Engineering the Future of Software
Feb 3–4, 2019: Training
Feb 4–6, 2019: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Ben Stopford

Ben Stopford
Engineer, Confluent

Website | @benstopford

Ben Stopford is a technologist working in the Office of the CTO at Confluent, the company behind Apache Kafka. He’s worked on a wide range of projects, from implementing the latest version of Kafka’s replication protocol to writing a book on event-driven systems. Previously, Ben led the design and build of a company-wide data service in a large financial services firm and worked on projects at Thoughtworks and UK-based enterprise companies. He is the author of the book Designing Event-Driven Systems from O’Reilly. You can learn more on his website.


2:15pm–3:05pm Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Cloud native
Location: Trianon Ballroom
Secondary topics:  Best Practice
Ben Stopford (Confluent)
Stream processing and serverless functions are closely related, yet the technologies that back them have very different properties. Ben Stopford explores how the serverless applications of the future will blend stream processing, event storage, and stateless functions to tackle a far richer range of use cases with better performance, correctness, and observability than those available today. Read more.