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Foundation Member Summit

London

April 18, 2024

12:00 pm , Europe/London (BST)
London, United Kingdom

FinOps Foundation Member Summits are events with curated attendance criteria designed to maximize networking for those who practice FinOps.

Join the FinOps Foundation at the Member Summit for a half a day of learning and building connections at CodeNode in London on April 18!

Meet with your FinOps peers, participate in interactive discussions, and hear keynotes from industry leaders on a range of FinOps topics

Outline Agenda

12.00 - 1.15 PM

Registration, light lunch and networking

1.15 PM - 1.30 PM

State of FinOps Insights - JR Storment

1.30 PM - 2.00 PM

FinOps from a Data Management Perspective

The team from Virgin Media O2 will be tackling cost efficiency in managing complex data environments and share their vision on how to tackle multicloud billing data using the FOCUS specification.
Speakers: Vinay Pai, Marcus Coleman and Deborah Ross

2.00 PM - 2.30 PM

Improving cloud efficiency on an EPIC scale

Andrey Zhmaylik will talk about how EPIC Games has improved cloud efficiency: how Cloud Waste is identified, how waste is being tackled by partnering with various stakeholders and how is success being measured!

2.30 PM - 3.00 PM

Invesco's road to transformation and the path to unit cost economics

Bhavna Halai from Invesco will share her experience building the FinOps practice at Invesco focusing on the digital transformation and the role of FinOps. Part of this transformation is applying unit cost metrics in measuring cloud efficiency!

3.00 PM - 3.30 PM

Break - coffee & cookies

3.30 PM - 4.15 PM

Breakouts

GCP Chalk Talk

Sam Moss and Kinjal Tanna from Google are running the GCP Chalk Talk focusing on the 3 key priorities that came on top in the State of FinOps Survey: reducing wast, CUDs and Forecasting

Public Sector Chalk Talk

Rob Martin, Government Special Interest Group lead from the FinOps Foundation, will facilitate a chalk talk primarily focused on tackling FinOps challenges in Public Sector

Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk

Steph Gooch and Yuriy Prykhodko from AWS will lead this AWS specific chalk talk and focus on the 3 "whats" of cloud waste

4.15 PM - 5.00 PM

Breakouts

Microsoft Chalk Talk

Arthur Clares from Microsoft will run a chalk and talk where we'll explore how Azure tools can optimize resource utilization, reduce waste, and help you gain control over costs.

Forecasting Chalk Talk

Chris Straw and Lila Ellingham from Sky will lead the Forecasting chalk talk - a highly interactive session, some great insights and inspiring ideas!

Dashboarding Chalk Talk

Our fantastic FinOps Ambassadors Ian Foster and Jag Sodhi will lead the Dashboarding chalk talk : sharing of ideas and inspiring each other with practical examples

5.00 PM - 8.00 PM

Networking with drinks and food

All participants are expected to abide by the Linux Foundation policies and the events Code of Conduct.

Speakers and Hosts

Register to Attend

Member Summits are focused on end-user practitioners with limited space for FinOps SMEs from member cloud, platform and service providers. FinOps Certified Practitioners given preference. Sales or marketing people not allowed.

Practitioner/Member organization

$50

End-user practitioners and SMEs from member organizations.

Non-members

$299

Vendor or service providers that are not member organizations.

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