Lucas Carlson is an entrepreneur, technology builder, and bestselling author of six books. He was CEO and founder of AppFog, a popular cloud startup acquired by CenturyLink in 2013. AppFog signed up more than 100,000 developers, raised $10M in venture funding and become an industry leading Platform-as-a-Service. He has spoken at more than 30 conferences and business around the world, including NASA, IBM, Booz Allen Hamilton and many others. 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? 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. 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: