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Eric Ries

Eric Ries is the author of the book, The Lean Startup. Previously, he co-founded and served as Chief Technology Officer of IMVU. He is the co-author of several books including The Black Art of Java Game Programming (Waite Group Press, 1996). While an undergraduate at Yale University, he co-founded Catalyst Recruiting. Although Catalyst folded with the dot-com crash, Ries continued his entrepreneurial career as a Senior Software Engineer at There.com, leading efforts in agile software development and user-generated content. In 2007, BusinessWeek named Ries one of the Best Young Entrepreneurs of Tech. He serves on the advisory board of a number of technology startups and venture capital firms. In 2008 he served as a venture advisor at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

Organizations
Rock Health

startups

Rock Health

Advisor

Advisor

Veri

startups

Veri

New York, NY

Advisor

Advisor

There Corporation

There Corporation

Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

Aardvark

Aardvark

Advisor

Advisor

Memoir

Memoir

Advisor
Jan 2011 - Current

Advisor
Jan 2011 - Current

Code for America

Code for America

Board Member
Sep 2012 - Current

Board Member
Sep 2012 - Current