Eric Ries is an entrepreneur and author of the New York Times bestseller The Lean Startup. He serves on the board of a number of technology startups, and has consulted to new and established companies as well as venture capital firms. He was previously entrepreneur-in-residence at Harvard Business School and is currently an IDEO Fellow. He co-founded and served as CTO of IMVU, his third startup. The Lean Startup methodology has been written about in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Inc., Wired, and countless blogs.