About the Author
Patrick van der Pijl is CEO of Business Models Inc. and producer of the worldwide best seller Business Model Generation. He is passionate about helping entrepreneurs, leaders, rebels and corporate companies to innovate their business model and design a future strategy.
Justin Lokitz is the co-author of Design A Better Business: New Tools, Skills, and Mindset for Strategy and Innovation, a strategy blogger and frequent contributing author, as well as an experienced strategy designer and managing director of the Business Models Inc. offices in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, CA USA. He has 16+ years of experience of managing product strategies for large, multi-national corporations, like Autodesk and Oracle, as well as several startups.
Justin has a MBA in Design Strategy, from California College of the Arts, a BA in Environmental Science and Geography, from University of California Santa Barbara, as well as professional certifications in software development and product management, from University of California Berkeley
Maarten van Lieshout is partner at Thirty-X. He has applied visual thinking at an early stage for a Dutch idea factory, turning ideas into visual and tangible experiences. He always brings a new perspective to the table - and always stimulates others to get involved in the action.
Erik van der Pluijm is founder and creative director at Thirty-X. He is passionate about visual thinking and making complex things simple. He mixes design, code and strategy, using his experience from art and design, artificial intelligence, computer games, and the startup scene.