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Florian Hussonnois

Florian Hussonnois

Lead Software Engineer



Florian is an open-source and Apache Kafka® enthusiast for a long time, currently working at Kestra on a distributed and event-driven data orchestration platform. He worked for over 10 years as a Software Engineer consultant and trainer specialized in stream processing architectures. He is the creator of multiple open-source projects such as Connect FilePulse and Jikkou. For his contributions to the Apache Kafka ecosystem, Florian received the Confluent Community Catalyst award four times.

Involvement in the community

Florian is an open-source community enthusiast and the author of projects such as Kafka Connect FilePulse, a popular community-driven Kafka source connector for streaming files from: local-filesystem, Amazon S3, Azure Storage and Google Cloud Storage. More recently, he has started work on Jikkou, an open-source tool designed to make it easier to manage the configuration of a Kafka platform.