J.R. Storment is the Executive Director of the FinOps Foundation (F2), co-founder of Cloudability (now Apptio Cloudability), and co-author of the book Cloud FinOps. He has spent the last 20 years solving problems with technology, and the last decade working with some of the largest cloud consumers in the world — like GE, Atlassian, Spotify, BP and Uber — helping them design strategies to optimize and analyze their cloud expenditures through technology, culture, and process. He's now VP of FinOps at Apptio and President of the FinOps Foundatio. J.R. has spoken on cloud financial management at multiple AWS re:Invents and dozens of conferences across the US, APAC, UK and EU.
Born in Oregon and raised in Hawaii, J.R. has lived and worked in San Francisco, Barcelona, and London and now resides back in Portland, Oregon, with his wife, Jessica, and son, Oliver. He is the father of eight-year old twin boys, one of whom passed away during the writing of the FinOps book.