science at Yale.
"Every so often a business book comes along that changes how we think about innovation and entrepreneurship... The Lean Startup has the chops to join this exalted company"- Financial Times
"This book should be mandatory reading for entrepreneurs, and the same goes for managers who want better entrepreneurial instincts."- Dan Heath, Co-author of "Switch" and "Made to Stick"
"A must read for every serious entrepreneur-and every manager interested in innovation."- Marc Andreessen, Co-founder of Anreessen Horowitz, Opsware Inc. and Netscape
"IT was great! Eric was really fantastic and a perfect fit for what the group wanted."- IBM