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Establish robust threat intelligence with Elastic Security

As a powerful search engine, Elasticsearch provides various ways to collect and enrich data with threat intel feeds, while the Elastic Security detection engine helps security analysts to

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Four unexpected benefits of working in a distributed engineering org

Software engineers cite constant distractions, long commute times, and a lack of flexibility as the biggest challenges of working in an office setting, according to an internal

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Someone Like Me | When there’s diversity, my work is better

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In this Pride blog series, we highlight LGBTQIA+ Elasticians

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I pivoted to a new career and can share my whole self at work

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In this Pride blog series

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Pride @ Elastic | Feeling seen and safe as a trans woman

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In this Pride blog series, we highlight LGBTQIA+ Elasticians who

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How diverse perspectives create a better workplace — and product

As a quality assurance engineer on the Kibana team at Elastic, Bhavya Raju Mandya makes an effort to see things from a different perspective.  “My job is to break things,” says Bhavya. “I

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Why accessibility matters to someone like me

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series, we highlight Elasticians who have a unique

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Owning his voice, no matter the accent

An accent made Nikko Jocson’s mom stand out. An immigrant from the Philippines to the US, she spoke differently than his friends’ parents. Now a senior IT support technician, Nikko has learned that her voice helped

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How finding time for cooking and culture helps forge better connections at work

Elastic is committed to providing a flexible, balanced home life for our Elasticians. It’s in our Source Code. And part of that Source Code — Home, Dinner — has helped Kathy

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Elastic Career Stories | Tom Wilde and Jan Kumorowicz on growing their sales careers with cloud

What does a career journey into the inside sales team look like at Elastic? We talked to two of our own — Tom Wilde and Jan Kumorowicz — about moving from

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Meet the team @ Elastic | EMEA go-to-market

Field Operations is an important team here at Elastic. They cover all go-to-market (GTM) functions related to customer acquisition, expansion, and retention. As a team, they think globally and act locally with

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Leadership @ Elastic | Hendrik Haas on growth potential

In our Leadership @ Elastic blog series, we highlight the innovative thinking behind the action at Elastic — from making distributed work, work, to better enabling the next phase of our progress

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Someone Like Me | Dasha Wessely on work and activism

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series, we highlight Elasticians who have

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Elastic Career Stories | Daliya Spasova on competitive precision

Finding the right career is often as simple as knowing it’s out there. Our Elastic Career stories showcase the amazing people in amazing roles here at Elastic. To celebrate Women's History

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Top tips from women Leaders @ Elastic

In a male dominated industry, we know that representation matters. It’s important, for everyone, to see someone like them finding career opportunities and success as they climb the ladder. At Elastic we take equity

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Elastic named in Fast Company’s 2021 World’s Most Innovative Companies list

This year has required all of us to think a little bit differently about the future. At Elastic, our pursuit of innovation starts with a fundamental belief that better is always

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Supporting the military at Elastic by Hiring Our Heroes

At Elastic, we care about those who serve. We support active military and veterans with initiatives that empower them through education, employment, and beyond. On Veterans Day last year we

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Black History Month and beyond at Elastic

February is Black History Month, and our Black Elasticians (or Blasticians, as they call themselves) have spent a lot of energy to make this year special. We’ve curated a month-long celebration filled with

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Top 5 SIEM considerations of 2021 and how Elastic Security satisfies them

Security information and event management (SIEM) systems are centralized logging platforms that enable security teams to analyze event data in real time for early detection of

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Leadership @ Elastic | Lisa Jones-Huff on owning your swagger

In our Leadership @ Elastic blog series we highlight the innovative thinking behind the action at Elastic — from making distributed work better to enabling the next phase of our progress

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic has built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who have a unique story — one, perhaps, just as unique as yours.

Our featured Elasticians invite you to reach out to them should you have additional questions about their Life at Elastic.

If you are curious about a different background or story that isn’t highlighted below, please reach out to Life@Elastic.co and we will do our best to connect you to an Elastician to better answer your questions.

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Someone Like Me: David Pilato reflects on 9 years at Elastic and why you need to step outside your comfort zone

Someone Like Me: David Pilato reflects on 9 years at Elastic and why you need to step outside your comfort zone By Elastic Culture 18 October 2022 English 简体中文 한국어 日本語 Français Deutsch Español Português Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share by email Print David Pilato recalls

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Someone Like Me: Cami Lewis on being a “work at home mom”

Someone Like Me: Cami Lewis on being a “work at home mom” By Elastic Culture 17 May 2022 English 简体中文 한국어 日本語 Français Deutsch Español Português Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share by email Print You can’t be a distributed company like us and not believe inherently in

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Someone Like Me: Corey Williams Explains What Come As You Are Means to Her

Someone Like Me: Corey Williams explains what Come As You Are means to her By Elastic Culture 02 June 2022 English 简体中文 한국어 日本語 Français Deutsch Español Português Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share by email Print At Elastic, we encourage people to come as they are. Not, come

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Someone Like Me: A marketing leader finds support during her child’s transition

Someone Like Me: A marketing leader finds support during her child’s transition By Elastic Culture 13 January 2022 English 简体中文 한국어 日本語 Français Deutsch Español Português Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share by email Print My first week at Elastic, I showed up to orientation

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Someone Like Me: Eleni Syrmou on why working at Elastic means Greek sea views and a focus on family

Someone Like Me: Eleni Syrmou on why working at Elastic means Greek sea views and a focus on family By Elastic Culture 19 July 2022 English 简体中文 한국어 日本語 Français Deutsch Español Português Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share by email Print Eleni Syrmou spent the majority of

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Someone Like Me: How Raya Fratkina handles her children’s mental health

Someone Like Me: How Raya Fratkina handles her children’s mental health By Elastic Culture 31 May 2022 English 简体中文 한국어 日本語 Français Deutsch Español Português Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share by email Print Mental health matters. And in a time where 1 in 5 adults

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Someone Like Me | Yannick Fhima on overcoming differences and finding fulfillment in tech

Someone Like Me | Yannick Fhima on overcoming differences and finding fulfillment in tech By David Kravets 05 November 2021 English 简体中文 한국어 日本語 Français Deutsch Español Português Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share by email Print We all want to work for a company where we

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Someone Like Me: Tanisha L. Turner on breaking the bias for women in tech

Someone Like Me: Tanisha L. Turner on breaking the bias for women in tech By Elastic Culture 24 March 2022 English 简体中文 한국어 日本語 Français Deutsch Español Português Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share by email Print Tanisha L. Turner didn’t set out to create a career in

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Someone Like Me | When there’s diversity, my work is better

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In this Pride blog series, we highlight LGBTQIA+ Elasticians

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Why accessibility matters to someone like me

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series, we highlight Elasticians who have a unique

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Someone Like Me | Dasha Wessely on work and activism

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series, we highlight Elasticians who

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Someone Like Me | Mental health tips from Elasticians

14 October 2020 Culture Someone Like Me | Mental health tips from Elasticians Share World Mental Health Day takes place each year as a reminder that all of us have struggles, and that the first step in making mental health care more acceptable is to remove the stigma around it. We recently shared

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Someone Like Me | World Mental Health Day at Elastic

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who

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Someone Like Me | Kelly Costa: Excelling with an accent

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians

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Someone Like Me: Jeremy Johnson says be the sponge

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who have a

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Someone Like Me | Gayle Berkeley and the safety of distributed

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians

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Someone Like Me | Mandy Andress on security at Elastic

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who

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Someone Like Me | Accessibility Awareness Day at Elastic

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic has built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians

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Someone Like Me | Liza Dayoub on women in open source

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic has built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who

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Someone Like Me | Dan Roscigno

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic has built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who have a unique story

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Top tips from women Leaders @ Elastic

In a male dominated industry, we know that representation matters. It’s important, for everyone, to see someone like them finding career opportunities and success as they climb the ladder. At Elastic we take equity

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International Women's Day kickoff at Elastic

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #ChooseToChallenge. It is a necessary call for individuals to commit themselves to forging a more inclusive world. At Elastic, we challenge ourselves year

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Someone Like Me | Liza Dayoub on women in open source

We all want to work for a company where we fit in. That’s why Elastic has built a Source Code that encourages all to come as they are. In the Someone Like Me blog series we highlight Elasticians who

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Women of Elastic: Kathy Hsu's career in Sales

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Want to know what Life at Elastic is like? You've come to the right place. Hear from our Elasticians first hand as we highlight their stories and photos from around the world. In this video, we meet Federal Sales

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International Women's Day 2020 | #EachForEqual at Elastic

March 8 is International Women’s Day, and here at Elastic, we like to take this time of year to sit back and reflect on the ways in which we’re helping support the women of Elastic, and how we

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Women of Elastic | Rita Jhaveri

Want to know what Life @ Elastic is like? You've come to the right place. In our Women @ Elastic series we’re interviewing the women who make Elastic what it is today. In this edition we introduce Rita Jhaveri, Director

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Equal pay at Elastic: Going beyond “just good enough”

Back in April, I posted a blog that outlined our efforts to ensure we have a meaningful approach to pay equity at Elastic. We enlisted the help of Economists Incorporated (EI), an external consulting

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Equal Pay Day @ Elastic

Today, April 2, is Equal Pay Day in the United States. Why? The current date is a symbol of how far into 2019 American women on average must work to earn what white men earned in 2018. The date varies around the world but the

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International Women's Day 2019: Balancing for Better at Elastic

International Women's Day (#IWD2019), we want to give the two Elasticians who championed these efforts an opportunity to share their stories with you. Breast Cancer Awareness Written by Kristina Frost When I’ve donated or been part of causes via our Elastic Cares program in the past, I’ve thought about

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Celebrating, Supporting, and Valuing Women Around the World

10% in technical roles at Elastic. And I am the only female executive on the leadership team. We can and we will do better. But hiring women is only one piece of the puzzle. Creating an environment where women can thrive and develop in their careers over the long term is another key component. Like

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Announcing the Women's Breakfast at Elastic{ON} 2018

Join us at this year’s Elastic{ON} women in technology breakfast happening Wednesday, February 28 from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel. RSVP now to save your seat

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Celebrating International Women's Day at Elastic{ON}17

Elastic{ON}17 is nearly upon us, and we're tremendously excited about bringing our dynamic community of engineers and innovators together for three days of amazing content. I'm writing this blog on

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Second Annual Elastic{ON} Women’s Breakfast: Now with Leadership Panel

At Elastic, we take the philosophy of open source technology beyond just code. In that spirit, last year we hosted our inaugural Elastic{ON} Women's Breakfast at Elastic{ON}16

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Women of Elastic: A look back and our steps forward

For those of you who couldn’t join us at Elastic{ON}16, Thursday, February 18 was a pretty special day for the women of Elastic; we hosted our first ever Women’s MeetUp at the conference. This marks

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Helper Node Series | Diana Tuck on MYCAT and Wolf Haven International

Elastic believes in giving back by supporting the communities in which we live and work and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives in

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Helper Node Series | Samantha Wessels and Rock of Hope

Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives in

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Helper Node Series | Supporting the ORPHANetwork

Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives in unexpected ways

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Helper Node Series - Karen Cárcamo and Girl Tech Fest México

Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives

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Helper Node Series | Elastic volunteers with Dig Deep in Kenya

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Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and by recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives in

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Helper Node Series | Elasticians @ the Reserva Playa Tortuga

19 November 2019 Culture Helper Node Series | Elasticians @ the Reserva Playa Tortuga By Nancy Heiss • Isabella Squarisi • Brook VandenBrink Share Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and by recognizing that participating in these activities

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Helper Node Series | Healing the community with Ronald McDonald House Charities

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Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and by recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich

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Helper Node Series: Bringing homes to El Salvador

10 September 2019 Culture Helper Node Series: Bringing homes to El Salvador By Thom O'Connor • Elastic Cares Share My name is Thom O’Connor, and I am the VP of Services at Elastic. My responsibility is for our Education and Consulting practices. These teams operate mostly independently, although

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Helper Node Series: One brick at a time with Habitat for Humanity

Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives in

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Helper Node Series: Bringing technology to the classroom with TEALS

Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives in

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Helper Node Series | Building houses with Habitat for Humanity

07 June 2019 Culture Helper Node Series | Building houses with Habitat for Humanity By Jay McDonald • Elastic Cares Share Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our

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Helper Node Series | Tanya Bragin: Supporting Kids and Educators at MPCSD

Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives

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Helper Node Series | Sarah Hersh: Tutoring Students with Reading Partners

Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our

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Helper Node Series | Imma Valls: Teaching Kids to Read at LECXIT

Elastic believes in giving back, both by supporting the communities in which we live and work, and recognizing that participating in these activities can inspire and enrich our lives in

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Exponential growth, experienced leadership, values define growing sales organization

The sales organization at Elastic is growing exponentially as demand for our solutions rises.  Our talent has the opportunity to build career-defining relationships and

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Leadership @ Elastic | Hendrik Haas on growth potential

In our Leadership @ Elastic blog series, we highlight the innovative thinking behind the action at Elastic — from making distributed work, work, to better enabling the next phase of our progress

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Leadership @ Elastic | Lisa Jones-Huff on owning your swagger

In our Leadership @ Elastic blog series we highlight the innovative thinking behind the action at Elastic — from making distributed work better to enabling the next phase of our progress

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Leadership @ Elastic | Erika Chandler on owning leadership

In our Leadership @ Elastic blog series we highlight the innovative thinking behind the action at Elastic — from making distributed work better to enabling the next phase of our progress

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Leadership at Elastic: Melissa Humble on leading with balance

We all want to work for a company with inspirational leaders who reflect who we are. In the Leadership @ Elastic series we highlight the leaders doing great things with their teams, who

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Leadership @ Elastic | Getting out of your comfort zone and the power of networking

Power to Fly is a platform where employees and companies who value gender diversity and inclusion can connect. Job boards, talks from female thought leaders, and

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Leadership @ Elastic | Disrupting through sales with Samantha Wessels

Want to know what life at Elastic is like? You've come to the right place. Hear from our Elasticians first hand as we highlight their stories and photos from around the world. In

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Leadership @ Elastic | Kevin Kluge: Distributed for the better

I joined Elastic six years ago. How I came to Elastic is an interesting story, and one I’d like to share, because I think it’s revealing in terms of our engineering culture and what it means

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Second Annual Elastic{ON} Women’s Breakfast: Now with Leadership Panel

At Elastic, we take the philosophy of open source technology beyond just code. In that spirit, last year we hosted our inaugural Elastic{ON} Women's Breakfast at Elastic{ON}16

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Equal pay at Elastic: Going beyond “just good enough” | Elastic Blog

Back in April, I posted a blog that outlined our efforts to ensure we have a meaningful approach to pay equity at Elastic. We enlisted the help of Economists Incorporated (EI), an external consulting

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Equal Pay Day @ Elastic | Elastic Blog

Today, April 2, is Equal Pay Day in the United States. Why? The current date is a symbol of how far into 2019 American women on average must work to earn what white men earned in 2018. The date varies around the world but the

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