Lucas is a Principal Engineer at Nubank, one of its first employees since late 2013. He helped to build the Credit Card system from scratch, and now he's helping guide the teams in this new platformization phase and also to define technical careers inside the company. Lucas is a functional programming enthusiast and proponent of best practices in software development with vast experience in real production applications written in Java, Scala, Ruby, and now Clojure. He holds a BS in computer science from the University of Sao Paulo. He also dances samba de gafieira and zouk.