E921 Confluent's Jay Kreps builds data-streaming unicorn, partnership w/Google, future of enterprise
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Confluent Co-Founder & CEO Jay Kreps shares insights from building his data streaming cloud platform unicorn, new partnership with Google Cloud, learnings as lead engineer at LinkedIn, & the future of innovation in enterprise
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0:46 - Jason introduces Jay Kreps, Co-founder and CEO of Confluent.
2:06 - Jay talks about what he was doing at LinkedIn, how open-source projects work, Apache Kafka project, and how Confluent came about.
11:12 - Jason thanks sponsor Squarespace. Visit squarespace.com and enter offer code: "twist" to save 10% on your first purchase of a website or domain.
13:09 - Other projects utilizing the Apache Kafka and Confluent offering, challenges of managing global data, the reaction of venture community to open-source, and thoughts on Silicon Valley.
25:42 - Jason thanks sponsor Pendo. Visit pendo.io/TWIST to for two months of Pendo free.
27:49 - Working with Reid Hoffman, early days of LinkedIn, and watching the company IPO.
32:04 - What will new technology and the ability to process large, real-time data unlock for humanity?
41:45 - Biggest challenges for Jay, and advice for people who are new to the industry.
45:26 - Jason thanks sponsor Salesforce. Go to salesforce.com/twist for an additional 50% off and a free on-boarding call!
47:33 - Office hours with Jason: Parsa Rezvani, Tutorfly - How do you incentivize customers of a two-sided marketplace not to circumvent the platform once they get to know each other? Should we push the social impact aspect of our product?