Lucas Carlson is an author and entrepreneur, profiled in The New York Times best-selling book The Lean Entrepreneur. As a keynote speaker in the technology arena and innovation leader in the cloud space, Lucas helps companies discover opportunities for growth. Lucas is also a publisher and popular blogger at www.craftsmanfounder.com, where he guides entrepreneurs toward success.
Lucas was formerly the CEO and founder of AppFog, a massively popular startup acquired by CenturyLink in 2013. AppFog signed up more than 100,000 developers, raised nearly $10M in venture funding and has become an industry leading Platform-as-a-Service.
Some of his most popular blog posts include:
- How Do I Cope With Startup Envy?
- Are You a Craftsman Founder?
- 30 Things to Stop Doing As A Startup Founder
- Incubators Are Bullshit
FAQ with Lucas Carlson
Do you have a blog?
Have you published guest posts on other bloggers websites?
Do you have a Twitter account?
Yes, @cardmagic. But I don’t tweet.
Have you done any public speaking?
I have spoken at more than 30 conferences around the world. I am often asked to talk about technology and entrepreneurship for large corporations and governments including NASA, IBM, Booz Allen Hamilton and others.
Have you been interviewed on podcasts or radio?
I have my own entrepreneurial podcast with over 20 awesome interviews and have been featured on various podcasts and radio interviews including: