My Guest this week is Steve Blank. We spoke about the emergence of Silicon Valley, the future of innovation, Artificial intelligence and Lean Startup methodology.
Steve Blank spent 21 years in 8 high technology companies. His last company E,piphany was started in his living room. Steve’s other startups include two semiconductor companies, Zilog and MIPS Computers, a workstation company Convergent Technologies, a consulting stint for Pixar, a supercomputer firm, Ardent, a computer peripheral supplier, SuperMac, a military intelligence systems supplier, ESL and a video game company, Rocket Science Games.
In 2001 Steve moved from being an entrepreneur to teaching entrepreneurship.
He teaches at at U.C. Berkeley, Stanford’s MS&E department and the Columbia University/Berkeley Joint Executive MBA program.
Steve is the author of the Four Steps to the Epiphany, Holding a Cat by the Tail and The Startup Owner’s Manual.