Elastic{ON}16 Opening Keynote

Elastic Founder & CEO Steven Schuurman, Elastic Founder & CTO Shay Banon, and other members of the Elastic engineering team kick off Elastic{ON}16 with company and product highlights from the past year as well as what to expect with the upcoming 5.0 release. You'll hear about updates coming to the Elastic Stack, learn about what the heck a Pack is, and see some awesome live demos of the new Kibana interface and Graph API. Jason McGee, VP and CTO of the IBM Cloud Platform, also shares how IBM leverages the Elastic Stack within its organization.

Steven Schuurman

Steven provides leadership and support to the entire Elastic team to ensure they have what they need to be successful. Previously, Steven was CEO of Orange11, which was acquired by Trifork A/S in 2012. He also co-founded the internationally renowned open source software vendor SpringSource, which was acquired by VMware in 2009.

Shay Banon

Shay Banon is the creator of Elasticsearch, the open source, distributed, RESTful, search and analytics engine. Before creating Elasticsearch, Shay spent more than a decade building complex distributed systems and open source search solutions.

Jason McGee

Jason McGee, IBM Fellow, is VP and CTO, IBM Cloud Platform. Jason is currently responsible for technical strategy and architecture for all of IBM’s Cloud Platform, across public, dedicated, and local delivery models. Previously Jason has served as CTO of Cloud Foundation Services, Chief Architect of PureApplication System, WebSphere Extended Deployment, WebSphere sMash, and WebSphere Application Server on distributed platforms.