Steven Cohn is the Founder of Validately, which empowers product teams to run Lean customer research on existing customers or archetypes of potential customers. Validately helps UX Designers and Product Managers quickly validate demand or usability on prototypes or live sites. Validately also launched its Lean Customer Research Academy to educate and certify UX Designers and Product Managers in proper research techniques. Validately’s advisory board consists of Jeff Gothelf, Steve Blank, Marty Cagan, Laura Klein and many other Lean thought leaders.

Prior to Validately, Steven started and sold two companies. He also was an executive at Quantcast and DoubleClick. He graduated from Harvard Business School and George Washington University. He coaches the little league teams of his two very high energy sons. His extremely supportive wife has enabled his crazy entrepreneurial ambitions.