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Faces in FinOps Podcast: Episode 21 with Daniel Pettibone and Eric Lam from Google

Originally Published March, 2024 · Last Updated April, 2024
“Faces in FinOps” is hosted by Jon Myer and powered by ProsperOps.

Faces in FinOps is excited with today’s featured guests: Daniel Pettibone (Director, Transformation Practice Leader), and Eric Lam (Head of Cloud FinOps) from Google, where they not only discuss FinOps and Cloud Financial Management but also the impact of generative AI. It’s a fantastic dip into FinOps with two of the most engaging thought leaders in the Google Cloud Platform space.

In this episode, Daniel, Eric, and host Jon Myer discuss:

  • Their perspectives on cloud FinOps at Google
  • The evolving nature of FinOps (and the difference between cloud financial management)
  • How generative AI can address mundane tasks in FinOps, as well as anomaly detection and actionability
  • The future of job roles in the new AI landscape, as well as the importance of training and skills development
  • Common problems that face mature and immature FinOps teams
  • Usage and rate optimization in cloud FinOps
  • Future trends in generative AI and cloud FinOps

The conversation went so well that we’re planning on a second follow-up podcast, so be on the lookout for more great nuggets of wisdom from Daniel and Eric!

Whether you are new to #FinOps or a seasoned pro, this episode has something for everyone so tune in to the Faces in FinOps Podcast today.

Each episode of the Faces in FinOps is a conversation with leading thought leaders in the cloud financial management space.


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