Appirio Inc.

Appirio is a cloud solution provider. It was founded in 2006 and has its offices in U.S. & Japan. It is backed by GGV & Sequoia Capital. Appirio was recognized as one of America’s Most Promising Startups by BusinessWeek & as On-Demand Company of the year by AlwaysOn.

It provides services to mid as well as large size enterprises. The various services of Appirio are:

  1. Cloud Strategy– through this Appirio provides consulting services to firms regarding transformation of their organisation to cloud.
  2. Cloud Migration– this service provides expertise in cloud.
  3. Cloud Development– Appirio provides development services to its customers on platforms such as, Google AppEngine & Amazon Web Service.
  4. Cloud Management-this helps the firms in managing their investments.

The company is currently focussing on converting the sales, marketing, support, finance, HR & collaboration of various firms to cloud with Salesforce CRM & Google Apps.

The products offered by Appirio include:

  1. CloudWorks- it aims at enhancing the productivity of IT services.
  2. Professional Services Enterprise- it is an on-demand solution.


The list of clients of Appirio includes:

  1. Cloud Strategy- Flextronics & RehabCare.
  2. Cloud Application Development- AIG Edison, Avon, Japan Post, Starbucks, Author Solutions etc
  3. SAAS Implementation: Salesforce CRM- ACI, BMC, Carnival, Perceptive Software etc
  4. SAAS Implementation: Google Apps- Avago, Diversey, Genentech etc
  5. Cloud Management- Plantronics
  6. Cloud Technology- Brady Corporation


The partners of Appirio can be classified as strategic partners & solution partners. The prominent partners are:-

  1. Strategic Partners-, Google, Workday & Amazon Web Services.
  2. Solution partners

    1. CloudWorks Partners: Jive Software, D&B, Marketo & Xactly Corporation.
    2. Enterprise Solution Partners: Cast Iron Systems

Top Management

  1. CEO: Chris Barbin
  2. Chief Financial Officer: Jim Emerich
  3. Chief Technical Officer: Glenn Weinstein
  4. Chief Strategy Officer: Narinder Singh

Recent News

  1. March 31, 2011 Appirio launched a series of Cloudworks powered Jive apps which will integrate business information from Salesforce CRM with Jive Social Business Software.
  2. March 21, 2011 Appirio acquires Infowelders, a consultancy. This step is supposed to provide a strong presence to Appirio in Midwest region.
  3. February 14, 2011 Appirio launched CloudSpokes a community where enterprises can interact with cloud experts.

Headquarters: 2207 Bridgepointe Parkway San Mateo, CA 94404
Phone: (650) 268-9911