It's the year of generative AI and every technology category changed as a result of access to new foundation models. In this podcast, I speak with Elastics's CPO Ken Exner about how enterprise search analytics and other categories, such as how security and observability are evolving.

About Ken Exner

Chief Product Officer, Elastic

Helping customers gain actionable insights from data is increasingly important in a world of ever-increasing volumes of data. At Elastic, I have the privilege of leading our cross-functional product teams. Nothing is more exciting than seeing engineering, product, and design teams working in rhythm to deliver great experiences for our customers. I am passionate about building customer-oriented solutions that balance flexibility and ease of use, and I don’t believe customers should have to compromise for either.”

Exner  joined Elastic after three decades in various technology companies leading product and engineering teams. Most recently, he spent 16 years at Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he built and managed dozens of products used by millions of customers worldwide.

He holds a bachelor of science degree from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He and his family live on the outskirts of Seattle, where they spend time with their pets, which include dogs, cats, chickens, goats, and alpacas.

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About Elastic 

Elastic is a leading platform for search-powered solutions. Elastic understands it’s the answers, not just the data. The Elasticsearch platform enables anyone to find the answers they need in real-time using all their data, at scale. Elastic delivers complete, cloud-based, AI-powered solutions for enterprise security, observability and search built on the Elasticsearch platform, the development platform used by thousands of companies, such as well-known brands Uber, Slack, Microsoft, and more than 50% of the Fortune 500.

Elastic is a platform for search-powered solutions that helps everyone — organizations, their employees, and their customers — find what they need faster, while keeping applications running smoothly, and protecting against cyber threats.

The company offers three main product categories that include Elastic Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security solutions. Some of its customers include well known brands such as Uber, Slack, Microsoft, and thousands of others who rely on us to accelerate results that matter.

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