Eric Ries

Eric Ries
Venture Advisor, Lessons Learned

Website | @ericries

Eric Ries is an entrepreneur and author of the New York Times bestseller “The Lean Startup” and the popular entrepreneurship blog Startup Lessons Learned.

He co-founded and served as CTO of IMVU, his third startup. In 2007, BusinessWeek named him one of the Best Young Entrepreneurs of Tech. In 2009, he was honored with a TechFellow award in the category of Engineering Leadership. He serves on the advisory board of a number of technology startups, and has consulted to new and established companies as well as venture capital firms. He is currently serving as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Harvard Business School and a Fellow for IDEO, the design consulting firm.

His Lean Startup methodology has been written about in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Harvard Business Review, the Huffington Post, and many blogs. He lives in San Francisco.

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Eric Ries (Lessons Learned)
Average rating: **...
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High-tech product development projects are notoriously difficult to manage. Many fail outright. Even when the product work as specified, far too often there are no customers willing to purchase it. All of these problems share a common cause: the tremendous waste inherent in an undisciplined approach to imagining, designing, and building new products. Read more.
Landscape & Strategy
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Eric Ries (Lessons Learned)
Average rating: ****.
(4.89, 9 ratings)
High-tech product development projects are notoriously difficult to manage. Many fail outright. Even when the product work as specified, far too often there are no customers willing to purchase it. All of these problems share a common cause: the tremendous waste inherent in an undisciplined approach to imagining, designing, and building new products. Read more.
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