Unbxd’s Varun Thacker to present Relevancy Hacks for eCommerce at Lucene/Solr Revolution 2013
11/05/2013

Varun, an Engineer at Unbxd, will speak about how sites using Solr can improve ranking and enhance discoverability.

Online PR News – 05-November-2013 – Bangalore, India – Unbxd (http://www.unbxd.com), a leading eCommerce Product Discovery & Recommendation Platform, today announced that their search engineer, Varun Thacker, will be speaking at Lucene/Solr Revolution EU (http://www.lucenerevolution.org/about), taking place in Dublin, Ireland on November 4-7, 2013.

Lucene/Solr Revolution EU is the largest European gathering of Lucene/Solr enthusiasts and experts, featuring technical sessions, developer content, user case studies, and panels. Varun will conduct a session entitled “Relevancy Hacks for eCommerce”, on the 7th of November where attendees will gain some key insights on how to enrich the Solr search experience and provide a unique experience to visitors.

Attendees can expect an insightful session on how Solr handles ranking documents, how one could add enrich the data with signals unique to their store, and customise landing pages and search behaviour.

With Apache Solr being widely used in the eCommerce landscape to enable search, Varun’s talk will be especially useful for developers & search engineers looking to improve their site search experience as well as marketers looking to personalize search behavior.

“I’m extremely excited to be a part of Lucene/Solr Revolution EU 2013 as a speaker and search enthusiast. The conference promises to be a deeply educating & interactive platform and I’m looking forward to meeting some of the foremost minds in the industry.” says Varun Thacker, Engineer at Unbxd.

“Lucene/Solr Revolution continues to set the agenda for breakthrough uses of search,” said Will Hayes, Chief Product Officer, LucidWorks. “The event brings together some of the greatest minds in open source search, sharing years of expertise and networking to help attendees improve their skills, act on data in innovative new ways, and hone their competitive edge.”

Lucene/Solr Revolution conferences, based in both the U.S. and Europe, create the world’s largest gatherings dedicated to open source search. Lucene/Solr Revolution EU provides professional training on Apache Lucene/Solr as well as a unique opportunity to learn from the world’s preeminent search experts and thought leaders across multiple educational tracks.

About Unbxd:
Unbxd Inc, is a product recommendation platform that provides search, navigation, merchandizing and analytics solutions for eCommerce companies. Unbxd’s products make it easier for eCommerce players to showcase targeted & relevant products and recommendations to visitors, create merchandizing rules and track visitor interactions.

Having been incorporated in October 2011, Unbxd has quickly grown to be a leading personalization & search provider in India. This platform has helped medium and large ecommerce companies such as Trendin, Carat Lane and CBazaar radically improve conversions and increase sales volumes.

Unbxd is backed by IDG Ventures and Inventus Capital and has recently closed their series A round of funding. To learn more about the company and its products, please visit http://www.unbxd.com or follow them at @Unbxd

About Lucene/Solr Revolution Conferences:
Lucene/Solr Revolution conferences are presented by LucidWorks, the commercial entity for Apache Lucene/Solr open source search and the company that transforms the way people access information to enable data-driven decisions. Follow us at @LuceneSolrRev or learn more at www.lucenerevolution.org.