Sunny Gupta, CEO and co-founder of Apptio, met Finnish business leaders in September in Helsinki together with Sofigate’s top management. Gupta has been one of the Top 40 CEO’s under 40 in the U.S. He founded Apptio in 2007. The company is a global provider of cloud-based applications for IT leaders to manage, plan and optimize their technology investments.

In interview with Sofigate Sunny Gupta emphasizes the importance of managing and monitoring IT expenses in order to create value for businesses. Gupta says that every company is an IT company and digital transformation will determine the success of companies in the future.

Every business leader should understand the cost and the value of IT, and have a cockpit view of IT structures, Gupta says. According to him the digital transformation is in its early stages, so every leader has still a chance to jump on the train.

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