We exist to ignite entrepreneurial spirit that transforms global enterprises by empowering people to discover and create new value for their customers.
San Diego (HQ)
Brant Cooper helps organizations big and small create value. He is the author of the New York Times Bestseller "The Lean Entrepreneur", is a thought-leader in corporate innovation and is a sought-after speaker, advisor, and mentor.
Brant is the Co-Founder of Moves the Needle, which has advised the innovation practices of such leading companies as GE, Intuit, Capital One, ING, and Cisco.
He has over 20 years experience helping companies bring high-growth products to market. His startup career includes Tumbleweed, Timestamp, WildPackets, inCode, and many others. He has experienced IPO, acquisition, rapid growth, and crushing failure.
Brant previously authored "The Entrepreneur's Guide to Customer Development", the first purpose-written book to discuss Lean Startup and Customer Development concepts, which sold over 100k copies. He has worked with thousands of entrepreneurs across the globe.
COO & Co-Founder Aaron is the co-founder of Startup Tucson and for more than 20 years has utilized his passion for innovation, entrepreneurship, and customer empathy to transform countless businesses by teaching them to adopt Lean Innovation, create new value for their customers, and generate hundreds of millions in new revenue.
As an Innovation Catalyst at Intuit, Aaron spearheaded a grassroots program that trained over 2,500 employees and leaders in Lean Startup, Agile, and Design Thinking practices.
Our coaches and principals have sold startups, written best-selling books, and played foundational roles in transforming some of the most innovative organizations around the world.
Executive Advising Coach
Simeon played a paramount role in the development of GE Fastworks and managed the growth and development of their internal coaches community.
Principal, Social Impact Practice
Amelia's deep passion for impact has enabled her to facilitate innovative change within a variety of for profit and nonprofit organizations.
Angela holds an Operations Management Certificate from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is the glue that holds our company together.