Srinivasalu Grandhi, VP Engineering & Site Leader and Chad Verbowski, SVP Engineering,Confluent
Data streaming player, Confluent, expands India footprint, headcount

Bangalore, July 14, 2022:  Data streaming platform Confluent, Inc.  has expanded its presence in India,   with 100 additional new jobs over the rest of the year – a 50% increase in the current workforce. It has also opened  a new office in Bangalore.
The new office and engineering hub comes amid surging demand for data streaming as companies modernise data processes across all industries including retail, automotive, manufacturing, and financial services sectors. The expansion to India comes at a time when Confluent announced a record number of net new customers  during the first three months this year.
Said Hemanth Vedagarbha, Senior Vice President, Confluent: “India is a key market for Confluent as we scale up our global presence. The public cloud services market is growing at a rapid rate and we’re already seeing many exciting use cases among customers here. Bangalore is fast becoming the technology hub of the country, which makes it a natural home for Confluent to deliver its new category of data infrastructure to enable businesses of all types to set their data in motion.”
Said Chad Verbowski, Senior Vice President Engineering :“Confluent’s extended presence in India will see the company making approximately 100 new hires for roles within go-to-market, engineering, and global supporting functions this year. Working under the direction of Srinivasulu Grandhi, VP, Confluent, the Bangalore-based team will focus on growing its customer base and working with businesses to unlock the full potential of the Confluent data in motion platform.”
Srinivasulu Grandhi added: “Bangalore offers an exceptional pool of technology expertise, and with our remote first culture we can also open up new opportunities to hire the best talent across India and the surrounding region. One example of this is our Engineering team, which is expanding its footprint to deliver end-to-end products for our customer base. By significantly growing our team in 2022, we can meet strong customer demand and propel companies across the region on their data transformation journeys.”|
Confluent is the data streaming platform that is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure that sets data in motion.