Conquer Cloud Cost Management with FinOps

Cloud FinOps by O'Reilly
Book Launch Sydney

12 March 2020, 3 - 5 pm at Hotel CBD, Sydney

Meet the author and receive a copy of 'Cloud FinOps' by O'Reilly 
"A roadmap to manage and optimize cloud" - Keith Jarrett, Cloud Financial Management Leader 
Cloud FinOps
In collaboration with the FinOps Foundation
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Through 2020, 80% of organisations will initially overshoot their IaaS budget, due to a lack of cloud cost optimization, governance and misguided upfront cloud spend commitments.

Gartner, AWS and other cloud vendors have referenced Cloud FinOps as the practice for cloud cost management.

Join us in Sydney on the 12th of March to meet Mike Fuller, co-author of the book 'Cloud FinOps', and learn how FinOps can tackle cloud overspend and allow you to take advantage of the cloud to accelerate innovation. 

  • Date: 12 March 2020
  • Time: 3 - 5 pm, followed by networking drinks
  • Location: The Club Bar at Hotel CBD, 52 King Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Don’t miss this opportunity to discuss with Mike and other leading industry experts how to avoid budget overruns and move faster in the cloud.

Meet our speakers

Mike Fuller - Principal Systems Engineer at Atlassian, Founding Member of the FinOps Foundation and co-author of the book “Cloud FinOps”

Mike Fuller has worked at Atlassian's Sydney Australia head office for the past 7 years, currently as a Principal Systems Engineer in the Cloud Engineering Team (Cloud Center of Excellence). Mike is also the co-author of Cloud FinOps published by O’Reilly Media in 2020, holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, 9 AWS certifications, and has presented at multiple AWS re:Invent and AWS Summit events on topics including AWS Security and Cost Optimization (FinOps).

Nathan Besh - Cost Lead, Well-Architected, Amazon Web Services 

Nathan is the global Cost Lead for the AWS Well-Architected program. He works with customers and across AWS internally to help discover and document the best practices of Cost Optimization, and help customers to implement them. He has a focus around building customer capability in Cost Optimization and Cloud Financial Management, helping customers understand that it’s the new normal and a fundamental requirement of operating in the cloud. He has deep specialist knowledge in Savings Plans, Reserved Instances, and billing analysis – creating and running the workshops to help customers practical hands on skills to solve these new organizational challenges.

Andrew Midgley - Senior Product Strategist, Apptio Cloudability

Andrew is an expert in cloud governance and cost management. Throughout his career, which spans almost two decades in IT, Andrew has helped many organisations make the most of their cloud journey and keeping control of their resource usage.


15:00 Registration
15:15 Author’s Journey into Cloud and FinOps with Atlassian
  • What is FinOps and FinOps Foundation
  • Why FinOps and what is the Cloud FinOps Book about
  • Atlassian’s journey into the cloud and how FinOps became a part of it
  • What are the tools available for FinOps
Mike Fuller, Principal Systems Engineer, Atlassian
Founding Member, FinOps Foundation
Co-author of the book “Cloud FinOps”
FinOps from Amazon’s perspective

Nathan Besh
- Cost Lead, Well-Architected, Amazon Web Services
FinOps – Learning from Atlassian

Andrew Midgley - Senior Product Strategist, Apptio Cloudability 
16:45 Q & A
17:00 Networking Reception