Everything open source
May 16–17, 2016: Training & Tutorials
May 18–19, 2016: Conference
Austin, TX
Will Hayes

Will Hayes
CEO, Lucidworks

Website | @iamwillhayes

Will Hayes is CEO of Lucidworks, a San Francisco-based enterprise search company backed by the world’s strongest and most active open source search community, Apache Solr. Lucidworks provides the search platform for global brands, delivering the enterprise-grade capabilities needed to design, develop, and deploy intelligent search apps at any scale. Companies across industries—from consumer retail and healthcare to insurance and financial services—rely on Lucidworks every day to power their consumer-facing and enterprise search apps. Previously, Will held product and business development positions at big data analysis company Splunk and biotech firm Genentech.


11:55am–12:35pm Wednesday, 05/18/2016
Location: Meeting Room 16A
Will Hayes (Lucidworks)
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What does it take to build a profitable and healthy open source company? Will Hayes, CEO of Lucidworks, explains why business success need not come at the expense of the open source community’s integrity. Will explores why companies should avoid commercializing product features with broad, cross-industry appeal and discusses the power of specificity in driving both revenue and committer happiness. Read more.