Brant Cooper helps organizations big and small innovate. He is the author of the New York Times Bestseller, The Lean Entrepreneur, and the popular The Entrepreneur’s Guide to The Lean Brand. He is a sought after keynote speaker, startup advisor and corporate mentor. His startup career includes Tumbleweed, Timestamp, WildPackets, inCode, and many others. He has experienced IPO, acquisition, rapid growth, and crushing failure. Brant previously authored The Entrepreneur's Guide to Customer Development, the first purpose-written book to discuss Lean Startup and Customer Development concepts. He has worked with thousands of entrepreneurs across the globe.
Brant travels the globe speaking with entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, debunking the Myth of the Visionary, teaching Lean Startup and Customer Development principles, and empowering employees to create new value. Brant is the Co-Founder of Moves the Needle Group, which has advised the innovation practices of such leading companies as General Electric, Intuit, Capital One, ADP, and Transamerica.
He is Founder of StartupSandiego.co, Organizer for SD Tech Founders: Lean Startup Group, and Speaker for TEDx San Diego Innovation Conferences.