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Confluent appoints Richard Timperlake as EMEA’s Senior Vice President for Sales

LONDON, UK – 31st January 2022 – Confluent, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFLT), the data streaming platform to set data in motion, has today announced the appointment of industry veteran Richard Timperlake as Senior Vice President EMEA, Sales.

Timperlake brings deep experience in driving digital transformation and helping customers across industries succeed with modern technology. Responsible for driving growth in EMEA, Timperlake will work with customers across the region to help them set their data in motion and deliver the incredible customer experiences required to compete in today's digital world. Timperlake will be based in London, U.K. and will report directly to Larry Shurtz, Confluent’s Chief Revenue Officer.

Commenting on the new hire, Shurtz said: "Timperlake’s appointment reflects on Confluent’s continued focus of earning our customers love. His background as a world-class leader in the tech industry and passion working with customers to drive business outcomes from data is a great match for our customer-centric approach. We are delighted to bring his considerable knowledge on board and believe he is in a perfect position to drive the region’s growth and support our key customers.”

“Confluent is a category creating company that has set the industry standard in how brands use real-time data. I look forward to working with this talented team and culture to build on its success as we make the use of streaming data a competitive advantage for organisations throughout EMEA ,” said Timperlake.

Prior to joining Confluent, Timperlake was SVP EMEA at Alteryx, where he was responsible for the hyper-growth of the business and driving digital transformation across all sizes of organisations. He also spent nine years at Qlik, where he ran Global Sales working with customers and partners in over 100 countries. Additionally, Timperlake held several roles at Splunk, Siebel and SAS.

About Confluent

Confluent is the data streaming platform that is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure that sets data in motion. Confluent’s cloud-native offering is the foundational platform for data in motion—designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can meet the new business imperative of delivering rich, digital front-end customer experiences and transitioning to sophisticated, real-time, software-driven backend operations. To learn more, please visit www.confluent.io.

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