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Eric Ries

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Eric Ries is an American entrepreneur, blogger, and author of The Lean Startup, a book on the lean startup movement. After graduating from Yale University, he worked as a software engineer at There, Inc. He later joined the founders of There, Inc in founding IMVU Inc. He then worked at Kleiner Perkins. His experiences lead him to develop a methodology based on select management principes to help startups succeed.