Hello, I’m Matt Lawrence!
Sr. Engineering Manager @ WP Engine
I live by a simple code: work hard, have fun and don’t hurt anyone.
I like solving complex problems.
I love the outdoors.
Shortly after graduating with an economics degree from The University of Texas at Dallas, I went to work for a web agency called OC^2. This is where I was introduced to WordPress, SEO, and Design. (Yes, we used StudioPress Themes!)
We had some high traffic sports blogs that kept experiencing downtime when posts went viral. Solving this problem led me to being employed at Copyblogger Media and getting my UNIX Admin. During my time there I launched and worked on 3 different WordPress Managed Hosting offerings: Synthesis, Rainmaker Platform and StudioPress Sites.
These days I’m part of the WP Engine family.