Shelley Leibowitz Elected to Elastic’s Board of Directors

1 October 2021

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Jennifer Malleo


MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - 1 October 2021 -

Elastic (NYSE: ESTC) (“Elastic”), the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, today announced that its shareholders elected Shelley Leibowitz to its board of directors at the 2021 annual general meeting of shareholders (the “2021 AGM”) that took place earlier today. The term of office for Ms. Leibowitz will expire at the end of the 2024 annual general meeting of shareholders.

Leibowitz brings more than 30 years of information technology (IT) and business governance expertise to the Elastic Board of Directors, having formerly served as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Morgan Stanley and The World Bank, as well as a board member for E*TRADE and MassMutual. She currently sits on the board of Morgan Stanley and several privately held fintech and information security companies.

Leibowitz has spent her career at the intersection of financial services and technology. She advises organizations in digital transformation, IT portfolio and risk management, information security and digital trust, performance metrics, and effective governance. She is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations and sits on numerous boards and councils, including the NY Board of BuildOn, a not-for-profit that runs service and learning programs in urban high schools across the United States.

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