With some of the largest enterprises as customers in the region, including Rakuten Card, Bank BRI, Bank BTPN, and Hotstar, event streaming platform Confluent, Inc. has announced Damien Wong as vice president of Asia-Pacific (APAC).
As VP of APAC, Wong will drive sales and go-to-market strategy for Asia-Pacific and Japan, drawing upon extensive experience growing successful markets. Prior to Confluent, Wong served as the vice president and general manager for Red Hat across its growth and emerging markets region which included Southeast Asia, Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Wong also established the company’s APAC enterprise sales organisation by creating its Asia-Pacific enterprise excellence team. Prior to Red Hat, Wong was the general manager for HP Software Southeast Asia.