SAN JOSE, Calif., May 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apigee® (Nasdaq:APIC), developer of an intelligent API platform for digital business, today launched CIO Upload, a new podcast series focused on enabling digital innovation. Through interviews with technology leaders at top corporations, listeners will learn about best practices, challenges and key take-aways for meeting the demands of today's evolving digital world. The bi-weekly podcast series kicks off today, with the first episode available online and in the iTunes store.
The growth in mobile, big data and cloud technologies is shifting the dynamics in virtually every industry, driving the convergence of the digital and physical worlds, and changing customer expectations and behavior. The 30-minute CIO Upload podcast episodes are designed to highlight the journeys and best practices of digital pioneers who are in the trenches of addressing the challenges of digital transformation head-on everyday.
First U.S. CTO is the First Guest on CIO Upload
The first episode of CIO Upload features Aneesh Chopra, the first CTO of the United States and co-founder and executive vice president of Hunch Analytics. In the podcast, Chopra discusses some of the challenges CIOs face in today's digital economy, the importance of open source technologies in the public and private sectors, and his experience serving as CTO under the Obama administration.
Upcoming guests on the show include:
- Brian Lillie, CIO of Equinix
- Jerry Wolfe, CEO of Vivanda and former CIO of McCormick
- Stuart Hughes, CTO of Laterooms.com
- Madeleine Fackler, former CIO of Johnson & Johnson's Consumer Group of Companies
- Erez Yarkoni, CIO of Telstra Corp.
- Carole McCluskey, former CIO of Outerwall, Inc.
- Ingrid-Helen Arnold, CIO of SAP
- Irv Shapiro, CEO and CIO of DialogTech
- Alex Castro, CTO of Appirio
Greg Brail, Apigee's chief architect and a 20-year veteran of the technology industry, hosts each CIO Upload episode. Brail has played a key role in developing technology and providing technology strategy at Apigee, as it has evolved to a company that enables organizations of all sizes to become digital businesses using APIs. Brail is also a trained journalist, and he co-authored the O'Reilly book "APIs: A Strategy Guide."
CIO Upload episodes are available by downloading the CIO Upload app from the IOS App store or at http://cioupload.com/. For questions and comments, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet at @CIOUpload.
Apigee (Nasdaq:APIC) provides an intelligent API platform for digital business acceleration. Many of the world's largest organizations select Apigee to enable their digital business, including 20 of the Fortune 100, five of the top 10 Global 2000 retail brands, and six of the top 10 global telecommunications companies. Apigee customers include global enterprises such as Walgreens, eBay, Burberry, Shell, Live Nation, and First Data. Apigee is headquartered in San Jose, California and has over 400 employees worldwide.
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