PALO ALTO, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HMG Strategy, the leading producer of CIO Executive Leadership Summits, hosted the 2014 San Francisco CIO Executive Leadership Summit on March 20, 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto, where the final four Transformational CIO awards were presented. Earlier in the year they were presented at the Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit and the CIO Summit of America in New York City.
"This year's honorees represent an elite group of the top performing IT leaders who have excelled in their roles," said Hunter Muller, President and CEO of HMG Strategy. "I am thrilled to recognize them for their talent, experience and expertise, as well as their engagement in the HMG Strategy CIO network of more than 70,000 global executives."
The annual Transformational CIO Leadership Awards honor top performing Chief Information/Innovation/Technology Officers who have excelled in Leadership, Innovation, Transformation, Industry Give-Back, Management of Extreme Growth and Legacy Leadership. The awards are based on extensive in-depth research conducted over the course of numerous meetings, interviews and conversations with Hunter Muller and the HMG Strategy team. The 2014 award winners are:
Ramon Baez, SVP & Global CIO, HP
Ashwin Ballal, Ph.D., VP &, CIO, KLA-Tencor Corporation
Roger Gurnani, EVP & CIO, Verizon
Bruce Hoffmeister, Global CIO, Marriott International, Inc.
Hunter Jones, VP & Division GM, Drilling Systems, Cameron
Timothy McCabe, SVP & CIO, Delphi
Janet Sherlock, SVP & CIO, Carter's
Deanna Wise, EVP & CIO, Dignity Health
While accepting the award at the recent Summit, winners reflected on their experience as a transformational leader. Ramon Baez, SVP & Global CIO of HP noted, "These awards are not for individuals, they are about the teams that we are honored to lead."
"The summit and the awards demonstrate the strategic relevance of the modern CIO as a transformational leader and indispensable corporate officer," said Hunter. "From my perspective, the message is crystal clear: The CIO/IT leader is absolutely critical to the long term success of modern companies."
About HMG Strategy
HMG Strategy 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 70,000 CIO/Senior IT executives, industry experts and world-class thought leaders. For more information about HMG Strategy and its unique portfolio of CIO/IT leadership resources, visit www.hmgstrategy.com or contact Hunter Muller at 203-221-2702 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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