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Arne Josefsberg, CIO and Chief Infrastructure Officer of

April 04, 2016

Among other topics, Arne discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:

  • Background on GoDaddy’s business
  • Arne’s strategic priorities at GoDaddy for the future
  • International expansion and the role that IT plays in the GoDaddy’s international growth strategy
  • How he has built and organized his team to focus on the global cloud
  • Openstack and how he has focused a large amount of his efforts in that area
  • The launch of a social-minded intranet at GoDaddy
  • How he sees the role of CIO within an organization where everybody has a high level of technology expertise
  • Eye on the Trends: Big Data and Analytics, Security

Arne Josefberg’s Biography

Arne Josefsberg is the Chief Information Officer and Chief Infrastructure Officer of, the world’s largest domain registrar.  In that role, he oversees the company’s international expansion of global cloud infrastructure and information systems.

Prior to joining GoDaddy, Arne held the role of Chief Technology Officer at ServiceNow, an enterprise cloud organization, where he was in charge of driving expansion of the company’s cloud strategy.  He also previously worked at Microsoft for 26 years, eventually rising to the role of General Manager of Window’s Azure Infrastructure, Microsoft’s cloud computing platform.

Arne received his Master of Science Degree in Physics from the Lund Institute of Technology in Sweden.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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