February 7th, 2024

Governance as Code Day With Cloud Custodian 2024 - Hosted by Stacklet

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February 7th, 2024

Start Time

09:30 AM EST


03:30 PM EST



About the event

On February 7th, join Cloud Custodian users, contributors, and maintainers virtually as they share best practices, tips, project updates, and demonstrations of Cloud Custodian’s usage in production. You will also have an opportunity to network with peers in cloud, FinOps, and security engineering.

Event Speakers 

Kapil Thangavelu


Isabelle Kraemer
Sr. Cloud Security Engineer


Amanda Pearce
Cloud Automation Engineer


Pratyush Mishra
Sr. Software Engineer

Capital One

Steph Gooch
Sr Optimization Solution Architect

Amazon Web Services 

Varsha Sundar
VP FinOps


AJ Kerrigan
Solutions Architect


Kshitij Singh
Associate Director

S&P Global

Kevin Sonney
Site Reliability Engineer


David Shepherd
Sr. Manager Policy, Cloud

Capital One 

Rob Martin
FinOps Principal

FinOps Foundation

Kent Ou
Staff Software Engineer

At A Multinational Bank

Arun Gupta
VP and GM Open Ecosystem


Jamison Roberts
Sales Engineer




Start Time (EST) Session Title  Speakers 
09:30 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks  
09:40 AM Opening Keynote: The Value of Open In Cloud 
Arun Gupta (Intel) 
10:00 AM Cloud Custodian: State of the union Project Maintainers
10:25 AM Automating Governance Across Multi-Cloud Environments at Datadog Isabelle Kraemer (Datadog)
10:45 AM BREAK   
11:00 AM Turbocharging Your FinOps: Combining AWS Native Cost Tools with Cloud Custodian Steph Gooch (AWS), Kapil Thangavelu (Stacklet) 
11:20 AM   Rate Optimization to Usage Optimization: Engaging Engineers to Advance FinOps Rob Martin (FinOps Foundation) 
11:40 AM Policy based cloud usage optimization is the key to savings millions Varsha Sundar (Chubb)
11:55 AM Reducing our cloud bill by seven digits with automated cost governance  Amanda Pearce (Verint)
12:10 PM Unified Compliance and Cost Governance in the Enterprise with Cloud Custodian Kshitij Singh (S&P Global) 
01:05 PM From Theory to Practice: Lessons Learned in Implementing Off-Hours Cloud Policies Programs  Jamison Roberts (Stacklet)
01:20 PM Best practices for automating remediation workflows David Shepherd (Capital One), Pratyush Mishra (Capital One) 
01:40 PM Tag, You're IT! Mastering the Game of Cloud Tagging at Elastic  Kevin Sonney (Elastic) 
02:00 PM BREAK  
02:15 PM Proactively Maintaining Cloud Security Hygiene with Cloud Custodian Kent Ou
02:35 PM Beyond the Basics: Discovering Powerful, Lesser-Known Uses of Cloud Custodian AJ Kerrigan (Stacklet)
02:55 PM Closing Remarks   

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