Jake Knapp is an inventor, designer, and author. He is most well-known for inventing the Design Sprint, a five-day process for solving problems and creating new products, services, and strategies. He is also a New York Times bestselling author, having written two books, Sprint and Make Time.
As a design thinker, Jake has worked with some of the world’s leading companies, such as Slack, LEGO, IDEO, and NASA. He has coached on design strategy and time management, helping these companies take their products and services from ideas to reality.
An advocate of the design-thinking approach, Jake has been a keynote speaker at conferences and workshops around the world. He has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Wired, and Forbes and has been invited to TEDx and Google's Zeitgeist conferences to discuss his methodologies.
Jake is currently a Design Partner at Google Ventures, where he helps companies use design sprints to create innovative products and services. He also serves as a lecturer at Stanford University's Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, where he teaches Design Thinking and Design Sprints.
Jake has a passion for creating and innovating, and his approach to design has helped countless companies realize their potential. He is a firm believer that with the right combination of processes, people, and tools, any problem can be solved.