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About us

SearchStax is a leading provider of cloud based Search Infrastructure Management & Expert Solutions. Our platform, SearchStax® is a cloud orchestration platform empowering developers & DevOps to provision, manage, monitor, scale & control Apache Solr search engine in the public and private cloud.

SearchStax was started to meet a genuine need - enable companies to focus on what's core to their business - delivering value to their customers by building their applications and not spend time on infrastructure provisioning, management & scaling. We created SearchStax®, a cloud orchestration platform to serve that need in the open source search space.

Our team is passionate about enabling companies to move faster and do more with less, enjoy what they do and love working as part of a fast-moving, dynamic team. We’re committed to open source technology, utilizing it on a daily basis. We’re headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with our teams located across the United States and around the world.


Sameer Maggon


Sameer Maggon is the Founder of SearchStax, a Los Angeles-based search-as-a-service company. SearchStax offers cloud orchestration, management and analytics platform for open source search engine, Apache Solr, that enables companies to deliver better search based applications faster and with more confidence. Previously, Sameer has been a key member of the core search platform team for and other AT&T properties that utilized open source technologies.

Mike DiLascio

Head of Business Development

Mike DiLascio brings over 20 years of sales and business development experience in building valuable customer and partner relationships for early-stage software companies including search, analytics and cloud infrastructure start-ups. Mike specializes in commercializing emerging technology while delivering measurable business value to customers in financial services, publishing, technology, telecommunications and government markets.

Bing Gin

Head of Product

Bing has broad product strategy, development, demand generation and marketing experience. Bing has previously held leadership and product roles at Defy Media, Demand Media, Cable and Wireless, and Exodus Communications. Currently, he is obsessed with developing products that accelerate innovation in organizations and amplify the power of open source software and the cloud.



Bradly Alen

A serial entrepreneur who has successfully founded and sold a few search and machine learning companies during his career.

Currently, Brad is Chief Architect at Elsevier and an Advisor to the company.

Michael Schmitt

Enterprise Sales & Marketing Software Executive with over 25 years of experience in Supply Chain, Spend Management, ERP, Web Search and eBilling markets. Has helped multiple companies develop and execute market leadership positioning that has lead to top line revenue growth.