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With the growth of Apache Kafka’s adoption in all major streaming initiatives across large organizations, the operational and visibility challenges associated with Kafka are on the rise as well. Kafka users want better visibility in understanding what is going on in the clusters as well as within the stream flows across producers, topics, brokers, and consumers. With no tools in the market that readily address the challenges of the Kafka Ops teams, the development teams and the security/governance teams, Cloudera Streams Messaging Manager (SMM) comes in as a total game-changer to cure Kafka blindness.

Attend this webinar to hear more about –
  • Key operational and development visibility challenges within Kafka

  • How SMM provides total transparency across your Kafka landscape

  • New features such as alerting, schema management, etc.


Director of Product Marketing

Dinesh Chandrasekhar


Dinesh Chandrasekhar is a technology evangelist, a thought leader and a seasoned product marketer with over 24+ years of industry experience. He has an impressive track record of taking new integration/mobile/IoT/Big Data products to market with a clear GTM strategy of pre-and-post launch activities. Dinesh has extensive experience working on enterprise software as well as SaaS products delivering sophisticated solutions for customers with complex architectures. As a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, he has been the champion for Digital Transformation at companies like Software AG, CA Technologies and IBM. Dinesh’s areas of expertise include IoT, Application/Data integration, BPM, Analytics, B2B, API management, Microservices, and Mobility. He is proficient in use cases across multiple industry verticals like retail, manufacturing, utilities, and healthcare. He is a prolific speaker, blogger, and a weekend coder. He currently works at Cloudera, managing their Data-in-Motion product line. He is fascinated by new technology trends including blockchain and deep learning. Dinesh holds an MBA degree from Santa Clara University and a Master’s degree in Computer Applications from the University of Madras.

Vice President of Product Management for the Data-In-Motion

George Vetticaden


George Vetticaden is Vice President of Product Management for the Data-In-Motion (DIM) business unit at Cloudera. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic vision and concerted delivery across all the products within the Cloudera Data Flow (CDF) product suite including Cloudera Edge Data Management (CEM) powered by MiNifi and Edge Flow Manager (EFM), Cloudera Flow Management (CFM) powered by Apache NiFi, and Cloudera Stream Processing (CSP) powered by Kafka, Spark Streaming and Streams Messaging Manager(SMM). Over the last 7 years at Cloudera and Hortonworks, George has spent considerable time in the field helping enterprises build a scalable, real-time streaming data applications that collects, curates, and analyzes data so customers gain key insights for immediate actionable intelligence. In his previous role, George was the Director of Solutions Engineering where he led a team of 15 big data senior solution architects helping large enterprise customers with use case inception, design, architecture, to implementation of use cases monetizing data with Hadoop. In addition, he is also a committer on the Apache Metron project. George graduated from Trinity University with a BA in Computer Science.

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