Cloud Computing Expert Arne Josefsberg Takes Helm as CIO as GoDaddy
Expands Product Portfolio
Josefsberg, a long-time Microsoft veteran, most recently served as Chief Technology Officer at ServiceNow, where he led technology advances and drove expansion of the company’s cloud computing strategy. Having built and operated one of the world’s largest infrastructures at Microsoft, he has a reputation as a strategic technology visionary and innovator.
“GoDaddy’s mission to help small business globally is inspirational, and offers a unique opportunity to build a massively scalable infrastructure that serves our 12 million – and growing – customers,” said Josefsberg. “GoDaddy has the size and scale that allows us to reach a previously under-served customer base, and necessitates a global infrastructure that allows us to serve them seamlessly.”
There are an estimated 28 million small businesses in the U.S. alone1 and 125 million worldwide.2 Of those 28 million, 85 percent of businesses have fewer than five employees. GoDaddy serves more than 12 million customers worldwide, mostly very small businesses looking to grow online.
“As GoDaddy expands our global reach and product portfolio, a world-class and scalable technology infrastructure is critical to our success,” said GoDaddy CEO
Josefsberg will work alongside former colleague
Josefsberg graduated with a Master of Science degree in Engineering Physics at
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