Ole Lensmar is chief technology officer at SmartBear Software, allowing him to live his passion for software development in a creative and thriving work environment. Ole is the co-founder of Eviware Software which was acquired by SmartBear in 2011, and also the co-founder of base8, an XML oriented consulting company in 1996, acquired by the publicly traded Mogul in 1998. Ole worked as CTO, product owner and lead evangelist for Mogul’s software portfolio, including an XML based CMS and a high performance search engine.
At Eviware Software, Ole created SoapUI, now the most used open source testing tool in the world with five million downloads and one million active users. He speaks frequently on the importance of API testing and other related topics, most recently at STARWEST 2013, the API Strategy & Practice Conference, and API Days.