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René Kriegler

Chief Strategy Officer
Rene Kriegler
  • E-commerce
  • Solr
  • Elasticsearch
  • Lucene
  • Relevance

As Chief Strategy Officer at OSC, René is focused on technical strategy and fulfilling the needs of our clients.

René has worked in search for almost two decades, including on projects for some of the top 10 German e-commerce sites. He is co-founder and co-organiser of MICES (Mix-Camp E-commerce Search), an event that brings together the e-commerce search community each year. His technological focus is on Solr, Elasticsearch and Lucene. He created and maintains the Querqy open source library for query rewriting. René is co-initiator of the Chorus project – an open source software stack that combines Querqy with other powerful tools to build e-commerce search and to measure and improve search quality.

René holds a degree in African Studies (try talking to him in Swahili!), Linguistics and History. In good years he accomplishes running a marathon. René is based in OSC’s Berlin office.