2014 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit Tackles "The Big Shift" to Drive Unprecedented Business Value

IT Executives from Leading Companies Gather to Share Thought Leadership to Drive Business Value in Today's Customer-Centric Economy

May 12, 2014, 14:07 ET from HMG Strategy

CHICAGO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HMG Strategy will be presenting the 2014 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit on May 13, 2014 at The Palmer House Hilton, in Association Partnership with the Chicago Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM). This event will bring together some of the most influential and forward-thinking IT leaders in the world to share their personal experience, knowledge, and strategies.

The summit will address The Big Shift: Leadership, Innovation and Transformation in a Customer-Centric Economy. "With technologies like social, mobile, analytics, and cloud computing, there is a new found focus on the customer.  Large growth will come from the companies that successfully leverage these technologies to drive innovation around customer experiences and services.  This summit will address the significant role information technology plays in driving this growth and the leadership strategies needed to succeed," said Hunter Muller, HMG Strategy's CEO. 

World-class speakers will include Patricia Anderson, CTO, Rewards Network; Snehal Antani, CIO, Commercial Distribution Finance and Chief Architect & CIO, Enterprise Architecture, GE Capital Americas; Renee Arrington, Senior Vice President, Pearson Partners International, Inc.; Christine Atkins, Principal, Atkins & Cameron Consulting LLC; Scot Berkey, Managing Director, FullPeak, LLC; Alwin Brunner, SVP & CIO, Knowledge Management, Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.; John Foley, Founder and CEO, John Foley, Inc.; Mark Griesbaum, SVP – Business Operations, TCS Education Systems; John Hill, CIO, Veyance Technologies, Inc.; Michael Kennaugh, VP IT, United Continental Holdings; Robert Kress, Executive Director, Global IT Audit, Accenture; Israel Martinez, Senior Managing Partner & President, Axon Global Services; Hunter Muller, President & CEO, HMG Strategy, LLC; Mark Polansky, CIO/Information Technology Officers Practice, Korn Ferry; Gregory Ryan, Senior Director Corporate Planning, Canon Information & Imaging Solutions, Inc.; Sanjib Sahoo, CTP, TradeMONSTER; Yvonne Scott, CIO, Crowe Horwath LLP; Eric Sigurdson, CIO Practice Leader, Russell Reynolds Associates; Preston Simons, Vice President, Information Technology & CIO, Abbott Laboratories; Don Tapscott, Author, Speaker and Advisor, Media, Technology and Innovation; and Jim Wisnionski, Division President and Corporate CIO, SourceLink.

Sponsor Partners for the Summit include Canon, Comcast Business, Adobe, Kenandy, Neudesic, Okta, TIBCO, xMatters, and FlexPrint. Strategic Partners include Egon Zehnder, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Russell Reynolds Associates, and Spencer Stuart.

The HMG Strategy ecosystem is helping the modern day CIO drive new innovative business value. HMG facilitates connections and thought leadership to elevate the role of the CIO/IT Executive.  Yearly, HMG Strategy recognizes top performing Chief Information/Innovation/Technology Officers who have excelled in innovation, leaderships skills, transformation, and legacy leadership through the "Transformational CIO Leadership Awards."  These awards are based on extensive in-depth research conducted over the course of multiple conversations and interviews with Hunter Muller and the HMG Strategy team.  These awards demonstrate the critical relevance of the modern-day CIO as an innovative leader.  Insights from these conversations are shared in HMG Strategy's weekly newsletter.

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