Recently, I started a new journey in my career leading engineering at Lacuna Technologies. As I complete my second month here, I would like to share some of the specifics on what motivated this exciting next step in my career.
First and foremost, Lacuna is a company on a mission. We aim to enable urban transportation in the digital age by helping cities build technical infrastructures that allow them to better manage and adapt to the latest innovations in technology.
Over the last decade, there have been countless technological innovations in the…
By Hugh Martin, CEO of Lacuna
In 2009, I learned I was dying from Multiple Myeloma, a rare form of blood cancer. At the time, I was the CEO of a DNA sequencing company called Pacific Biosciences and preparing to take the company public.
I was lucky — and able to take advantage of a number of new therapies that had recently become available. By April of 2010, I was in remission, and by October of 2010, PacBio was public.
But I was not the same person. My illness forced me to confront more than just my fragility and mortality…