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BMW Group and Confluent - A Fireside Chat

Today’s data is in motion. Enterprises need to see their business and their data in near real time; they need to respond in milliseconds not hours; and they need to integrate, aggregate, curate, and disseminate data within and across production environments. Join Confluent CEO Jay Kreps and Felix Böhm, Product Manager IoT Plant Solutions and Data Streaming at BMW Group, who will discuss the role that Confluent and Kafka play in optimizing the company's production and logistics strategy.


Jay Kreps

Jay Kreps is the CEO and co-founder of Confluent, the foundational platform for data in motion built on Apache Kafka. As a pioneer in a new category of data infrastructure, Confluent’s significant growth underscores the importance of data in motion across all industries. Prior to Confluent he was the lead architect for data and infrastructure at LinkedIn. He is the initial developer of several open source projects, including Apache Kafka.

Felix Böhm