Neha Narkhede is an American billionaire technology entrepreneur and the co-founder and former CTO of Confluent, a streaming data technology company. She co-created the open source software platform Apache Kafka. Narkhede now serves as a board member of Confluent. . Before founding Confluent, she led streams infrastructure at LinkedIn
As a LinkedIn software engineer, she helped develop Apache Kafka to handle the networking site’s huge influx of data. Narkhede now serves as a board member of Confluent. In 2020, she was listed as one of America’s Self-Made Women by Forbes. Neha Narkhede is building what she calls a “central nervous system” for companies’ data.
Previously, she led the Kafka and Samza teams and was responsible for LinkedIn’s petabyte- scale streams infrastructure.
Self-made millionaire Neha Narkhede left India in 2006 to get her master’s in computer science at Georgia Tech. After graduating in 2007, she landed a job at Oracle and then at LinkedIn, where she worked as a software engineer.
|Neha Narkhede Bio|
|Born||Pune, Maharashtra, India|
|Nationality – American||37 Years|
|Bachelor of Science in Engineering||SCTR’S Pune Institute of Computer Technology(PICT) college,Pune|
|Masters of Science in Technology||Georgia Tech.|
|Current Home||Palo Alto, California,USA|
|Awards and honors||In 2017, MIT Technology Review listed her as one of the innovators under 35|
|In 2018, she won the Oracle Ground breaker Award at the Oracle Code One conference in San Francisco.|
|In 2018, she was also listed as one of America’s top 50 Women in Tech by Forbes.|
|In 2018, Narkhede was listed as one of the world’s top 50 Women in Tech by Forbes.|
|In October 2020, she was listed #33 on the list of America’s Self Made Women by Forbes.|