Gwen Shapira

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Gwen Shapira is principal data architect at Confluent, provider of the leading streaming platform based on Apache Kafka, where she helps customers achieve success with their Kafka implementations. She has more than 15 years of experience working with code and customers to build scalable data architectures, integrating relational and big data technologies. Gwen currently specializes in building real-time reliable data-processing pipelines using Apache Kafka.

Gwen is an Oracle Ace Director, the coauthor of "Hadoop Application Architectures and Kafka: The Definitive Guide" (O’Reilly), and a frequent presenter at industry conferences. She is also a committer on Apache Kafka and Apache Sqoop. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Statistics from Tel Aviv University.

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