Pune Elastic Meetup November 2022


Nov 26, 2022, 5:00 – 9:00 AM


Elastic StackObservability

About this event

Join us for our In-Person event held in partnership with Bajaj Finserv Health. The event is held at the Bajaj Finserv Health office in Pune followed by lunch.

*Please note you need to show a Government ID, Covid Vaccination Certificate, and RSVP for the event for admission.

Registration - 10:00 AM

Opening note - Sachin Sahni (National Manager, HR, Bajaj Finserv) - 10:30 AM

Session 1 - 10:40 AM

Speaker: Anurag Vohra (CTO, Bajaj Finserv Health)

Title: Elasticsearch at Bajaj Finserv Health 

Description: An overview on how Bajaj Finserv Health uses ElasticSearch across domains for various usecases.

Bio: Anurag Vohra is currently the CTO at Bajaj Finserv Health and is helping build affordable healthcare for India.

Anurag was instrumental in bringing Microsoft Office to Android and had previously lead Technology at Apollo TeleHealth services. His interest lies in building and scaling secure systems and is an industry leader in the HealthTech space.

Session 2 - 11:25 AM

Speaker: Ashish Tiwari (Senior Developer Advocate, Elastic)

Title: Elastic overview & Building Search Engine with Elastic App Search

Description: In this talk, Ashish will take you through building a web application to solve a business problem is easy in today's world. But, how about creating an experience that lets your user spend more time on the service.

To do that essentially, we need to equip the application with quintessential features like search.

Most websites like eCommerce, Food Delivery, and Social media rely on search. Search is omnipresent and one can't ignore the users searching for something on your website.

In this talk, we will primarily, bring up a search engine and build a react-based web app within minutes.

Bio: Having experience in Software & Email Industry. Currently, I am working as a Senior Developer Advocate, India at Elastic. Started journey with Software Engineer. Throughout the journey, I got the opportunity to work with great minds on various stacks, databases & programming languages. Worked with various types of use cases and contributed to solutions. I have been wearing multiple hats as a startup guy so got a chance to work on system design, scaling, system architect, coding, maintenance, customer support & tickets, etc. It was not just tech but also marketing & Community engagement. I am an Open Source fan & Love to contribute to the community.

Session 3 - 11:50 AM

Speaker: Vivek Kant (CTO, Bajaj MARKETS)

Title: Polyglot persistence using Elasticsearch
Description: An overview on how Bajaj MARKETS use ElasticSearch to support very large traffic that's being handled at Bajaj Mall.

Bio: Vivek Kant currently leads the Technology for Bajaj MARKETS and helping to build the best financial services marketplace in India.

Vivek brings 22+ years of real-life experience in fintech, digital/technology consulting, management, architecture, and governance spectrum. He belongs to a relatively small segment of new-age CTOs with deep insight on the future era of the Digital Economy at his fingertips. What positions him as an industry thought leader and technology evangelist is his deep expertise in leveraging all-around technology opportunities to bring, create, and enable disruptive business models that go hand-in-hand with the ever-changing digital landscape.

Break - 12:35

Session 4 - 12:45 PM

Speaker: Blessin George Varghese (Backend Lead, Bajaj Finserv Health)
Title: Observability and Logging

Description: An overview on how Bajaj Finserv Health uses Elasticsearch to monitor the uptime, performance and detect issues on its infrastructure and a case study on how Bajaj Finserv Health used Kafka with Elasticsearch and Kibana to streamline its logging pipelines.

Bio: Blessin George Varghese currently leads backend and app at Bajaj Finserv Health. Blessin has worked extensively with Elasticsearch, Kibana, Kafka, Debezium and other data pipelines and lead the development of in-house search engine and logging pipeline that's in production today, handling 100k+ requests per minute.

He loves to talk about systems at scale, building cross platform applications, hackathons and more! He has been a speaker at 20+ workshops and events held by various communities including Google Cloud Jam, Infra Day by Open Stack amongst others while being a Google Explore ML Facilitator. 

Session 5 - 1:30 PM

Speaker: Deepankuri Singhal
Title: Search at Bajaj Finserv Health with Elasticsearch

Description: An overview on how Bajaj Finserv Health uses Elasticsearch for their Global search engine and Ranking Algorithm capabilities

Bio: Deepankuri currently leads the end-to-end multi-faceted Search capability, Ranking algorithm, ETL pipelines for Bajaj Finserv Health while driving the key business metrics through analysis and development.

She has been working closely on the development/ maintenance of Intelligent Search capabilities and end-to-end complex Neural networks. She's been a a part of several revered hackathons and nominations.

She loves to paint in her leisure time and is always looking for opportunities to learn and research. 

Session 6 - Lunch & Networking



Saturday, November 26, 2022
5:00 AM – 9:00 AM UTC


  • Ashish Tiwari


    Senior Developer Advocate

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