Lucas is an authentic leader skilled in credible marketing and storytelling. He has a proven track record of leading content, communications, customer evidence, growth marketing, and brand initiatives for hyper-growth startups and publicly-traded technology leaders. Lucas currently runs corporate marketing for one of Seattle’s fastest-growing startups, Highspot. Prior to Highspot, Lucas led content and communications for Skytap, an emerging cloud provider. Welch began his career serving in a range of marketing roles at Isilon Systems, managing customer evidence and communications through Isilon’s 2006 initial public offering and eventual $2 billion acquisition by EMC in 2010.

Born and raised in Seattle, Lucas has B.A. degrees in both English and Communications from the UW.