Articles by Katherine Plumhoff


Playing to Her Strengths: The #1 lesson Taya Richardson learned as a sales leader at Elastic

Taya shares how she’s purposefully built a leadership path that fits her unique strengths and interests — as well as how Elastic’s people-first culture made that possible.


How Elastic’s Karen Penn is building and evolving a truly global DEI strategy

We sat down with Karen Penn, head of DEI at Elastic, to hear more about her career path and about how she’s helping to support and evolve organic DEI efforts to serve Elasticians around the world.


Elastic's Diane Tetrault on what parenting, scuba diving, and product marketing have in common

We sat down with Diane to learn more about how she balances her passions, her career, and her family, including how her role at Elastic makes all of that possible.


This director’s 2-step approach for creating a burnout-resistant engineering culture

We sat down with Stacey to hear more about her experience, including why she decided to join the Elastic team and what she's doing there to ensure her engineers don't have the same experience she did.