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about this episode
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.
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.
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.
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?