Inside Elastic Engineering

Get insights and ask questions about the ever-evolving journey of Elastic engineering. This talk will cover what changed as we grew from 15 to 150+, how we operate as a global distributed team and communicate effectively, as well as what guides us in developing the software you know and (hopefully) love.

Kevin Kluge

Kevin Kluge is Vice President of Engineering at Elastic, responsible for engineering of the Elastic platform. Previously, Kevin was Vice President of Engineering at Citrix, responsible for engineering of Citrix CloudPlatform, powered by Apache CloudStack. Prior to joining Citrix as part of the acquisition, Kevin was the Vice President of Engineering of, where he led all product development activities. Kevin was also Vice President of Engineering for Zimbra (acquired by Yahoo!), where he helped establish the company as the leader in open source collaboration and email solutions. Kevin has also held senior engineering positions at several other start-ups and Sun Microsystems. Kevin has a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.