Lawson Kurtz

Sr Software Engineer
Unreasonable Group

Lawson works as a senior software engineer at Unreasonable Group, an accelerator focused on the businesses that are best positioned to tackles society’s greatest problems. Before his time at Unreasonable, Lawson worked at Viget, a web engineering consultancy where he co-directed client-side application engineering. The breadth of his work during his 7 year career has spanned a wide gamut from an investment portal for a private equity firm, to core development on a top blogging platform, to API development for a major identity verification service. In addition to his engineering work at Unreasonable Group, Lawson serves as tech director and chief engineer to a 4-year NIH grant for his research building educational software tools at the Duke University School of Medicine. Away from the office, Lawson works with non-profits such as the Duke Center for Science Education and the KIPP Foundation, developing software to improve K-12 education.

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