Joshua Bacher

Joshua is a search enthusiast working at Otto GmbH, a big online e-commerce multi-channel retailer. Currently he is involved in reengineering the product search used on Moving forward from a proprietary closed source software to a solution with elasticsearch and solr underneath. Being a tech guy he had the opportunity to take part in the conceptualization, the design and the realisation of the new software. Joshua has already been seen giving talks at the ScaDS [1] and at the Hamburg Search Meetup [2].

Before being employed at Otto he also worked as a consultant in Hamburg and a semantic web specialist developing a semantic search at Unister GmbH in Leipzig.