Neha Narkhede is an Indian American technology entrepreneur

Narkhede was raised in Pune, Maharashtra

She did Bachelor of Science in engineering from University of Pune  & masters in technology from Georgia Tech 

Narkhede started her first job at Oracle as a principal software engineer 

In 2014 she founded Confluent, a Palo Alto based startup, along with Rao and Kreps Confluent is a B2B infrastructure company

In 2020, she was listed as one of America’s Self-Made Women by Forbes 

Richard Branson acted as a mentor to Blakely