Speaker: Allen Wang
Software Engineer @DoorDash
Allen Wang is currently a tech lead at data platform at DoorDash. He is the architect for the Iguazu event processing system and a founding member of the real time streaming platform team.
Prior to joining DoorDash, he was a lead in the real time data infrastructure team at Netflix where he created the Kafka infrastructure for Netflix’s Keystone data pipeline and was a main contributor to shape the Kafka ecosystem at Netflix.
He is a contributor to Apache Kafka and NetflixOSS, and a two-time QCon speaker.
At DoorDash, real time events are an important data source to gain insight into our business but building a system capable of handling billions of real time events is challenging.