Anita Klopfenstein, Chief Information Officer at Little Caesars, has been named to Industry Era’s Top Chief Information Officers of 2020.
Industry Era, a technology magazine which brings the latest news, inspiration, and motivation to the world’s most pre-eminent organizations and budding entrepreneurs, uses a rigorous selection process to hand-pick the top CIOs, filtering through from a diverse pool of leaders in various prominent organizations.
Klopfenstein has more than 25 years of successful experience managing profitable information technology departments. In highly competitive markets and within the quick service restaurant industry, she is known for her track record of developing software products and leadership in internet, enterprise and manufacturing operations. Prior to joining Little Caesars, Klopfenstein was most recently overseeing consumer systems product development and commerce and marketing systems integration.
Since beginning her tenure at Little Caesars three years ago, Klopfenstein has transformed IT in both the company and the pizza industry. By using innovations such as an award-winning online ordering app and the Pizza Portal, a heated, self-service order pickup station, she has enhanced Little Caesars digital strategies, providing world-class customer experiences and enhancing the environment for crew members in the stores.
“Anita has been an invaluable member of the Little Caesars team, is an exceptional CIO, and under her leadership, we are supported by a world-class IT department,” says Dave Scrivano, Little Caesars President and CEO. “She is always looking for exceptional talent to grow the world-class IT team she has built.”
By leveraging technology industry leaders, as well as top IT recruits and colleagues, Klopfenstein has ensured that IT at Little Caesars is a trailblazing force, always looking for leading-edge technology and ideas.
“I’m honored to be named one of the top CIOs, and so proud to have the support of my incredible team. It’s an exciting time to be in IT at Little Caesars – we are working with new technologies to benefit our customers and franchisees, and we’re partnering with top companies to execute those cutting-edge innovations,” says Klopfenstein. “I encourage both customers and those in the IT industry to keep watching Little Caesars.”