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Lawrence Bruhmuller

Lawrence Bruhmuller joined Optimizely as CTO to lead the technology strategy and overall engineering organization. He previously held VP of Engineering roles at WeWork, ClearSlide, and Symantec (Vontu), taking on entire software engineering organizations and leading them into the next phase of growth. Lawrence holds a Bachelors in Mathematics and Engineering from Harvey Mudd College, and a Masters in Applied Mathematics from Claremont Graduate University. He lives in Oakland, California, with his wife Amy and their three daughters.

Blog Posts by Lawrence Bruhmuller

May 20, 2020

Announcing Free Experimentation and Targeted Rollouts for Developers and Product Teams

Last year, we launched Optimizely Rollouts, a free feature flagging solution to help development teams ship products faster, safer, and with more control. We’ve seen thousands of teams create feature flags with Rollouts across websites, mobile apps, and backend experiences. However, we believe that smarter software delivery isn’t just about reducing risk, it’s also about
April 16, 2020

The Future of Software Development: Progressive Delivery & Experimentation

Hi, I’m Lawrence Bruhmuller, Optimizely’s new CTO. This is the first of many blog posts on best in class engineering practices. To kick things off, I wanted to share why I joined Optimizely, and how I see software development evolving. I’ve been leading and scaling engineering teams for over a decade for high growth startups