My name is Lauren, and I’m a Senior Software Engineer working on the Experimentation Squad at Optimizely. I primarily work on the third party JavaScript that runs on our customers’ websites, and the build process for that code. I’ve been here 3.5 years.

My trajectory wasn’t traditional. After college (where I majored in sociology and environmental studies) I worked on organic farms and volunteered with Heifer International, where I taught kids about world hunger and resource distribution. (Less glamorously, but to support myself, I also worked in a restaurant and a supermarket deli.) I also spent eight months traveling through…

Lauren Pappone

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