John Craig

John Craig

John was lead software engineer for major solar and wind energy projects, author for Microsoft Press and O'Reilly Media, CEO of LucidLights, LLC, and inventor of award-winning LucidBrakes.

Parker, Colorado, United States
Member since November 26, 2012
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If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Udemy, StickySheets, Microsoft, Google

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Capital raising, timing, reaching the right people are the challenges. Saving lives and the planet are the rewards worth it all.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Sequencing and timing.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Never give up, be prepared, stay focused, have persistence, and never give up.

Full bio

John authored many computer programming books through the years for Microsoft Press, O'Reilly Media, and Books To Believe In.  One of his award -winning consumer electronics inventions will soon be saving the lives of bicyclists world-wide. As a passionate advocate for alternate energy, John's software controls and monitors several of the world's largest solar energy sun-tracking heliostat and photovoltaic power generation fields, and his engineering analysis software is being used to create some of the world's tallest wind turbine towers. John and his wife EJ own and operate a Colorado-based book and Kindle publishing company called Books To Believe In, where their motto is to "Help make the world a better place."