Lucas Carlson
CEO, AppFog


Lucas Carlson founded AppFog, a PaaS company that leveraged Cloud Foundry and was acquired by CenturyLink. Lucas has been a professional developer for over 10 years and specializes in Ruby on Rails development. Lucas has authored “Programming for PaaS” and the “Ruby Cookbook” and has written half a dozen libraries in various programming languages and contributed to many others, including Rails and RedCloth. He maintains a personal website at


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Lucas Carlson (AppFog)
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Ever thought of starting your own company around Open Source tools? Lucas Carlson did just that with AppFog (a popular polyglot PaaS built with Cloud Foundry). Over 100,000 developers signed up for AppFog in 3 years. AppFog was acquired in June 2013 by CenturyLink. Read more.


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