Brant Cooper helps startups get started
As the author of the popular Lean Startup book "The Entrepreneur`s Guide to Customer Development.", he is a sought-after writer, speaker and consultant. The "CustDev book" is required course text at several universities, including the University of Chicago MBA program, Stanford University, De Paul, Boston University, UC Santa Barbara and
University of Oslo. Brant has been published in Venture Beat and Business Insider and frequently travels the world speaking to entrepreneurs at conferences, hackathons and workshops.
He has spoken at Qualcomm, the Kuala Lumpur Venture Capital Symposium, and Lean Startup conferences in Vancouver and Michigan. Other speaking events include the Forward Technology Conference in Wisconsin, the Lean Startup Challenge in Boston, and Lean Startup
Machines in London, New York, Boston, Chicago and San Francisco.
Brant consults for and advises startups on Lean Startups and Customer Development, serving clients in Silicon Valley, New York, San Diego, France, Australia and Singapore. Clients include Qualcomm, MOGL, HubKick, MotherKnows, i.TV, and Lean Startup Machine.
Brant Cooper is passionate about growing the San Diego tech community. He runs the San Diego Tech Founders monthly meetup that consistently draws 200 attendees. Brant is also the curator for the San Diego edition of the Startup Digest. Brant mentored at CONNECT for four years and holds open office hours at a weekly informal coffee meetup.
Brant has over 20 years experience in IT and a long track record of bringing innovative products to market. As a leader in Professional Services, Product Management and Marketing, he has directed strategy, design, marketing and implementation of numerous products for a variety of startups including Tumbleweed, Timestamp, WildPackets, Incode and InfoBright.
Brant Cooper blogs at Market By Numbers and tweets @brantcooper.