Everything You Need to Know About FinOps X 2024

Mar 28th, 2024
Everything You Need to Know About FinOps X 2024
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FinOps X 2024 is an upcoming global event in San Diego on June 19-22, 2024, hosted by the FinOps Foundation that aims to bring together experts and enthusiasts in the field of financial operations. The event has a diverse agenda that caters to different levels of expertise and interests. 

In this guide, we will look closer at the FinOps X 2024 agenda, speakers, and venue, so you can be better prepared to make the most of your experience at FinOps X 2024.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting There
  2. Why Attend?
  3. Registering for FinOpsX: Pricing Details
  4. Conference Day to Day
  5. Spotlight on Prominent Speakers from Leading Companies
  6. Conclusion

Getting There

San Diego is served by the San Diego International Airport, making it convenient for international and domestic attendees. The city boasts an efficient public transportation system, but you might prefer ridesharing services or taxis for direct transportation to the hotel.

Why Attend?

FinOps X 2024 in San Diego is not just an event; it's a hub for knowledge exchange, networking, and advancing your career in FinOps. Whether new to the field or a seasoned professional, this event offers insights into FinOp's best practices, emerging trends, and strategies for optimizing cloud finances and operations.

This year's agenda includes actionable insights and learning opportunities from industry leaders. The mix of keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking events ensures a holistic experience, blending professional growth with unforgettable memories.

Registering for FinOpsX: Pricing Details

Excited to join the FinOps community at FinOpsX? Here's what you need to know about the registration pricing:

  • General Attendee: The standard rate is $1,999, applicable until June 17.
  • Practitioner/Member Organization:
    From March 29 onwards, the rate for members is $1,499.

Group discounts are available for groups of 5 or more practitioner attendees. For more details, email x@finops.org.

Conference Day to Day

June 19th starts with early registration, followed by a welcome reception at Marina Terrace, setting the stage for networking and engagement with fellow attendees.

June 20th starts with breakfast and registration, leading into the main keynote in the Grand Ballroom. The day is packed with breakout sessions covering topics like building a lasting culture for financial success, navigating cloud sustainability, and aligning cloud architecture with strategic business goals. Noteworthy sessions include "Navigating FinOps: Building a Lasting Culture for Financial Success" by Janel Jensen of Paramount and "Making Cloud Sustainability Actionable with FinOps" by Vik Saluja and Mike Jaco of Mastercard.

June 21st continues the momentum with keynotes on cloud announcements and breakout sessions addressing various facets of FinOps, from chargeback strategies to cloud cost conversations. Highlights include a session on "Optimizing for Billions: Coinbase's Approach to AWS Cost Efficiency" and "Chargeback Walk to Run: Improving Granularity and Driving Cloud Adoption" by Nicole Gauer and Sergio Armenta of Evernorth.

The highlight? The ultimate FinOps party, FinOps After Dark, is on June 21st after conference hours!  

At this exclusive event, you'll have the chance to expand your network and enjoy great company, drinks, and food, not to mention show off your mad golf skills.

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June 22nd wraps up with coffee and chat sessions followed by a networking breakfast, offering one last opportunity for attendees to connect and share insights.

Spotlight on Prominent Speakers from Leading Companies

FinOps X 2024 boasts an impressive lineup of speakers from some of the most prominent companies in the industry, ensuring a wealth of knowledge and experience to be shared. Highlights include:

  • From Adobe: Karthik Pallapothu and Ryan Thorpe will share their insights, particularly in sessions discussing the intersection of FinOps practices with cloud management and optimization strategies.
  • Salesforce's Contribution: George Parker and Dhanush Devaraj will delve into comprehensive and agile data models for FinOps, showcasing Salesforce's cloud cost management and sustainability approach.
  • PepsiCo's Perspective: Kimberly Floss will bring lessons learned from "CCC" PepsiCo's internal FinOps service, sharing valuable insights into internal FinOps practices and how to leverage them for organizational success.
  • Expertise from Evernorth: Nicole Gauer and Sergio Armenta's session on chargeback strategies promises to offer practical advice on improving granularity and driving cloud adoption within large enterprises.
  • Innovation at Coinbase: Sara Reddy and Tiberiu Oprisiu will explore "Optimizing for Billions: Coinbase's Approach to AWS Cost Efficiency," providing a deep dive into managing cloud costs at scale.

This stellar roster of speakers represents just a fraction of the expertise attendees can expect to encounter at FinOps X 2024. With representatives from across the FinOps community, the event promises a comprehensive overview of current trends, challenges, and strategies in financial operations


FinOps X 2024 in San Diego is poised to be an unforgettable event, offering unparalleled opportunities for learning, networking, and growth. Whether you're a seasoned professional or new to financial operations, this conference promises valuable insights and connections to propel your career and your organization's financial operations forward.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with industry leaders and peers. Register now for FinOpsX and be a part of shaping the future of FinOps!

As a sponsor at this year's event, we at Finout are excited to connect with attendees and share our expertise in FinOps. If you're attending the FinOps X 2024 conference, be sure to visit us to learn how we can help you optimize your cloud spending, or book a meeting today!

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