Our Story

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

Background

From Idea To Industry Movement

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 an event 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
Jun Rao

Jun Rao

Co-founder
Erica Ruliffson Schultz

Erica Ruliffson Schultz

President of Field Operations
Cheryl Dalrymple

Cheryl Dalrymple

Chief Financial Officer
Giancarlo Lionetti

Giancarlo Lionetti

Chief Marketing Officer
Roger Scott

Roger Scott

Chief Customer Officer
Simon Hayes

Simon Hayes

VP, Corporate and Business Development
Sarah Sproehnle

Sarah Sproehnle

VP, Customer Success
Ganesh Srinivasan

Ganesh Srinivasan

VP, Product and Engineering

Mountain View Headquarters

899 West Evelyn
Mountain View, CA 94041
+1 800 439 3207

Confluent Europe Ltd

1 Bedford Street
London WC2E 9HG
0800 193 2101

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Board of Directors

Jay Kreps

Jay Kreps

Co-founder & CEO
Neha Narkhede

Neha Narkhede

Co-founder
Matt Miller

Matt Miller

Partner, Sequoia Capital
Mike Volpi

Mike Volpi

Partner, Index Ventures
Eric Vishria

Eric Vishria

Partner, Benchmark Capital
Jonathan Chadwick

Jonathan Chadwick

Board Member and Audit Committee Chair

Investors

  • Benchmark
  • Data Collective
  • Index Ventures
  • LinkedIn
  • Sequoia Capital

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