Playing Lean is created by a team of passionate entrepreneurs from around the world. Simen Fure Jørgensen is the co-founder of Iterate, a company in Oslo, Norway with 50 agile and lean consultants. Tore Rasmussen is an experienced innovator, currently busy giving Playing Lean workshops. Holger Nils Pohl, the game's illustrator, is known for his unique style. Ash Maurya, special Lean Startup advisor for the team, is the author of the best-selling Running Lean book.