Disruptive technology, diversity and breaking the glass ceiling
25 January 2022 | 25 minute listen
Episode 13 of Talking Success with Aasmah Mir
Aasmah talks to Neha Narkhede, Former CTO and Co-Founder of Confluent, about how she changed the world of technology with the creation of software Apache Kafka, celebrates cultural differences and how her ultimate goal is to become a role model for other women in technology.
Podcast host | Aasmah Mir
Aasmah Mir is an award winning broadcaster and journalist. She currently co-hosts the Breakfast Show on Times Radio and writes a regular column for The Times.
Guest | Neha Narkhede
Neha Narkhede is a tech entrepreneur, investor and advisor. Formerly co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Confluent, Neha played a central role in the creation of the Apache Kafka software, which processes real-time data streams.
Born in India, Neha is recognised as a leader in the tech industry, appearing in Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s self-made women. She is committed to helping other start-ups succeed and to encouraging the tech industry to look at its approach to diversity.”
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