Lucas Carlson


Lucas Carlson is an entrepreneur featured in the NYT Bestselling Book, the Lean Entrepreneur. He is also an author, speaker and leader in the cloud space.

Lucas was the CEO and founder of a massively popular and successful startup called AppFog which was 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.

Lucas is now the Chief Innovation Officer for CenturyLink, in charge of building next-generation products for a $20B company.

Lucas currently lives in Portland, OR, advises startups and plays go.

Where to find Lucas Carlson online

Where to buy in print


The Craftsman Founder's Manifesto
Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers
Want to make millions or even billions as a startup founder in 18 months? This book is going to disappoint you greatly. There are no big secrets. There are no shortcuts. The trick is to fall in love with being a founder and dedicate yourself to the craft for 20-30 years. If I haven’t scared you off yet, you should read this book and find out if you have what it takes to become a Craftsman Founder.

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