LONDON, Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Globalization and digital disruption have ushered in an era of unprecedented business volatility. The dynamic mindset CIOs must embrace to lead with courage and drive innovation in uncertain times will power the discussion at the 2016 London CIO Executive Leadership Summit. The summit will be produced by HMG Strategy, in association partnership with the BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT, and held on October 20, 2016 at the Four Seasons London at Park Lane.
"The accelerated pace of change in business is forcing leadership to become more adaptable and fluid in response to growing complexity and volatility," said Hunter Muller, HMG Strategy's President & CEO. "To help the business compete in the digital age, CIOs need to assume a courageous posture to challenge the status quo and drive innovation to position the business for future success."
The London summit will open with a riveting panel discussion on the new and dynamic mindset that CIOs must take on to lead with courage to drive innovation with panelists Dave Roberts, CIO, Radius Payment Solutions; David Smoley, CIO, AstraZeneca; Craig Walker, VP & CIO Shell Downstream, Shell International Petroleum Company; David Wilde, CIO, Essex County Council; and moderator Bill Limond, Former CIO, National Health Insurance Co., Qatar Supreme Council of Health.
Other captivating topics at the London conference will include emerging security risks that threaten the enterprise; digital interviews with Silicon Valley VIPs that reveal the top trends and innovative technologies that IT leaders need to know; the leadership traits needed by CIOs to succeed in a world of accelerated change; and the leadership, innovation, and transformation strategies that are enabling successful IT leaders to expand the CIO role to drive innovation and grow the business.
Other honored speakers participating at the London summit will include Gavin Colman, Partner, Global Technology & Services Practice, Heidrick & Struggles; Tim Cook, Managing Director, Russell Reynolds Associates; Kevin Haskew, SVP & CIO, ON Semiconductor; John Iannarelli, Former Senior Executive Advisor, FBI; Alan McHugh, U.S. Embassy London; Yuri Misnik, Global Head of Digital IT, Digital CIO, HSBC; Hunter Muller, President & CEO, HMG Strategy, LLC; Sven Petersen, Partner, Egon Zehnder International; John Raucci, Director of Investigations, National Football League; Bernadette Rotolo, Group VP, Global Head of Solutions Delivery Management, Adecco Group; Kevin Sealy, Senior Client Partner; EMEA & UK CIO Practice Head, Korn Ferry; Ilona Simpson, CIO in Residence, Senior Advisor and Venture Partner, Ariadne Capital; and Tony Wright, Managing Director, AM WRIGHT Associates Ltd.
Partners for the summit include BCS, Darktrace and appOrbit. Strategic Partners include Egon Zehnder, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Russell Reynolds Associates, and Spencer Stuart. The Research partner for this year's summit series is Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
About HMG Strategy
HMG Strategy is the world's foremost provider of pioneering networking events and thought leadership to support the 360-degree needs of the CIO/IT leader. Our regional CIO Executive Leadership Series, newsletters, authored books, and Research and Resource Center (RRC) deliver proprietary research on leadership, innovation, transformation, and career ascent. The HMG Strategy global network of over 200,000 senior IT executives, industry experts and world-class thought leaders is the strongest, most trusted network of executives. Additionally, our partnerships with the world's leading search firms provide vital insights into the evolving role of the CIO.
The HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Series offers a completely unique experience for IT executives to gain the latest insights and best practices for driving increased business value through the use of IT, and build invaluable relationships with peers and industry experts. HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Summits were given the distinction by CIO.com as one of "Ten Must-Attend Conferences in 2015." HMG Strategy has a growing expanse of thought leadership housed on their open digital platform known as the 'Research & Resource Center.' The company's 'Transformational CIO Blog' was recently recognized by CDW's BizTech Magazine as one of "50 Must-Read IT Blogs 2015."
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