DETROIT, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As business markets undergo seismic changes, CIOs face a new mandate for becoming CEOs of technology and collaborating with the C-suite to set the strategic course for the enterprise. The courageous leadership that CIOs must exhibit in the new world order will be the focal point of the 2016 Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit, produced by HMG Strategy to be held on June 9, 2016 at the Westin Book Cadillac Detroit.
"In a world where businesses and markets are facing constant upheaval, business as usual simply doesn't cut it anymore," said Hunter Muller, HMG Strategy's President and CEO. "The CIO needs to demonstrate a willingness to challenge the status quo and offer bold new approaches for winning in the 21st Century economy."
The Detroit summit will get underway with a celebrated panel of IT leaders who will explore the mindset that's needed by CIOs to display courageous leadership. Other inspiring sessions will focus on future trends that will impact the enterprise; a new range of performance that's required from CIOs in a world of accelerated change; leadership in highly-disruptive times; a digital series from Silicon Valley luminaries highlighting the emerging technologies CIOs should know about; a case study on digital transformation being driven by the Williams Martini Formula 1 racing team; and the future role of the digital technology leader.
Distinguished speakers participating at the Detroit summit will include Renee Arrington, Senior Vice President, Pearson Partners International, Inc.; Colin Boyd, VP & CIO, Joy Global; David Bruno, Managing Director, ZRG Partners, LLC; Mamatha Chamarthi, VP & CIO, ZF TRW; David Decker, CIO and VP IT, Automotive Experience, Johnson Controls; Johnny Dranchak, CTO, CoreTech App Studio, GE; Thomas Farrington, EVP & CIO, Perrigo Company; Kay Fuhrman, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles; Graeme Hackland, CIO, Williams F1 Team; Dennis Hodges, CIO, Inteva Products LLC; Kim Ingram, Executive Director/CIO, Wayne Regional Education Services Agency; Steven John, CIO, Ameripride Services; Beverly Lieberman, President, Halbrecht Lieberman Associates; Christopher Mandelaris, Chief Information Security and Risk Officer, Talmer Bank; Israel Martinez, Chairman & CEO, Axon Global; Anshul Pande, CTO, ProMedica; Pat Petersen, CTO, Ally Financial, Inc.; Matt Peterson, SVP & CIO, Delphi; Mark Polansky, Senior Partner, CIO/IT Officers Practice, Korn Ferry; Viren Shah, CIO, Masco Cabinetry; Raj Vingh, EVP & CIO, FordDirect; Maurice Stebila, CISO, HARMAN International Industries, Inc.; George Surdu, EVP & CTO, Comerica Bank; and Bob Tapscott, Management Consultant, The Tapscott Group.
Sponsor partners for the summit will include Avanade, Info-Tech Research Group, CenturyLink, Comcast Business, Gemalto, Jive, MapR, OpenText, Pure Storage, ServiceNow, Splunk Inc., and Vormetric Data Security.
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 150,000 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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