Principal/Solr Practice Lead
Fascinated by the “craft” of software development, Eric Pugh has been heavily involved in the open source world as a developer, committer, and user. He is coauthor of Apache Solr 3 Enterprise Search Server.
+1 (434) 466-1467
Founder and Solutions Architect
Scott began his career in 1995 by building a dial-up Internet Service Provider in his hometown. During the years since he has gained a wide range of IT experience from start-ups and Fortune 100 companies alike. His critical thinking and scientific approach has ensured the measurable success of a wide variety of projects. He is currently developing patterns for securing Solr deployments.
+1 (434) 409-2780
Contracts and Business Development
Kate manages the contracts and business processes that make us run like a well oiled machine.
Usability is Matt Overstreet’s mission. He has worked with Federal, Fortune 500, and small businesses to help collect, mine and interact with data. When solving a problem he synthesizes experience from a liberal arts and technical background.
+1 (804) 304-0831
Search/Big Data Architect
Coming from a background of Aerospace Engineering, John soon discovered that his true interest lay at the intersections of technology and entrepreneurship and math. In early 2011, John stepped away from his day job to take up software consulting. Finally John found permanent employment at Opensource Connections where he currently consults large enterprises about full-text search and Big Data applications. Highlights to this point have included prototyping the future of search with the US Patent and Trademark Office, implementing the search syntax used by patent examiners, and integrating semantic search into Solr search engine.
+1 (615) 417-2060
Big Data Architect
Doug has been engrossed in programming since his parents first bought him an Apple IIe computer in 4th grade. Throughout his early career, Doug proved his flexibility and ingenuity in crafting solutions in a variety of environments. Doug’s most recent work has been in the telecom industry developing tools to analyze large amounts of cellular network traffic using C++ and Python. Doug loves learning and synthesizing this knowledge into code for users and blog posts for fellow developers.
+1 (240) 476-9983
Patricia is a developer with a focus on information design, stemming from her experience as a data analyst. She has worked on a wide array of projects, from streaming millions of documents through Apache Tika, to charting business efficiency and throughput. Drawing from a varied background, Patricia loves exploring creative solutions to big problems.