Holger Temme is leading all things growth at Ververica, which we define as Community as well as Commercial growth since both are essential to the success of the company but also the wider Apache Flink Community. Holger has been in the IT industry since almost 20 years now for organizations such as Citrix, VMWare and Neo4j and is passionate about Open Source deep tech technologies and Open Core business models. Ververica is the new name of data Artisans, the company founded in 2014 by the original creators of Apache Flink and taken over by Alibaba in early 2019.