Lucas Nelson is a Principal at Gotham Ventures and is a proud geek; a hacker turned VC. Lucas brings a unique mix of technical depth and business knowledge to bear when Gotham Ventures works with a company. He is most excited by companies that are trying to use technology to make a dent in the universe.
Lucas works most closely with Gotham Ventures Portfolio companies STELLAService and ADstruc as well as his angel investments in Branch, DarkNet, and WayWire. He is a Kauffman Fellow, co-authored The Art of Software Security Testing, chaired DefCon – the largest hacking convention in the US – for 10 years, and has been a member of the NY tech community since 1999.