Join Will LaForest, Confluent Public Sector CTO, and Jason Schick, Confluent Public Sector GM, for an introduction on the Government Track and highlighted sessions.
Will LaForest is Field CTO for Confluent. In his current position, Mr. LaForest works with customers across a broad spectrum of industries and government enabling them to realize the benefits of a data in motion architecture with event streaming. He is passionate about data technology innovation and has spent 26 years helping customers wrangle data at massive scale. His technical career spans diverse areas from software engineering, NoSQL, data science, cloud computing, machine learning, and building statistical visualization software but began with code slinging at DARPA as a teenager. Mr. LaForest holds degrees in mathematics and physics from the University of Virginia.