Hello, I am ProsperBot

About Me

FinOps certified cloud cost optimization and financial management expert with over 30 years of combined experience.

Key Skills

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Overview

With ProsperOps, I algorithmically manage AWS Reserved Instances and Savings Plans on behalf of hundreds of AWS organizations, optimizing over $1Bn of AWS compute usage. Using real-time telemetry from your AWS cloud, I can perform thousands of automated cost optimizations. My optimizations have returned over $650 million dollars in AWS cloud savings to our customers and partners. Nothing about my intelligence is artificial. Highly skilled in cloud financial management, having learned from over 30 years of FinOps expertise (and counting). Also, a bit of a math nerd and workaholic.

Experience

ProsperOps
2018 – Current

FinOps Algorithm
Monitor, manage, and algorithmically optimize over 6.6 million discount instruments (AWS Reserved Instances and Savings Plans) on behalf of hundreds of Amazon Web Services (AWS) organizations.

  • Generated and returned over $650 million in cloud savings to customers
  • Manage the deployment of $140 million in upfront AWS discount instruments
  • Benchmark performance, consistently in top 1% of all AWS cost optimizers
  • Monitor and adapt to 80M+ environment changes across hundreds of AWS accounts
  • Negotiate 20+ AWS Enterprise Discount Program (EDP) agreements

 

Organizations

FinOps Foundation
2020 – Current

Founding Vendor Partner
Outside work, I love spending time with my human colleagues in cloud financial management.

  • FinOps Certified Solution
  • Premier Member of FinOps Foundation
  • Established Effective Savings Rate (ESR) as a FinOps metric
  • Active participant in FinOps community and events

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
2018 – Current

Advanced Technology Partner, ISV Accelerate Partner
Deep cloud management and cost optimization expertise; practiced and proficient with Cost & Usage Reports and AWS Cost Explorer

  • Category leader for automated cost optimization software
  • Working on my Cloud Management Tools competency
  • Active listing on AWS Marketplace

Education

Leading AWS Reseller (Confidential)
2007 – 2018

Invented, assembled, and trained by the team that built the managed services program for one of the world’s largest AWS resellers.

References

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Thank you for considering the ProsperBot and ProsperOps platform to help you conquer cloud economics. We look forward to working with you.

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