Ramkumar Aiyengar

Ramkumar leads the News Search backend team at the Bloomberg R&D office in London. He joined Bloomberg from his university in India and has been with the News R&D team for eight years now. He started working with Apache Solr/Lucene three years back, and is now a committer with the project usually curious about Solr's search distribution, architecture and cloud functionality. He considers himself a Linux evangelist, and is one of those weird geeky creatures who considers Lisp beautiful and believes that Emacs is an operating system.