Eric Ries is best recognized for pioneering the Lean Startup movement, a strategy which maximizes a company’s potential by allocating and improvising their resources as efficiently as possible. When his bestselling book The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
was published, it became an instant classic and the primary blueprint for startups and corporate innovators around the world. His motto is "work smarter, not harder," and his mission is to help others do the same.
Eric is a highly influential Silicon Valley business thinker and writer who has been featured extensively in media, including on the cover of Inc. Magazine
and in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Forbes
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.