Rob Fan is the co-founder and CTO of Sharethrough. An early adopter of Lean Startup principles, having learned them directly from Eric Ries & Steve Blank, Rob has been using these principles to grow Sharethrough into a global organization. The Sharethrough monetization platform is used by major publishers like Time Inc., Gannett and CBS as full-stack native advertising software and a marketplace for content-focused advertisers like Audi and Intel. Rob shares his Lean Startup experiences by speaking at various conferences and mentoring other entrepreneurs on both the technical and process orientated aspects of customer development and MVP’s. Prior to Sharethrough, Rob worked for Booz Allen Hamilton providing technical analysis for three letter agencies and earned degrees from both Stanford and Johns Hopkins.