Neha Narkhede explains why streaming platforms have become the central nervous systems for modern digital businesses.
Neha Narkhede is Cofounder and Head of Engineering at Confluent, a company backing the popular Apache Kafka messaging system. Prior to founding Confluent, Neha led streams infrastructure at LinkedIn where she was responsible for LinkedIn’s petabyte scale streaming infrastructure built on top of Apache Kafka and Apache Samza. Neha specializes in building and scaling large distributed systems and is one of the initial authors of Apache Kafka. In the past she has worked on search within the database at Oracle and holds a Masters in Computer Science from Georgia Tech.