Ricardo is Principal Developer Advocate 🥑 at Elastic — the company behind the Elastic Stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats) and Elastic Cloud, where he does community advocacy for North America. With over 20 years of experience he specializes in streaming data, analytics, nosql, big data, and cloud. Prior to Elastic he worked for other vendors such as Confluent, Oracle, and Red Hat, as well as several consulting firms.
While not working he loves barbecuing on his backyard with his family and friends, where he gets the chance to talk about anything that is not IT related. He lives in North Carolina, USA with his wife and son. Follow Ricardo on Twitter: @riferrei
Pronouns: He, Him