Conversations with... Simon Willnauer

For the latest episode of our conversation series Nina spoke to Berlin Buzzwords co-founder Simon Willnauer.

As well as his involvement in Berlin Buzzwords Simon is also a co-founder of Elastic. He is an Apache Lucene core committer and Apache Software Foundation Member. He has been involved with Apache Lucene since 2006 and has contributed to several other open source projects within and outside the Apache Software Foundation.

Nina and Simon discussed the early days and development of Berlin Buzzwords, who came up with the name, some advice for people getting into open source, and the importance of failure and how it brings you closer to success.

Our Berlin Buzzwords Project Manager, Nina Müller, has been speaking to some of the important and interesting people who have been involved with Berlin Buzzwords over the years. We have one more interview for you so stay tuned and remember you can final of the previous interviews here

Follow Simon on twitter @s1m0nw

Find out more about Simon work at Elastic here