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Sunny Gupta

Current Position

Founder, President and CEO, Apptio

Founder & Trustee, Plaksha


University of South Carolina (BS Computer Science)


Sunny is the Founder, President and CEO of Apptio, responsible for company vision, strategic direction, planning and execution. Sunny's enterprise software career spans more than 20 years with roles in general management, strategic marketing, product management and business development. Before founding Apptio, Sunny was Executive VP of Products at Opsware and was responsible for all of Opsware product businesses up to its acquisition by HP for over $1.6 billion. Demonstrating his passion for pioneering innovative solutions to complex enterprise technology problems, Sunny co-founded iConclude and created the IT runbook automation market. Sunny served as the company's CEO, serving customers such as ACS, Alaska Airlines, Glaxo Smith Kline and Halliburton, until its acquisition by Opsware.

Previously, Sunny held senior leadership roles in Products, Business Development and Engineering at Mercury Interactive, Rational Software, and IBM. Sunny earned a BS in Computer Science from the University of South Carolina, was selected as a Top 40 CEOs under 40, and was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year in 2012.