Blog Nordic Business Forum Sweden 2018

Speaker Spotlight: Eric Ries

Welcome to our Speaker Spotlight series!

Each week we will feature some of the faces from our incredible lineup at NBFSweden 2018. Today, we look at the man who pioneered the theme of our conference: Eric Ries.

Short Biography

Eric Ries is an entrepreneur and the author of the New York Times bestseller The Lean Startup, which has been translated into nearly thirty languages. He is the creator of the Lean Startup methodology, which has become a global movement in business, practiced by individuals and companies around the world.

He has founded a number of startups including IMVU, where he served as CTO, and he has advised on business and product strategy for startups, venture capital firms, and large companies, including GE, where he partnered with them on the FastWorks program. Eric served as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Harvard Business School, IDEO, and Pivotal and he is the founder and CEO of the Long Term Stock Exchange. In 2015, he ran a Kickstarter campaign to produce The Leader’s Guide, which went on to become one of the top Kickstarter book campaigns of all time.

The Lean Startup

Watch the video below for an overview of the Lean Startup:

We’re excited to learn more from Eric Ries at NBFSweden 2018! If you’d like to hear him and other leaders discuss this year’s theme of lean leadership, be sure to grab your ticket or Live Stream license today. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and #NBFSweden to keep up with our speaker announcements as we get closer to the event!