About Lucas

Lucas Carlson

Iā€™m an entrepreneur. I started AppFog in 2010, raised almost $10M in venture capital, and was acquired in 2013. Before that, I was the first employee and head of engineering for 5 years at MOG (now Beats Music acquired by Apple). Before MOG, I contracted as an engineer for a wide variety of startups including MeasureMap which was acquired by Google in 2006.

Some of my most popular blog posts include:

FAQ with Lucas Carlson

Have you written any books?

Yes, I have written a startup thriller novel, two programming books and an entrepreneurial non-fiction.

Do you have a blog?

Yes, I write for entrepreneurs on Medium and LinkedIn.

Have you published guest posts on other bloggers websites?

I have written for Inc, Business Insider (multiple times), Business Journal, KISSMetrics, VentureBeat, InformationWeek and other popular blogs.

Do you have a Twitter account?

Yes, @cardmagic

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:

Do you run any authority sites?

Yes, I do, thank you for asking. šŸ˜‰ Here is one right now: Woodworking Toolkit.