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Brant Cooper

Brant helps startups get started. As the author of the popular Lean Startup book “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development.”, he is a sought-after writer, speaker and consultant. The “CustDev book” is required course text at several universities, including the University of Chicago MBA program, Stanford University, De Paul, Boston University, UC Santa Barbara and University of Oslo. Brant has been published in Venture Beat and Business Insider and frequently travels the world speaking to entrepreneurs at conferences, hackathons and workshops. Prior to becoming involved in the Lean Startup community, Brant was involved with startups in a more traditional way. He has over 20 years experience in IT and a long track record of bringing innovative products to market.