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Karl Sun

Karl Sun

Title: Co-Founder and CEO

Company: Lucid

Location: South Jordan, UT

Educational Background:

J.D., Harvard Law School
M.S. Technology and Policy, MIT
M.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

Huntsman School Interactions:

Leadership Forum Series Speaker - April 20, 2018

Biography:

Karl Sun is co-founder and CEO at Lucid, makers of Lucidchart. Prior to Lucid, Karl spent several years at Google, starting and leading business development at Google's China office, opening Google’s patent department and setting patent strategy, and leading Google's investments in advanced wind and battery technologies. Karl holds a B.S. and M.S. in EECS from MIT, an M.S. from MIT in Technology and Policy, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. He was also honored as a 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year.