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Jake Knapp is a design partner at Google Ventures and author of the New York Times bestseller Sprint.

In 2010, Jake created the Design Sprint process. He has since run it over 150 times with teams at Google and with startups like Nest, Slack, 23andMe, and Flatiron Health. Today, teams around the world (including the British Museum and the United Nations) use Design Sprints to solve big problems and test new ideas.

Previously, Jake helped build products like Gmail, Google Hangouts, and Microsoft Encarta. He is currently among the world’s tallest designers.