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Tim Berglund

VP Developer Relations



Tim is a teacher, author, and technology leader with StarTree, where he serves as the VP of Developer Relations. He is a regular speaker at conferences and a presence on YouTube explaining complex technology topics in an accessible way. He tweets as @tlberglund and blogs every few years at He lives with his wife in Mountain View, CA, USA. He has three grown children and three grandchildren.

Involvement in the community

Tim spent the last six years advocating for event-driven architecture and for Kafka's place in the modern landscape through conference talks, explainer videos, and a podcast. He was the program committee chair of Kafka Summit for three years. He continues to advocate for Kafka through his present work in real-time analytics.