John Zeratsky
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John Zeratsky

John Zeratsky was a designer in the tech industry who became obsessed with the idea of redesigning time. He is the bestselling author of Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days and Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day.

John's writing has been published by The Wall Street Journal, TIME, Harvard Business Review, Wired, Fast Company, and many other publications. John has appeared on stage more than 100 times, including at Harvard University, IDEO, and the Code Conference.

For nearly 15 years, John was a designer for technology companies. At GV, he helped develop the design sprint process and worked with close to 200 startups, including Uber, Slack, Flatiron Health, Pocket, Foundation Medicine, One Medical Group, and Nest. He was also GV's in-house copywriter, editor, and content strategist; he created and edited the GV Library, which has attracted million of views since 2012. Previously, John was a designer​ at YouTube and Google, and an early employee at FeedBurner, which Google acquired in 2007.

Originally from Wisconsin, John and his wife Michelle have lived in Chicago and San Francisco. Today they split time between their sailboat "Pineapple" (currently in Panama) and their home in Milwaukee.

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Best Sellers

    • Sprint

    • How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days
    • By: Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky, Braden Kowitz
    • Narrated by: Dan Bittner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,257
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,085
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,082

    The companies that Google Ventures invest in face big questions every day: Where's the most important place to focus your effort, and how do you start? Listen to find out more....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Advice, But It's All Old News

    • By Michael on 08-19-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Make Time

    • How to Focus on What Matters Every Day
    • By: Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky
    • Narrated by: Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 345
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 294

    This audiobook is a must-listen for anyone who has ever thought, "If only there were more hours in the day", Make Time will help you stop passively reacting to the demands of the modern world and start intentionally making time for the things that matter....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A few good ideas...

    • By bobby on 11-02-18

    Regular price: $21.00

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