Confluent appoints Stephanie Buscemi Chief Marketing Officer


Confluent, Inc., the event streaming pioneer today announced that Stephanie Buscemi will join the company as CMO. Stephanie joins Confluent from Salesforce where she most recently served as global CMO. Over her career, she has served in executive leadership and senior marketing roles within the enterprise applications, analytics and business intelligence, cloud, mobile, and database technology sectors. Stephanie’s extensive marketing and leadership experience will be instrumental to Confluent as it helps customers unlock the full power of data in motion.

“Stephanie is the embodiment of a modern marketing leader and I couldn’t be more excited she’s joining our team,” said Jay Kreps, co-founder and CEO, Confluent. “Her experience and success leading marketing for one of the most iconic cloud companies of our time will play an instrumental role as Confluent enters into our next phase.”

“The new generation of winning organisations are defined by how well they’re able to convert the data flowing throughout their business into amazing digital experiences,” said Stephanie. “Confluent has emerged as the company that enables these organisations to leverage the full power of their data in real time and at massive scale. I look forward to partnering with our customers and community to help them unlock new and innovative digital experiences that were previously out of reach.”

As CMO of Salesforce, Stephanie led a global team of 1,400 marketers working at the intersection of product vision, a dynamic market, and a world-class sales organisation. She also served as executive vice president, product marketing, at Salesforce. Prior to Salesforce, Stephanie served as CMO and SVP at IHS Inc. and SVP of Marketing at SAP, in addition to marketing leadership roles at Oracle, Business Objects, and Hyperion Solutions. Stephanie is co-author of Driven to Perform, a book for all business professionals, providing them corporate performance management tools for strategy, planning, execution, modelling, and optimisation to improve their business performance.