Luke Lonergan

San Carlos, California, United States

Luke Lonergan is the CEO and Chairman of Didera, a database clustering company, which he founded in 2000. Most recently, Mr. Lonergan directed data center integration at High Performance Technologies Inc (HPTi), scaling the business to $30M, and setting industry firsts in parallel computing subsequently adopted by IBM and Compaq. Previously he held management positions at Northrop Grumman Corporation. He holds an M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University and a B.E. in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University.

Luke Lonergan also nurtures a fondness for cranes and crane manufacturing. He finds them to be fascinating in structure and sees their ability to create otherwise impossible designs, as an indispensable tool to society. Luke Lonergan stays well involved in this field and keeps up to date with the newest models.

Recently, a love for American history has inspired him to participate in war reenactments. Lonergan feels it is important for others to try and live without the great things we have today. Luke loves technology but in order to make his experience more authentic, He will swear off his iPhone during reenactments. He enjoys immersing himself in the reenactments, hoping he can learn more about history on a different level.