First American CIO to Advise Technology Provider’s Board

July 5, 2011

Larry Godec, senior vice president and chief information officer at First American Title Insurance Company, has been appointed as strategic advisor to Apptio's Board of Directors. In this role, Godec will advise the company on the unique challenges of the evolving CIO role and the strategic development of new solution offerings.

"Larry is a true IT visionary and is widely recognized for his ability to effectively and efficiently manage IT as a business, and deliver unprecedented value to his organization," said Sunny Gupta, co-founder, president and CEO of Apptio. "This addition brings even greater depth to our advisory board as we lead the charge to transform IT through Technology Business Management. With Larry's guidance and insight, Apptio will continue its rich history of growth and success."

Godec has more than 25 years of experience in all facets of information technology. In his current role, Godec oversees strategic architecture and business process management, as well as data center operations. Prior to joining First American Title Insurance Company, Godec held senior technology management positions at Nissan North America and Dr. Pepper/Seven-Up and served as president of Software AG International User Group for two years.

"Apptio has assembled the right mix of people and products to tackle the toughest challenges facing today's CIOs," Godec said. "The company's successful track record speaks to the enormous market opportunity for solutions that enable CIOs to move from a provider of technology components to a strategic business partner. I'm honored to be part of a team that is on the cutting edge of a fast-growing software category."

Apptio is an independent provider of SaaS-based Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions for managing the business of IT.


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