How to Become a Superhero (and Get Promoted!) with Elasticsearch

XPO Logistics is a global logistics company with over 86,000 employees and 1,425 locations across 34 countries. They built their Real Time Framework from the ground up using Elasticsearch to support their expanding truck brokerage and logistics business.

In this talk, Jason will share how a team of two with a vision for the future grew into a group of more than 30 engineers operating as the de-facto Elasticsearch Center of Excellence, and the resulting positive change in the relationship with their business counterparts. From getting booed and hit by flying objects, to applause and more responsibility, learn how a solid Elasticsearch architecture keeps them in lockstep with the business.

Stephanie Beack

Stephanie heads up all customer-oriented marketing for Elastic. She and her team ensure customers stories get shared, their achievements with Elastic are known and their voice is heard.

Stephanie has been in the software industry since the birth of the Internet and has held previous roles in Education, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, and Consulting.

Jason Silberkleit

Jay is a long-time abuser of technology locked in a perpetual quest to discover the correct balance between theory and practicality. He's a new father, mentor, innovator, ex-sysop, and terrible at scrabble. While most of his code is inefficient, irrelevant, or broken in production, it always works on his machine. When no one is looking, Jay is a level 55 Paladin with high charisma, low dexterity and average intelligence.