Our Story

Founded by the team that built Apache Kafka®, Confluent builds a streaming platform
that enables companies to easily access data as real-time streams

Background

Every byte of data has a story to tell, something of significance that will inform the next thing to be done. In a data-driven enterprise, how we move our data becomes nearly as important as the data itself. With greater speed and agility, data’s value increases exponentially.

From its very early days, we have open-sourced Apache Kafka® and have led it to impressive industry-wide adoption across several thousand companies. Now we are focusing on building a streaming platform to help other companies get easy access to enterprise data as real-time streams.

Management Team

Jay Kreps

Jay Kreps

Co-founder & CEO
Neha Narkhede

Neha Narkhede

Co-founder & CTO
Jun Rao

Jun Rao

Co-founder
Cheryl Dalrymple

Cheryl Dalrymple

CFO
Todd Barnett

Todd Barnett

VP, WW Sales
Simon Hayes

Simon Hayes

VP, Corporate and Business Development
Sarah Sproehnle

Sarah Sproehnle

VP, Customer Success
Gaetan Castelein

Gaetan Castelein

VP, Product Marketing
Ganesh Srinivasan

Ganesh Srinivasan

VP, Engineering
Jay Kreps

Jay Kreps

Co-founder & CEO
Neha Narkhede

Neha Narkhede

Co-founder & CTO
Jun Rao

Jun Rao

Co-founder
Cheryl Dalrymple

Cheryl Dalrymple

CFO
Todd Barnett

Todd Barnett

VP, WW Sales
Simon Hayes

Simon Hayes

VP, Corporate and Business Development
Sarah Sproehnle

Sarah Sproehnle

VP, Customer Success
Gaetan Castelein

Gaetan Castelein

VP, Product Marketing
Ganesh Srinivasan

Ganesh Srinivasan

VP, Engineering
Kafka

Our Support of the Apache Kafka Community

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Board of Directors

Jay Kreps

Jay Kreps

Co-founder & CEO
Neha Narkhede

Neha Narkhede

Co-founder & CTO
Eric Vishria

Eric Vishria

Partner, Benchmark Capital
Mike Volpi

Mike Volpi

Partner, Index Ventures
Matt Miller

Matt Miller

Partner, Sequoia Capital
Jay Kreps

Jay Kreps

Co-founder & CEO
Neha Narkhede

Neha Narkhede

Co-founder & CTO
Eric Vishria

Eric Vishria

Partner, Benchmark Capital
Mike Volpi

Mike Volpi

Partner, Index Ventures
Matt Miller

Matt Miller

Partner, Sequoia Capital

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