Jake Knapp

Jake Knapp is best known as the New York Times bestselling author of Sprint. As a design partner at Google Ventures, he has worked with over 100 startups including Nest, Slack, 23andMe, and Flatiron Health. Previously, Jake worked at Google (where he co-created Hangouts) and Microsoft (where he led design on Encarta). He is currently among the world’s tallest designers.

New York Times best seller Sprint takes you behind the scenes with some of America’s most fascinating startups.  You’ll meet a robotics maker searching for the perfect robot personality, a coffee roaster expanding to new markets, a company organizing the world’s cancer data, and Slack, the fastest-growing business app in history. A practical guide to answering critical business questions, Sprint is a book for teams of any size, from small startups to Fortune 100s, from teachers to nonprofits.