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What is Lean? – Lean Innovation 101

November 20, 2013 @ 6:30 pm

Sean Murphy


6:30 Food & Networking
7:00 Presentation

Event Details

“Lean” provides a scientific approach for creating a product and developing new businesses. Teams can iteratively building products or services to meet the needs of early customers by adopting a combination of customer development, business-hypothesis-driven experimentation and iterative product releases.  

What we will cover:

• Why more and more companies are using Lean
• What is Lean, what it is not
• Key concepts
• Get Out Of Your BatCave
• Use an initial product (MVP) as a probe to explore the market
• Build-Measure-Learn
• When and how to pivot
• Rules of thumb for successful lean innovation  

Speaker Bio

Sean Murphy, CEO of SKMurphy, Inc., offers customer development services for technology entrepreneurs. SKMurphy’s focus is on early customers and early revenue for startups. Sean is an early and active member of the Lean Startup group and has been a workshop presenter and mentor at Lean Startup Conferences. SKMurphy’s clients have offerings in electronic design automation, artificial intelligence, web-enabled collaboration, proteomics, text analytics, legal services automation, and medical services workflow. Sean holds a BS in Mathematical Sciences and an MS in Engineering-Economic Systems (Management Science) from Stanford University.

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November 20, 2013
6:30 pm
Event Category:


SF Bay ACM Chapter


HP Executive Briefing Center – 20A Main Lobby
3000 Hanover St.
Palo Alto, CA 94304 US
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