Speaker: Neha Narkhede
Co-Founder of Oscilar and Confluent, & Co-Creator of Apache Kafka
Neha Narkhede is an Indian American technology entrepreneur, founder & CEO of Oscilar, the co-founder and former Chief Technology Officer, and currently board member of Confluent (NASDAQ: CFLT). As a software engineer at LinkedIn, she helped develop the open source messaging system Apache Kafka now used by more than 80% of the Fortune 500. In 2014, she co-founded Confluent, which helps organizations process large amounts of data to create transformative real-time products. Neha has been listed as one of America’s Top Self-Made Women by Forbes, Forbes’s Top 50 Women In Tech, MIT Tech Review’s Innovators under 35 and Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People. Neha has a Masters in Computer Science degree from Georgia Tech and today advises and invests in numerous technology startups.