2013 Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit: Leadership, Collaboration, Innovation and Transformation Drive Growth and Value in Connected Global Economy

Jun 07, 2013, 19:39 ET from HMG Strategy

DEARBORN, Mich., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Collaboration and communication are absolutely essential to continuous innovation and business growth in modern connected markets. That is one of the top messages at The 2013 Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit, a full-day powerhouse meeting of world-class IT leaders and executives set for June 18 at the Adoba Dearborn Hotel.

Among the all-star roster of presenters at the event is Don Tapscott, the globally celebrated author and respected advisor on media, technology and innovation. In addition to Mr. Tapscott, featured keynote speakers include:

  • Greg Fell, former CIO of Terex and author of Decoding the IT Value Proposition (Wiley, 2013)
  • Timothy McCabe, SVP & CIO, Delphi
  • Jeffrey Owens, EVP & CTO, Delphi
  • Jacques Panis, President, Shinola
  • George Surdu, EVP & CTO, Comerica Bank

Additional speakers and panelists include: Mamantha Chamarthi, VP & CIO, Consumers Energy; Charlotte Decker, VP & CTO, The Auto Club Group; Bruce Friedman, COO, VisionIT; Kay Fuhrman, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles; John Jones, Director for Talent & Rewards, Towers Watson; Bruce Leidal, CIO, Carestream; Beverly Lieberman, President, Halbrecht Lieberman Associates; Dr. Mark Pettovello, Manager Aviation Data and Integration Architects, GE Aviation; Mark Polansky, Managing Director, IT Officers Practice, Korn/Ferry International; Scott Sandschafer, VP & CIO, Chrysler Group LLC; Vijay Sankaran, Director, Application Development, Ford Motor Company; Andrea Siudara, VP, Information Technology, Delphi; and George Watt, VP Corporate Strategy, CA Technologies.

"The summit features an exceptionally talented array of truly innovative thought leaders, visionaries and highly experienced senior executives, gathering together for the purpose of sharing their insight and experience with the global IT community," said Hunter Muller, President and CEO of HMG Strategy, LLC. "When we share our knowledge, we become stronger and more effective leaders."

Sponsors of the summit include CA Technologies, Comcast Business Class, Code 42 Software, Commvault, Deloitte, Okta, ServiceNow, and xMatters. Strategic Partners include Egon Zehnder International, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn/Ferry International, Russell Reynolds Associates and Spencer Stuart.

"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 executive leadership events."

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 nearly 60,000 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 hunterm@hmgstrategy.com