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Lucas is a co-founder of Carousell and oversees Data science and AI efforts. Since the launch of Carousell in August 2012 together with co-founders Marcus Tan and Quek Siu Rui, Lucas has been working closely with the data and machine learning team on technical, architecture and data direction and strategies.
He is dedicated to building a team of world-class engineers and data scientists to keep Carousell at the forefront of the industry. He is also passionate about product development and applying AI to solve problems at a large scale.
Prior to Carousell, Lucas spent some time as a software engineer at RedBeacon (acquired by Home Depot). Lucas read Computer Engineering and Entrepreneurship at the National University of Singapore and Stanford University (under the NUS Overseas College Program in Silicon Valley, California).
Carousell is a classifieds marketplace that makes selling as easy as taking a photo, buying as simple as chatting. Launched in August 2012, Carousell began in Singapore and now has a presence in seven markets across Asia. With over 158 million listings, we are one of the world’s largest and fastest growing marketplaces in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and are backed by Rakuten Ventures, Sequoia India, 500 Startups, Golden Gate Ventures, DBS and EDBI.
The Carousell marketplace has a diverse range of products across a variety of categories, including cars, lifestyle, gadgets and fashion accessories. Download the app for iOS or Android , and visit www.carousell.com for more information.