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Hacking for Defense and Diplomacy: An evening in conversation with Lean Startup Pioneer and Columbia Senior Fellow for Entrepreneurship Steve Blank and Former Deputy National Security Advisor Avril Haines
Columbia University Senior Fellow for Entrepreneurship Steve Blank is a retired eight-time serial entrepreneur-turned-educator and author. He has changed the way entrepreneurs around the world build their startups. His bestselling The Startup Owner’s Manual, and his earlier seminal work, The Four Steps to the Epiphany are both credited with launching the Lean Startup movement. His Lean LaunchPad class at Stanford, Berkeley, and Columbia has redefined how Universities approach entrepreneurship. His Innovation Corps class for the National Science Foundation forever changed how the U.S. commercializes science.