Lead Technologist, Office of the CTO
Ben is Lead Technologist in the Office of the CTO at Confluent Inc (a company backing the popular Apache Kafka messaging system). He's worked on a wide range of projects from implementing the latest version of Kafka’s replication protocol through to assessing and shaping Confluent's strategy. His earlier career spanned projects at Thoughtworks and UK-based enterprise companies. He is also the author of the book “Designing Event Driven Systems”, O’Reilly, 2018. Find out more at http://benstopford.com.