Jesjit Birak

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Senior Engineering Manager

Jesjit is the Senior Engineering Manager for the Search Team at Reddit, where he is helping leverage search to bring community and belonging to everyone on the planet. During his time at Reddit, he has led the teams that implemented the native video pipeline, redesigned the front page of the internet, and implemented modmail and various moderator tools. His next mission is to unlock the potential of Reddit search to enable users to discover new content and find their communities online.

Jesjit Birak is speaking at the following session/s

Keynote Panel: Building and Running Solr at Scale

Thursday | 9:30AM - 10:05AM | International Ballroom

Panelists will discuss what it takes to run Solr at scale for their business, including deployment tradeoffs (on-prem versus cloud), how to build a team to support Solr at scale, and developer success and how to stoke app development. They'll also share tricks of the trade including plug-ins, connectors, and integration points, as well as dreams for the future of Solr and how to measure success.

The audience will leave with an understanding of how to successfully set up a team to deploy, monitor and run a large-scale Solr stack and how to make it useful to the broadest possible audience. 

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