Prior to Lucid Software, Karl spent several years at Google in a variety of roles, including starting Google's China office and leading business development for China, opening the company's patent department and setting patent strategy, and leading Google's investments in advanced wind and battery technologies. Karl holds a B.S. and M.S. in EECS from MIT, an M.S. from MIT in Technology and Policy, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.
Ben has successfully designed and implemented a variety of major software projects, especially web-based database solutions. He was the Chief Technology Officer for Zane Benefits, where he led the development of a leading online health benefits administration platform, which was later featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal. Ben holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Brigham Young University. He enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, and other outdoor activities—but not heights.
Brian has extensive experience designing, developing, testing, and deploying web applications. He has led development teams at many companies, including HP, Sun Microsystems, and FamilySearch.org. Brian holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Brigham Young University. He enjoys leading the Lucidchart team on strenuous outdoor adventures and seeing who can keep up.
Dave came on board shortly after the launch of Lucidchart and has worn nearly every hat on the business and product teams. Prior to joining Lucid, Dave worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company. He graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in Business Management. Dave is a political junkie and tries to keep up with the outdoorsy stunts of the rest of the team (with only an occasional trip to the emergency room).
Ryan joined Lucid with extensive experience in marketing, corporate strategy, and operations. He led the development and execution of growth strategy in various industries, for employers like Celanese International, Bain & Company, and Becton Dickinson. Ryan holds a B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Brandon joined Lucid with over a decade of experience working with public and private high-tech SaaS companies in the California Bay Area. Most recently, he spent 8 years at Google focusing on scaling the hyper-growth of the Google for Work business. Brandon holds a B.S. in Business Management from Brigham Young University and an M.S. in Accounting from the University of Virginia. Outside of work you’ll find Brandon enjoying outdoor sports, riding anything on two wheels, and eating freshly-baked bread.
David graduated from BYU with a degree in Advertising. He arrived at Lucid after working at Y&R in New York City where he worked on projects for Colgate, Ford, and X-Box. David currently manages the marketing design team and primarily focuses on website design, marketing campaigns, and video production. An avid sports fan from Sacramento, David is an unwavering supporter of the Sacramento Kings.
Brinton is a senior pursuing a B.S. degree in Marketing at Brigham Young University. He uses his experience in small business to help the marketing team and grow Lucidchart’s user base.. In his spare time, Brinton loves wakeboarding, riding motorcycles, being outside, and spending time with his wife, Bridget.
Emily graduated from BYU with a degree in English. She works on the marketing content team as a blogger and copywriter. When she's not writing, she enjoys skiing, reading, listening to music, and traveling to far-off places.
Tyler is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, where he majored in business administration, ran a community garden, and established a sustainable business club. Tyler previously worked at Google, where he consulted with small businesses to expand their online marketing efforts. He now uses digital marketing to grow Lucid Software’s customer base. Tyler enjoys backcountry skiing, rock climbing, and mountain biking, and is an avid fan of SLC’s local food and music scenes.
Tony currently studies marketing management and visual art at BYU. During the school year he serves as the on campus Adobe student rep and as a VP for the school's Marketing Association. Originally from San Diego, Tony has a passion for skateboarding. He also enjoys music, traveling, photography, and spending time with his wife and son.
Blaine joined Lucid Software after several years investing in technology companies and building business development processes at Sorenson Capital. He’s also founded an ecommerce startup and worked as a consultant at Monitor Group in San Francisco. His expertise includes growth strategy, org design, and finance. Blaine graduated magna cum laude with a master’s degree in Accountancy from Brigham Young University.
Seth is currently studying economics and Mandarin Chinese at BYU. He’s had the chance to work with several local startups and previously interned at a consulting firm in Shanghai. As a marketing analyst intern at Lucid, Seth is focused on data-driven growth and optimization. He is an avid thrill seeker and enjoys skiing, rock climbing, and mountain biking.
Steve is currently attending Utah Valley University studying graphic design. At Lucid, Steve's responsibilities include managing the front-end CMS. He enjoys nature photography and fishing in his raft, The Scurvy Worm V.
Brad was introduced to the world of online marketing during the second summer of his PhD program and has never looked back. He has a great affection for technology and spends his time at Lucid leading the education outreach program and consulting on SEO. Brad enjoys relaxing with his adoring wife and three children.
Prior to joining Lucid Software, Garrett worked in a variety of corporate marketing, strategy, and innovation roles for Target and also founded a sports technology startup. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. degree in Business Management & Marketing. When he’s not thinking about new ways to grow the Lucidpress business, Garrett loves sports, the outdoors, barbecuing, and spending time with his family.
Mickey graduated from BYU with a degree in graphic design. After working at a design studio in Seattle, he came back to Utah to work as a graphic designer on Lucid’s marketing team. Mickey enjoys music, playing his guitar, hiking, and traveling.
Jarom is studying English at BYU with a focus on creative writing. Jarom works as a content marketing intern on Lucid's marketing team. Outside of work, Jarom loves watching movies, occasionally watching birds, eating pizza, and driving a Prius (a vehicle he will defend passionately).
Braden Packard is a graduate of Brigham Young University, where he majored in Business Management with an emphasis in Marketing. His responsibilities at Lucid Software include expanding the customer base for both Lucidchart and Lucidpress through digital marketing efforts. Outside of work, he can be found either skiing or golfing. A native of Utah, Braden is a passionate Jazz fan, despite the inherent disappointment and heartbreak associated with said fandom.
Jacob studies English at BYU. Prior to joining the Lucid team, he worked as a writing tutor and as an early morning custodian. He much prefers optimizing search results to optimizing dirt removal. In his spare time, he plays the piano and sings the timeless melodies of the Great American Songbook. He has also been known to write poems and to cook a mean fried rice.
Eliza is a graduate of BYU's Advertising program. She spends her time creating and editing content for Lucidchart and Lucidpress. Outside of work, Eliza enjoys cooking, running, spending time with her husband, and playing roller derby under the moniker Demoraliza.
Micaela is a recent advertising graduate from the University of Texas at Austin. She assists the marketing team in their digital marketing efforts. Outside of work, Micaela enjoys tennis, reading, and anything related to college football.
Rhett graduated from Utah State University with a B.S. degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Business.He also has an MBA with an emphasis in Strategic Business Development from Utah State University. Rhett is always looking for creative opportunities to grow and develop Lucid. He enjoys being in the great outdoors with his family, mountain biking, hiking, boating, and skiing.
Abby graduated from the University of Arizona with a B.S. in Marketing and joined Lucid’s business development team shortly thereafter. Abby enjoys sailing at Bear Lake with her family, traveling to distant places, scuba diving, skiing, tearing up the golf course, and baking marvelous treats.
Dan joined Lucid with a background in technology investing. Prior to coming on board, he sourced and evaluated investments in SaaS businesses for Polaris Venture Partners. Dan holds a B.S. in both Accounting and Economics from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is an avid Boston sports fan and loves baked goods.
Cody Gilland holds a B.S. in Business Finance from Brigham Young University-Idaho. He works as a business development rep for Lucid. Cody is an avid Georgia Bulldogs fan and spends most of his free time hanging out with his wife and kids, fixing cars, or submerged in motorsports.
Matthew is passionate about helping companies grow and constantly improve. He joined Lucid with a solid background in sales and operations. He worked for LinkedIn where he managed all small and medium business sales in the state of Washington. After that he built a operations team for a solar startup in San Francisco. He enjoys spending time with his family and tries to get his car out to the racetrack as often as possible.
AJ studied strategy at BYU where he spun out a tech startup from a research lab. Now he is working to bring Lucidpress to Enterprise. AJ is an avid outdoor endurance racer and he loves spending time with his wife and twin boys. He is passionate about entrepreneurship, especially disrupting outdated industries.
Jay is a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina, where he majored in Business Administration. At Lucid, he works with the sales team to optimize operational efficiency. Jay is a forever-suffering Minnesota Timberwolves fan and spends his free time running, doing yoga, sleeping, and sending reverent hate mail to Mike Krzyzewski.
Tucker spent 6 years working in marketing and lead generation for a local law firm before joining Lucid Software. He earned his MBA and B.S. in Business Management from Utah Valley University. He feels a little out of shape after breaking his leg in 2014, so don’t hesitate to tell him to put down the can of Mountain Dew. Tucker is a family guy with 3 kids; he enjoys mountain biking, powder days at Snowbird, busting his knuckles under the hood, and just keeping busy.
Justin graduated from the University of Utah with degrees in Business Management and International Studies. He currently works on the business development team. When he's not hiking, climbing, or traveling, Justin can probably be found rooting for his favorite sports teams (Go Utes!).
Eric is currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in Marketing and MIS at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. He's currently working on the business development team. In his spare time, he can be found hanging out with family and friends, working out, and dreaming about the future of the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Quinn served as Product Manager of Lucidpress after its launch in 2013 and oversaw its growth to nearly 1 million users before shifting his focus to enterprise strategy. He is currently honing Lucidpress’s enterprise offering in addition to leading sales for the product. Quinn is passionate about social enterprise, innovation, lifelong learning, and nature.
James graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. He’s working as a business development representative in the sales department. In his free time, James enjoys hiking, swimming, playing basketball, and rooting for the LA Lakers.
Hailing from the Midwest, the Wasatch powder brought Kirk to the University of Utah. After earning a B.S. degree in Business Marketing, he worked for a local SaaS startup and was a part of a successful exit. Kirk then worked on a small team, in a variety of business relationship focused roles, to establish a North American footprint for an international data security company. He’s now a member of the business development team. If he’s not enjoying the great outdoors, he’s probably watching or quoting the greatest movie of all time...Caddyshack.
Kurtis is currently attending Utah Valley University and majoring in Business Management with an emphasis in Marketing and was brought on to the Lucid team as Sales Rep. Intern. Kurtis has a love for sports and anything to do with the outdoors. He loves basketball, football,Ping Pong, hiking, running, Kan-Jam, and Spikeball. He has beat just about every single person at Lucid in the game of Ping Pong and would love anyone willing to try and dethrone him.
McKayl graduated from Kennesaw State University in Middle Grades Education. She moved to Utah from Georgia to join the customer support team, and loves working with users to accomplish their goals. She enjoys listening to music, playing indoors and out, and reading about tiny houses.
Mitchell graduated with an Honors B.S. in Psychology from the University of Utah in December 2014, and joins Lucid's Client Success team after working in chapter development and expansion for Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. Outside of his work at Lucid, Mitchell coaches CrossFit, is passionate about sexual assault education and prevention, and enjoys Utah's beautiful outdoors.
Before joining Lucid Software, Trey spent time at several software companies in a variety of roles including sales, product management, and customer success. Trey is passionate about building and growing tech companies. In his spare time, he loves skiing and spending time with his wife and daughter.
Mindy graduated from Duke University and arrived at Lucid after working in client relations at Gartner. In the customer success department, she focuses on keeping our users happy. Outside of work she likes starting (but not always finishing) books, playing soccer, and watching the Food Network.
Lindsey has a degree in Sociology from BYU and joined Lucid after working as an account manager for a nutrition company. At Lucid, Lindsey is a member of the Customer Success team. Outside of work, Lindsey loves to travel, work on creative design projects, and spend time with her family and dog "Coco".
Janet graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS in Physical Science with an emphasis in Youth Leadership. She is also mildly obsessed with Diet Coke, so much so that she is the "official" taste-tester for her local convenience store. When not in the office, Janet loves spending time with family at Bear Lake, riding her beach cruiser, and crock-pot cooking.
Andy recently graduated from BYU with a B.A. in Theatre Arts Studies, which included an emphasis in K-12 Education. Andy helps Lucid Software run smoothly by planning company events, managing the office, and ordering pizza. In his free time, he likes to dabble in filmmaking, photography, and theatre.
Katie Leach graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor's degree in Accountancy. Before joining Lucidchart, she worked with an Internet security company for 3 years as their Accounts Receivable Manager and consulted Lucidchart on its bookkeeping. Katie enjoys playing tennis with her husband and reading fun books to her kids.
Cherie joined Lucid after a successful career in the wellness industry. She brings a wealth of positivity to the office and makes sure our executives are well taken care of. In her time outside of the office she continues her studies of wellness, spending time with Mother Nature, and pursuing activities that engage her imagination.
Matthew Barlocker is the Chief Architect at Lucid Software. Since receiving a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from BYU in 2008, he has worked tirelessly to create highly available, scalable applications in the consulting, Internet security, social gaming, and financial industries. Away from work, Matthew enjoys flying airplanes, playing strategy games, four-wheeling with his wife, and wrestling his two sons.
Steven is currently a senior at Brigham Young University, majoring in Computer Science, with minors in Math and Physics. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he is a loyal Red Sox fan and lover of the East Coast. He enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, cycling, and playing tennis. He also loves to bake, and is constantly in pursuit of the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe.
Brian is currently a Senior at BYU studying Computer Science. He works on the Revenue Engineering team to make sure customers get the most bang for their buck. After hours, he enjoys reading, playing board games with friends and family, and watching old Japanese films.laying tennis. He also loves to bake, and is constantly in pursuit of the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe.
Edgar is a Product Manager on the Lucidchart team. Before joining Lucid, he spent three and a half years at Microsoft. He holds an MBA from BYU and a B.A. from BYU-Idaho. When he isn't thinking about diagramming, he loves to hang out with his five kids and beautiful wife.
Rob is a veteran of several successful start-ups where he led product development efforts in everything from electronic textbooks to cough syrup. A graduate of BYU’s Master of Information Systems program, Rob loves to get into the database and discover insights. Rob and his two boys enjoy playing Lego “stories” involving museum heists and ocean rescues.
Nathan received his master’s degree in Information Systems Management from Brigham Young University. His work at Lucid focuses on information security. When not securing Lucid, Nathan spends his time hanging out with his crazy-awesome family.
Tyler is currently attending BYU while studying computer science. He's working at Lucid for the summer as a software engineer intern. On his own time, Tyler enjoys relaxing at home with his family and working on open source software projects.
Paul Draper graduated in Computer Science from BYU. He spends most of his time at Lucid in front-end development for Lucidchart. Paul likes sunny days, the Florida Gators, pot roast, the color red, tail recursion, and his wife and son. When not working, he thinks about cool projects he doesn't have time for.
Trudy plans to graduate from the University of Utah in May 2015. She’s a software developer intern for Lucid Software, and focuses primarily on integrating Lucidchart with outside services. In her free time, Trudy likes watching Doctor Who, writing programs, and playing multiplayer video games.
Monika graduated from Skidmore College summa cum laude with a degree in English and Spanish. She arrived at Lucid after meeting the CEO, Karl Sun, on a chairlift while skiing. Monika now handles customer support for Lucid's growing user base and enjoys cycling, hiking, and skiing in her spare time.
James Hart is a physicist by training and a programmer by inclination and current employment. He earned a bachelor’s degree in physics from BYU and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. James has a strong interest in modern computing and advanced mathematics; he also enjoys biking and spending time with family.
Gregg graduated from UVU in 2013 with a degree in Computer Science. He loves being married, playing hockey, learning new programming languages, and emacs. He also appreciates a high-quality keyboard and a good cola.
Derrick studied distributed computing at BYU and Stanford. Before joining Lucid Software, he worked at Amazon, Microsoft, and Domo. Derrick leads the Lucidchart team and loves working on REST services, security, and recruiting. For fun he cycles, backpacks, and takes his son to the hardware store in his F150.
Keilan graduated from Arizona State University in 2014 with a B.S. in Computer Science. At Lucid, Keilan works on back-end services. He spends his free time being sarcastic and punny, playing with iOS development, and binge-watching Netflix shows.
James graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in Computer Science and Finance. Before Lucid, he was a research assistant at ULEEF. He likes mountains, Vim, a tasty burger, and spaces more than tabs. He can probably beat you at Dance Dance Revolution.
Owen has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Utah and works at Lucid as a software engineer. He spends his free time enjoying the trappings of civilization, including playing video games, reading good books, and playing the piano.
James graduated from BYU with a degree in Computer Science. When James isn't writing code, he’s viewing the cosmos with his telescope, or playing guitar and ultimate frisbee. When he is writing code, it’s for ambitious projects that aim to stand out from the crowd.
Matthew graduated from BYU with a degree in Computer Science and has been with Lucid Software for over four years. He's an expert on Lucidchart's Visio import feature and works primarily on third-party integrations and import capabilities. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys hiking, reading, and gurning.
Spencer started his career as a research engineer at OSU, then transitioned to working for Celanese where he gained a wide breadth of business experience. Spencer holds a B.S. in Biological Engineering from USU, an M.S. in Biosystems Engineering from OSU, and an MBA from BYU. Spencer enjoys spending time with his family and designing Android apps.
Anthony joined Lucid as a product manager to focus on mobile strategy and “the next big thing” for the company. Prior to joining Lucid, he worked as a product manager for Adobe Analytics. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from MIT, where he helped teach user-centric product design and expand the Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program. Anthony loves to cook delicious meals and have adventures in the mountains with his girlfriend and their dog.
David graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. Before Lucid, he worked in networking at Alcatel-Lucent. Aside from geekery, he enjoys hiking, swimming, riding wakeboards and surfboards, and flying flyboards.
Dmitry graduated from National Research Nuclear University in Moscow with a degree in Computer Engineering. He has a passion for gadgets and web applications. When he’s away from the keyboard, however, he enjoys tea, ping-pong, photography, traveling and boosting his productivity.
Kamaron joined Lucid as a software engineering intern while a student at Utah State University. Kamaron is a total video game junkie, but he also enjoys leaving the comforting glow of the computer screen to explore Utah's beautiful scenery on hikes throughout the state.
Taylor has always been a fan of logic and mathematics, and when he was first exposed to computer science, he instantly loved it. He is currently studying math and computer science at the University of Utah. His hobbies include abstract math, board games, cooking, and bouldering.
Stephen is a junior in the Computer Science major at Brigham Young University and began his days at Lucidchart as an intern in the summer of 2013. When he's not programming for work or school, he enjoys listening to music, drawing, reading fantasy novels, gaming, and being with his wife.
Richard earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees in Computer Science from BYU. He spends his free time playing basketball, ultimate frisbee, and a few other sports. He also enjoys reading epic fantasy and going on hikes. Most of all, he loves spending time with his wife.
Mark graduated from BYU in 2014 with a degree in Computer Science. At Lucid, he works on back-end development. In his free time, he likes to read (in both English and Chinese), try recipes to cook with his wife, and discover new restaurants for date nights.
Joseph’s career in iOS design and development began while he was still a student at Brigham Young University. He’s helped publish dozens of apps, many of which have been featured on iTunes. Outside of work he can be found skateboarding, snowboarding, and volunteering in the community.
Ryan studied Computer Science and Math at BYU and graduated in April 2014. He has been working at Lucid since April 2012. Ryan is a BYU football fan and loves solving puzzles, playing board games, and spending time with his family.
Sriraam graduated in 2011 from the College of Engineering Guindy, India. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and is currently pursuing his master’s degree at the University of Utah. Sriraam enjoys traveling, writing, playing ping pong, and spending time in the great outdoors.
Chloe is a senior at BYU studying computer science. It's her second summer interning with Lucid and she's delighted to be on the iOS team. Beyond programming, Chloe enjoys jamming on the guitar, making movies, going on adventures with family and friends, and singing loudly in the car.
Matt joined the Lucid team in the summer of 2013. He loves spending time with his wife and son, developing applications with bleeding-edge web technologies, and playing the drums. He is earning his master's degree in Information Systems Management at BYU.
David Torgerson started his IT career early when he received the CNE (Certified Novell Engineer) certification at age 12. He has held many IT admin roles, including system, network and infrastructure, security, and platform. David enjoys foosball, spending time with his wife and 4 kids, and playing games (both the video and board varieties).
Christine graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from BYU and loves web development. She is an active supporter of women in technology and a member of the Global Anita Borg Alumni Planning Committee. In her spare time, Christine enjoys cooking, reading, and practicing yoga.
Parker graduated from the University of Utah in Computer Science and now spends his days building iOS goodness for Lucidchart. He enjoys playing music and building music-related software in his free time. Parker has a beautiful wife and 2-year-old boy. He has therefore seen the movie Cars 1 billion times.
Tim joined Lucid as an engineer right after graduating from the University of Utah with a degree in Computer Science. Tim enjoys playing co-op video games with his wife, experimenting with cooking recipes, and learning Japanese in his free time. He loves fantasy and sci-fi, and can often be found with his nose in a book.
Jeff recently received a CS degree with an emphasis in database engineering from Utah Valley University. He's been working as a software engineer for 3 years and spent the last year at Lucid. Jeff enjoys sports, spending time with family, and showing off his mad foosball skills.
Liang is pursuing a master’s degree in Computer Science of the University of Utah. He joined Lucid as a software engineer intern and currently works with the Revenue team. In his spare time, Liang likes to watch movies and read fantasy books.
John started coding in 1983 on a Commodore 64 and hasn't stopped since. With a degree in Computer Science from Stanford University, he ran his own data analytics consultancy and worked for IBM in the Global Services division. In his free time, John enjoys mountain biking and skiing with his family.
Andy has a degree in Computer Science from BYU and joined the Lucid team immediately after graduation. Andy is a developer who leads Lucid's partnership with La Presse, the most widely distributed French-Canadian newspaper. He enjoys spending time with his family, ATVing, and rock climbing. Andy's also a fan of open source and Scala.
Ty graduated from BYU with a degree in Computer Science in 2014. He joined Lucid right out of school and currently works on the Lucidpress team. When he isn't writing code, he enjoys fly fishing, playing tennis, baking cookies, and the occasional board game.
Thayne graduated from BYU with a B.S. in Physics and Astronomy and a minor in Mathematics. He has been programming since he was 13 and now works on Lucidpress as a software engineer. Thayne enjoys astronomy, reading, hiking, and watching Dr. Who.
Jansen interns here
at Lucid. Assigned to write
code for Lucidpress
From Boston he hails
At BYU he majors
Spanish, Portuguese, and some
Japanese as well
His free time spent with
games, books, music, dance, his wife
Jansen is quirky
(you couldn't tell already?)
You should be his friend!
Daniel is currently studying computer science and animation at BYU and joined Lucidpress as an engineering intern. He enjoys a variety of hobbies including music, filmmaking, 3D modeling, and game development—but only when there's no mountain biking, rock climbing, or paintballing to be done outside.
Vicky is passionate about bringing compelling ideas to life with teams of exceptional people. Prior to joining Lucid Software, she was a Product Manager at Adobe, where she also served on the Corporate Responsibility, Diversity, and STEM Education teams. Vicky holds an S.B. in Aerospace Engineering and a certificate in Advanced Engineering Leadership from MIT. When she's not developing great products, Vicky enjoys playing soccer, rock climbing, hiking, and flying airplanes.
Joseph joined Lucid after moving back to Salt Lake from Montreal where he worked as a consultant to local startups to help them raise money, improve their marketing, and become more data-driven. Before that he was a Senior Associate at the University Venture Fund, where he led teams in due diligence on potential investments for the fund. He spent time studying economics and Mandarin in China and graduated from Westminster in Salt Lake City with a B.A. in economics.
Jared graduated from Brigham Young University in 2014 with a degree in Computer Science. He’s passionate about modern collaboration tools and looks forward to bringing that expertise to the Lucidpress team. Jared is an avid sports fan and enjoys rooting for his home teams, the Baltimore Orioles and Ravens.
Cory is currently attending BYU and pursuing a degree in Industrial Design. He grew up playing with LEGO blocks and racing dirtbikes. Now he loves the outdoors, mountain biking, and being with his wife and two boys. His curiosity drives him to ask questions, recognize insights, and develop concepts that lead to a better user experience.
Matthew is the happy husband of Tara and the proud father of Elisabeth. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Matthew received his B.A. in Graphic Design from Brigham Young University. He spends his time streamlining the user experience for Lucidpress and Lucidchart.
Taylor joined Lucid as a designer after graduating from the graphic design program at BYU. He's originally from Texas and won't let you forget it. Taylor is an out of the closet sci-fi geek, and has lived on a daily dose of Oreos for most of his life.
Matt has a Master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction Design from Indiana University and leads the design team at Lucid. He ensures that customers have an amazing user experience with Lucid’s products. Not particularly knowledgeable about or fond of professional team sports, he passes time by fermenting and pickling cucumbers the old-fashioned way.
Rob has a degree in Advertising from BYU and joined Lucid as a graphic designer after working at McCann Erickson in NYC. Rob is an adventure junkie who considers the outdoors his second home. He loves backpacking, rock climbing, hiking, snowboarding and running, as well as photographing his outdoor journeys.
Sarah is currently studying computer science at Salt Lake Community College. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching movies, listening to music, solving logic puzzles, learning new things, spending time with family, exchanging witty banter, and laughing until she cries.
Michele graduated from BYU with a B.S. in Environmental Science. She speaks fluent Japanese and enjoys improving Lucid’s customer experience. In her free time, she likes playing with her pet guinea pig, baking just about anything, and going to plays.
Andrew graduated from BYU in 2012 with a degree in Recreation Therapy. After working for a youth center for two years, he needed a break from angry teenagers. He is now a QA Specialist at Lucid. In his spare time he enjoys playing outside with his wife and son, watching sports, and writing rap music.
Julene graduated from BYU in April 2014 with a degree in Molecular Biology and immediately joined the quality assurance team at Lucid Software. Outside of work, Julene has many interests, which include writing young adult fantasy novels, playing volleyball, and learning Korean.
Alex holds a B.A. in English and an M.A.T. in Secondary Education from Westminster College. He enjoys his role at Lucid where he helps to ensure the quality of Lucidchart. When not breaking software, he enjoys retrocomputing, board games, and amateur radio.
Drew is currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science at the University of Utah. When he's not reading or coding, he enjoys spending his time outdoors. His favourite activities include camping, hiking, biking and skiing (both on snow and water).
Craig graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy with a degree in Maritime Transportation. He founded and leads the Quality Assurance team at Lucid. When not breaking software and menacing programmers, Craig can be found running, playing role-playing games, skateboarding, snowboarding, drinking hot chai, writing fiction, and acting—likely in that order.
Jonathan is studying electrical engineering at BYU and is working as a quality assurance intern at Lucid. He considers himself a detail oriented person with creative tendencies. Outside of the office, Jonathan hones his attention for detail with trivia, random facts, painting, and drawing.