Will Lucas is an entrepreneur and business person
Will Lucas is the founder and CEO at A William Lucas Company (AWLCo) which is home to several technology and media related businesses including Creadio: a brand-marketing technology company servicing nationally recognized brands since 2007, and Classana: an online platform that helps companies organize educational resources. He’s also co-founder at ICON: a photography on-demand service, and is one of the few young minority TEDx organizers in the United States, curating TEDxToledo.
Will hosts the of10podcast which highlights prominent personalities in technology startups including founders, engineers, and managers from Pinterest, Dropbox, Snapchat, and others. The podcast has been featured in the iTunes store on several occasions.
Lucas was named to the University of Toledo Board of Trustees by Governor John Kasich in February 2016, and to the Ohio Casino Control Commission and Ohio MLK Commission (which he currently serves as Chairman) by the Governor in 2013 and 2014 respectively. He was also Co-Chair of President Obama’s Ohio Small Business Committee in 2012.
He is a songwriter and is listed as a co-writer on the track “How ‘Bout It”, found on the second studio album, Special Occasion, from R&B artist Bobby Valentino. The album has sold over 500,000 copies in the US.
TechCrunch – 40 Diverse People In Tech Who Made Big Moves In 2015 (2015)
Business Insider – The 46 Most Important African-Americans In Technology (2014)
NBC New’s ‘The Grio’ – Top 10 Blacks in tech to look out for in 2013 (2013)
Business Insider – The 25 Most Influential African-Americans in Tech (2013)
Will graduated with a Bachelors degree in Organization Technology from the University of Toledo.