Paul Lucas

Paul J. Lucas started at Bell Labs in telephony, log file visualization, and testing cfront, the original C++ compiler. He is the author of “The C++ Programmer’s Handbook” and holds patents on data visualization and programming language type systems. He holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In some of his free time, he volunteers for the non-profit Market Street Railway supporting historic transit in San Francisco.

Official Title:

Principal Software Engineer

What You Really Do:

Hack on the Splunk core codebase.


C++, historic rail transit, cooking.

Favorite Quote:

“Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.”

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