Richard Timperlake

Confluent appoints Richard Timperlake as EMEA’s Senior Vice President for Sales  

 Confluent, Inc. has appointed Richard Timperlake as Senior Vice President EMEA, Sales.

Responsible for driving growth in EMEA, Timperlake will focusing on driving digitisation for customers across the region . He will be based in London, U.K. and will report directly to Larry Shurtz, Confluent’s Chief Revenue Officer.

 Shurtz said: “Timperlake’s appointment reflects on Confluent’s continued focus of earning our customers love. His background as a world-class leader in the tech industry and passion working with customers to drive business outcomes from data is a great match for our customer-centric approach. We are delighted to bring his considerable knowledge on board and believe he is in a perfect position to drive the region’s growth and support our key customers.”

“Confluent is a category creating company that has set the industry standard in how brands use real-time data. I look forward to working with this talented team and culture to build on its success as we make the use of streaming data a competitive advantage for organisations throughout EMEA ,” said Timperlake.

Prior to joining Confluent, Timperlake was SVP EMEA at Alteryx, where he was responsible for the hyper-growth of the business and driving digital transformation across all sizes of organisations. He also spent nine years at Qlik, where he ran Global Sales working with customers and partners in over 100 countries. Additionally, Timperlake held several roles at Splunk, Siebel and SAS.

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