Leanpub's cofounders are Peter Armstrong, Scott Patten, Len Epp and Braden Simpson.

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Peter Armstrong

Peter Armstrong has a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Psychology from the University of Victoria, and over a decade of experience as a software developer, much of it at Silicon Valley startups. He founded Ruboss, the company that created Leanpub, in 2008. Peter is also the author of 4 books, including Lean Publishing and Programming for Kids. Peter is also the creator of Markua.


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Scott Patten

Scott is a programmer and web developer. He has a MSc in Physics from the University of British Columbia. He joined Ruboss as a co-founder in 2009, and created Leanpub with Peter in 2010. Scott is the author of The S3 Cookbook.


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Len Epp

Len Epp wrote his DPhil in English Literature at Balliol College, Oxford, and then transitioned to investment banking in London, specializing in M&A in the utilities sector. Before joining Leanpub in 2012 to lead Customer Development, he co-founded an artsy nonprofit in Montreal. He enjoys wearing the seemingly contradictory hats of resident corporate finance and literary type person at Leanpub. He is serially publishing a comic novel satirizing nationalist literary culture.


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Braden Simpson

Braden loves writing code to solve hard problems. He likes to think that he's good at JavaScript, Ruby, and most browser-based tech. After graduating with a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Victoria, Braden joined Leanpub in 2013 and eventually became its CTO.