Build your real-time bridge to the cloud with Confluent Platform 7.0 and Cluster Linking | Read the blog

Online Talk

Apache Kafka®: Past, Present and Future

Tuesday, July 2

10:30am Bangkok / 11:30am Singapore / 12:30pm Tokyo / 1:30pm Sydney

Moderated by Mark Teehan, Sales Engineer at Confluent Asia Pacific, this online talk is the first in a series for those interested in an introduction to Apache Kafka, the rise of real-time streaming, ETL as the new data integration, KSQL and cloud.

Mark will introduce a talk by Confluent Co-Founder, Jun Rao, a co-creator of Apache Kafka, who will:

  • Explain how Kafka became the predominant publish/subscribe messaging system that it is today
  • Introduce Kafka's most recent additions to its set of enterprise-level features
  • Demonstrate how to evolve your Kafka implementation into a complete real-time event streaming platform that functions as the central nervous system for your organisation

Mark will then be available for a Q&A session. Register now for this 60 minute session.


Jun Rao


Jun Rao is the co-founder of Confluent, a company that provides a stream data platform on top of Apache Kafka. Before Confluent, Jun Rao was a senior staff engineer at LinkedIn where he led the development of Kafka. Before LinkedIn, Jun Rao was a researcher at IBM's Almaden research data center, where he conducted research on database and distributed systems. Jun Rao is the PMC chair of Apache Kafka and a committer of Apache Cassandra.

Mark Teehan

Systems Engineer

Mark Teehan is a Sales Engineer at Confluent, covering APAC, based in Singapore. His focus is on enterprise connectivity to Apache Kafka: how organisations can set up secure, scalable, scripted streaming data pipelines across the enterprise.

Register Now