Anita Klopfenstein, chief information officer at Detroit-based Little Caesars, has been named to Industry Era’s Top Chief Information Officers of 2020. Industry Era is a technology magazine.
Klopfenstein has more than 25 years of experience managing profitable information technology departments. She has developed software products and leadership in internet, enterprise, and manufacturing operations.
“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, president and CEO of the pizza chain. “She is always looking for exceptional talent to grow the world-class IT team she has built.”
She joined Little Caesars three years ago and has spearheaded an award-winning online ordering app and the Pizza Portal, a heated, self-service order pickup station. She also enhanced the company’s digital strategies to improve customer experience and enhance the work environment for team members.
“I’m honored to be named one of the top CIOs, and so proud to have the support of my incredible team,” Klopfenstein says. “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.”
Little Caesars was founded by Mike and Marian Ilitch in 1959. It has stores in all 50 states and 27 countries and territories.