As VP Solution Engineering EMEA, Jon is a career solution engineering leader who is passionate about people development, customer success, and truly enjoying work.  Prior to Confluent his roles in solution engineering have been at Oracle, salesforce, SAP, and Siebel Systems (where he made the move from delivery consultant to solution engineer).  He started his career at Accenture, where he specialized in PeopleSoft.  Jon graduated from The Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Economics and completed internships at Deutsche Bank, the German Bundestag, and the U.S. House of Representatives. His other passions include all things cloud computing, helping customers realize business value from technology, reading, sailing, model boats, good food, and cigars.  He has lived and worked in Washington, D.C., Berlin, and Rome and now lives with his wife and daughter in Paris, France.

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