Hailing from Austin, Texas, Ash Maurya is the founder of Leanstack. Since bootstrapping his last company seven years ago, he has launched five products and one peer-to-web application framework.
Throughout this time he has been in search of better, faster ways for building successful products. Ash has more recently been rigorously applying Customer Development and Lean Startup techniques to his products, frequently writing about this on his blog and turning this into the critically acclaimed book, “Running Lean: How to Iterate from Plan A to a plan that works”. Ash is also the creator of the one-page business modelling tool, the Lean Canvas, which is used by startups and corporate innovators across the globe.
His new book "Scaling Lean: Master the Key Metrics for Startup Growth, debuted at #2 on the WSJ Business Bestseller list, and explores an invaluable blueprint for modelling startup success and ultimately scale a business by implementing a 10X rollout strategy.
Ash is praised for offering some of the best and most practical advice for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs all over the world. Driven by the search for better and faster ways for building successful products, Ash has developed a systematic methodology for raising the odds of success built upon Lean Startup, Customer Development, and Bootstrapping techniques.
Ash is also a leading business blogger and his posts and advice have been featured in Inc. Magazine, Forbes, and Fortune. He regularly hosts sold out workshops around the world and serves as a mentor to several accelerators including TechStars, MaRS, Capital Factory, and guest lecturers at several universities including MIT, Harvard, and UT Austin. Ash serves on the advisory board of a number of startups, and has consulted to new and established companies.
Aside from creating indispensable resources for innovators and entrepreneurs, Ash is a foodie, a dad, a husband and a yogi.
Show Notes:Twitter: @ashmaurya
Ash's site: ashmaurya.comAsh's business: leanstack.com
Ash's books: www.amazon.com/Ash-Maurya/e/B006MW5OSS
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