Lucas is a Consultant in Deloitte’s Novel and Exponential Technologies (NExT) team which senses, and makes sense of, emerging technology 3-5+ years from widespread market impact. Prior to this Lucas studied computer science at the University of California, Irvine and held various Software Engineering roles. He is a co-author on the 2021 Technology Futures Report with Deloitte and the World Economic Forum. While in undergrad, he led conferences on decentral algorithms (DeFi, DAOs) as the VP of Blockchain at UCI and competed in UCI’s Butterworth and New Venture Competitions as a founder and team-leader. Lucas lives in Costa Mesa, California and can be found riding his motorcycle along PCH for fun!