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Keith Hopper

Keith Hopper

Visting Entrepreneur in Residence


B.S., Human Factors Engineering, Tufts University


Keith is a Lecturer of Entrepreneurship at Olin. He is a Mentor at Techstars, a global startup accelerator, where he helps startup companies with product strategy and execution, emphasizing Customer Development towards product-market fit. Keith is also co-founder and Trustee of the revolutionary micro-philanthropy, The Awesome Foundation, which forwards the interest of awesome in the universe through 89 chapters in 18 countries. Prior to this, Keith was the Director of Product Strategy and Development at NPR. He has a BS from Tufts University, where he studied Human Factors Engineering. 

Keith’s professional emphasis is on early-stage business opportunity assessment, idea validation and iterative product development. He’s a contributing author for the book, Collective Intelligence: Creating a Prosperous World at Peace. He can be tracked down at

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