HOUSTON, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The playbook for the CIO has changed. Technology disruptors are becoming a new standard to drive business growth. Unprecedented opportunities can also mean new IT security risks. So how do you create a flexible secure IT experience to meet the demands and expectations the consumerization of IT has caused? This will be one of the questions addressed at the HMG Strategy 2013 Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit being held at the Norris Conference Centers – Houston /CityCentre.
"The global economy with the rapid changes and developments in IT is creating an epic revolution for today's CIO," said Hunter Muller, President and CEO of HMG Strategy, LLC. "To harness these opportunities to drive unprecedented business value, the CIO must provide leadership with the right balance of innovation to create the new enterprise architecture and the new playbook for the modern CIO."
This summit provides a great opportunity to learn, to network with peers, and to experience pioneering thought leadership from some of the best and brightest minds in the industry. Keynotes, executive briefings, and panel discussions will focus on: Leading, Building and Delivering a Shared Services Organization, Leadership Strategies and Innovation, The New Enterprise Architecture, FBI Cyber Security: The Facts & Best Practices, The Role of the Modern CIO, and The New CIO Manifesto – A Playbook for Success.
The event's theme is "The Epic Revolution: Leading, Innovating and Transforming in a Connected World." The world-class presenters include:
- Delaney Bellinger, CIO, EP Energy L.L.P.
- Puneet Bhasin, SVP & CIO, Waste Management, Inc. and President, WM Logistics
- Twila Day, SVP & CIO, Sysco Corporation
- Chris Gates, CIO, GE Lighting
- Special Agent Angela Haun, InfraGard Coordinator, FBI Houston Division
- Hunter Jones, VP Enterprise Services & CIO, Cameron
- Mike Perroni, VP, IT, Weatherford
- Stephen Reny, SVP, Market Development, Autonomy, an HP Company
- Anup Sharma, Global CIO, GE Oil & Gas
- Special Agent William Weaver, FBI Houston Division
Additional speakers and panelists include: Trent Aulbaugh, Consultant, Egon Zehnder International; Magesh Bagavathi, Infrastructure Solutions Leader, GE Oil & Gas; Thomas Cahill, Director of Global Information Technology, FMC Technologies, Inc.; Richard Davis, Director, IT – Boundary Applications Lead, KBR; Kay Fuhrman, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles; Terry Janis, Houston Market IT Director, Dell Services – Tenet Healthcare Account; Steven Kendrick, President, KER Partners, LLC; Roberta Kowalishin, VP, Web Technology & CIO, Hearst Newspapers; Tony Milbut, PMP, Director, IT Enterprise Operations and Support, Cameron; Mark Polansky, Managing Director, IT Officers Practice, Korn/Ferry International; Maurice Tayeh, VP and CIO, McDermott International; G. Patrick Thompson, Jr., Executive Vice President Administration & CIO, Amedisys; Annika Tycer, Executive Director, Russell Reynolds Associates; and Paul Yust, VP & CIO, Common Sense IT Leadership, LLP.
HMG Strategy, LLC, provides exceptional leadership, innovation, transformational strategies along with a global community to drive the success of CIO and IT leaders. Sponsors for the Houston summit include: HP, Jive, TSA, Avanade, Code 42, CommVault, Okta, Rackspace, ServiceNow, and BravoTECH. The philanthropic partner is Genesys Works, and the Associate partner is Houston chapter of the Society for Information Management.
"We are building the strongest CIO community on the planet," said Mr. Muller. "We deliver world-class value for the IT industry through our thought-leadership, proprietary research, International Advisory Board, and our CIO Executive Leadership Summits."
About HMG Strategy
HMG Strategy, LLC is a leading global provider of innovative IT leadership, management and technology support to CIO/Senior IT executives by focusing on the 360-degree needs of the CIO/IT Leader. Our events and services raise thought leadership, knowledge sharing and networking to the highest level. HMG Strategy provides access to an international network of more than 50,000 CIO/Senior IT executives, industry experts and world-class thought leaders. For more information about HMG Strategy and its unique portfolio of IT leadership resources, visit www.hmgstrategy.com or contact Cathy Fell at 203-221-2702 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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