Elastic Stack

7.0 Live Virtual Event with the Creators of the Elastic Stack

Thursday, April 25, 2019 (8:00 a.m. PDT / 11:00 a.m. EDT / 4:00 p.m. BST / 5:00 p.m. CEST)

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Join the informal IRC Chat for Q&A.

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Join the informal IRC Chat for Q&A.

Join Shay Banon and the team behind the Elastic Stack for the official 7.0 launch event. Learn about the many new features in 7.0 (and some of the big hitters in the 6.x series that you may have missed), chat with our engineers in a live ‘Ask Me Anything’ session, and participate in the global celebration of Elastic Stack 7.0. Register even if you can’t make it live, and we’ll record it and send it to you soon after.



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.

Clinton Gormley

Clinton Gormley was the first user of Elasticsearch and wrote the Perl API back in 2010. He is a co-author of Elasticsearch: The Definitive Guide, and spends most of his time designing the user interface, specifying new features, and triaging GitHub issues. He studied medicine at UCT in Cape Town and now lives in Barcelona.

Steve Kearns

Steve is director of product management, focused on Elasticsearch and commercial products at Elastic. Prior to Elastic, he worked at DataGravity and Basis Technology, where he designed and deployed text analytics and search technologies to solve interesting problems for some of the world's most successful companies.

Dave Snider

Dave Snider manages product design for Kibana and maintains the Elastic UI framework. He thinks the title of webmaster sounds cooler.

Jim Ferenczi

Jim Ferenczi is an Elasticsearch Engineer and a Lucene committer at The Apache Software Foundation. Before joining Elastic, Jim worked for Exalead on web search and for Rakuten on e-commerce search.

Jason Tedor

Jason Tedor is a Software Engineer for Elastic. Jason is an Elasticsearch core developer with a love for all things distributed. In roles prior to joining Elastic, Jason was a backend engineer using the Hadoop ecosystem to handle one of the largest clinical datasets in the world, and built Monte Carlo simulations to model commercial loan portfolios.

Yannick Welsch

Yannick Welsch is an Elasticsearch engineer based in Luxembourg. He works on the distributed bits of Elasticsearch, applying his experience in running large clusters as well as making use of his background in formal specification languages.

Nick Knize

Nick Knize has a Ph.D. in GIS (aka Tetris) and left the world of Defense contracting in November 2014 to join Elastic. He is a core Elasticsearch developer focused on improving all things Geo. Based in Rockwall, Texas, Nick enjoys wakeboarding and playing ice hockey on all the ice Texas has to offer.

Thomas Neirynck

Thomas Neirynck is an experienced software engineer, and has worked in the government, defense, and open source communities. As a contributor for Kibana, he currently helps users to get insights from their data.