Kirsten Cluthe

Editorial Director

Kirsten Cluthe is editorial director for Lean Startup Co. With an extensive background in programming, production, and talent management, she aims to bring the most interesting and relevant speakers to the Lean Startup stage, alongside world class conference experiences.

Most recently, she led Frontier Live, an events and talent practice within the Frontier Project portfolio. Previous to The Frontier Project, she designed custom, interactive programs for corporate sponsors of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, built the conference business for, and led events marketing campaigns for GE.

She began her career in the music industry at Creative Artists Agency, booking concert tours and recovering lost baggage for touring musicians.

She blogs at, and moonlights as a contributing writer for where she writes about technology, culture, and media.

Contact Kirsten:  [email protected]