2013 Boston CIO Executive Leadership Summit Focuses on Innovation to Drive New Business Value

Jan 29, 2013, 17:21 ET from HMG Strategy, LLC

BOSTON, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The pace of business competition and technology change is at an all-time high.  To succeed in today's market place requires a new approach.  Companies that successfully embrace a culture of innovation are not only surviving, but also thriving.  A major theme for the 2013 Boston HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Summit is how the CIO can be transformational to create a competitive advantage, from building strategic relationships to fostering a culture of innovation.  The summit is being held at the Boston Westin Waterfront on February 13th from 7:00AM-3:00PM.

"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.  "The CIO is uniquely positioned to see across the entire organization.  By championing and driving a culture of innovation, the CIO can facilitate the delivery of new products and/or services for an organization to create new business value.  A transformational CIO is an indispensable asset."

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:  Creating an Innovation Synapse, Leadership Strategies and Transformation – Leading a Culture of Change, Leadership Strategies and Innovation, and The Role of the Modern CIO.

The event's theme is "The Epic Revolution: Leading, Innovating and Transforming in a Connected World." The world-class presenters include:

  • Bill Brown, CIO & SVP/IT and SaaS Operations, Veracode
  • Peter High, Founder and President, Metis Strategy, LLC
  • Lee Anne Howe, VP Information Services, Boston Scientific
  • Ina Kamenz, VP & CIO, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Bill Oates, CIO, City of Boston
  • Ken Piddington, CIO, Global Partners LP
  • Randy Spratt, EVP, CIO & CTO, McKesson Corporation
  • Hank Zupnick, CIO, GE Real Estate

Additional speakers and panelists include:  Matt Aiello, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles; Shawn Banerji, Managing Director, Russell Reynolds Associates; Mike Maffattone, CTO, Harvard Management Company; Anne Margulies, CIO, Harvard University; Mark Polansky, Managing Director, IT Officers Practice, Korn/Ferry International; Tom Stumpek, CIO, Electric Insurance Company; and Brad Whitehall, CTO, WEX, Inc.

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:  Comcast Business Class, Code 42, Okta, QlikTech, ServiceNow, and Adobe.

"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 cathyf@hmgstrategy.com.