Mr. Godden joined Foundation Medicine in December 2015 as its chief information officer. In this role, Mr. Godden provides expert leadership for the company’s information technology (IT) infrastructure to support its global expansion initiatives. Mr. Godden also provides strategic oversight and creative counsel towards the company’s efforts to develop innovative customer-facing technology and decision support solutions.
Prior to joining Foundation Medicine, Mr. Godden spent more than a decade at Wolters Kluwer (WK), a $4 billion information services and publishing business located in Amsterdam. During his time at WK, Mr. Godden held various roles of increasing responsibility, most recently serving as head of Global Technology Strategy and Chief Architect. In this role, he was responsible for coordination and management of IT strategy across more than 30 global business units, the migration of WK’s core platform to a cloud-based offering, and the creation of a new program management office. Prior to this global role, Mr. Godden served as chief information officer of WK’s Pharma Solutions business where he led a staff of more than 500 individuals globally and established an agile-based development model and culture. Prior to WK, Mr. Godden held senior development positions at JDA Software and Pegasus Solutions.
Mr. Godden holds a BS degree in political science and history from Arizona State University.