The Team

This is the team that makes The Elasticast possible!

Aaron Aldrich


Aaron is a Community Builder at Elastic and a founding organizer of the DevOps CT meetup & DevOpsDays Hartford 2017. He's passionate for connecting humans and using technology to enhance our natural inclination to connect with each other.

Mike Newswanger


Mike enjoys solving problems, particularly those related to scale. He's worked in all parts of the application development lifecycle—from inception to deployment—and enjoy the challenges of creating secure, performant, resilient, and maintainable code and infrastructure.

Rochelle Sonnenberg

Host & News/Events Coordinator

Rochelle is passionate about building and creating strong communities. She personally loves working in community because she enjoys helping people build strong relationships with one another. She's currently focusing her efforts on the continued growth of Elastic's user groups in the US.