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Biography

Haas School of Business
Lecturer (continuing)

Education
Positions Held
At Haas since 2002
2005 – present, Lecturer, Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program
2002 – present, Lecturer Program in Entrepreneurship, Haas School of Business
2004 – 2009, IMVU Board of Directors
2004 – 2009, Cafepress Board of Directors
2002 – 2007, Macrovision (NASDQ: MVSN) Board of Directors
1997 – 2005, Immersion (NASDQ: IMMR) Board of Directors
1996 – 1999, E.piphany (NASDQ: EPNY) Co-founder/President/VP Mktg
1993 – 1996, Rocket Science Games CEO
1989 – 1993, SuperMac VP Marketing
1986 – 1989, Ardent Co-founder/VP Marketing
1984 – 1986, Mips Computers Co-founder/VP Marketing
1981 – 1984, Convergent Technologies VP Marketing
1979 – 1981, Zilog
External Service and Assignments
- California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV), Board of Directors - Trustee, U.C. Santa Cruz - Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), Board of Directors - Appointed to the California Coastal Commission by Governor Schwarzenegger in 2007 - Past member Audubon National Board of Directors - Audubon California Board of Directors

Current Research and Interests
- Methodology and models for customer-facing activities for early stage startups

Selected Papers and Publications
- “The Secret History of Silicon Valley.” Invited talk at Google: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTC_RxWN_xo - “The Four Steps to The Epiphany.” http://www.amazon.com/Four-Steps-Epiphany-Steven-Blank/product-reviews/0976470705 - Presentations and Papers: http://www.slideshare.net/sblank

Teaching
- Advanced Entrepreneurship, XMBA 296.3 - Customer Development in High Tech Enterprise, MBA/EWMBA 295F-1

Honors and Awards
Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Berkeley-Columbia MBA Program, 2010

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