Damien Wong is Vice President and General Manager for APAC at Confluent, the company that built an event streaming platform enabling companies to easily access data as real-time streams, founded by
the team that built Apache Kafka ®
In his role, Damien is responsible for driving the overall development and growth of Confluent’s business across the Asia-Pacific and Japan region. Prior to Confluent, Damien was Vice President and General Manager for Red Hat across the GEMs region, which included ASEAN, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan markets. Before his tenure at Red Hat, Damien was the General Manager for HP Software across Southeast Asia. Damien has also held technology and business management roles in companies such as META Group, Firium Solutions and Accenture.
Over his 25-year career in the technology industry, Damien has won numerous awards, including being named Executive of the Year (Computer Software category) in the Singapore Business Review’s Management Excellence Awards for 2018. He graduated from the Imperial College London with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), and a Master of Science for Computing Science, degrees. Damien also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Western Australia.