Small Team/Big Data: Three Devs Wrangle 45M Energy Docs at Advanced Energy Economy

Advanced Energy Economy’s team of three engineers uses Elastic Cloud to support a flexible and scalable, full-text search platform with 45M pages of unstructured energy policy text. Learn key lessons from a non-profit team tackling huge energy policy challenges with limited resources.

Eric Fitz

Eric Fitz is Senior Director of Engineering and Product Development at AEE leading the development of new digital products and services. He was previously a co-founder and lead software developer of several mobile software technology start-ups, a management consultant at Navigant Consulting and mechanical design engineer at GE Energy. Eric’s management consulting experience focused on renewable energy and energy efficiency technology and market assessment, business planning, public policy and technology due diligence. While at GE, he worked on gas turbine compressor aerodynamics, wind turbine blade computational fluid dynamics and geothermal power plant electro-mechanical control systems. He holds a MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a BE in Engineering Sciences from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, a BA in Physics from Colby College, and is also Six Sigma Greenbelt Certified by the American Society for Quality.