CIO Executive Leadership Series Focuses on Business Success, Value Creation in Southern California

IT Leaders Help Businesses Leverage New Technology for Greater Efficiency, Faster Growth and Higher Profits

Oct 22, 2010, 17:14 ET from HMG Strategy

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CIOs must take leadership roles in strategic transformation projects, or risk being marginalized. That's one of the timely themes on the agenda for the CIO Executive Roundtable at the Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica on Nov. 4.

The high-level, invitation-only event features in-depth presentations and lively panel discussions focused on the evolving role of CIOs in today's swiftly-changing and extremely turbulent markets. The Roundtable, which is expected to draw 100-plus IT leaders, is organized and produced by HMG Strategy and the Southern California Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM).

Visionary CIOs from major global organizations will share their approaches for achieving successful outcomes under transformational business models. Panelists include Mike Benson, EVP & CIO, DIRECTV; Roger Berry, Former SVP & CIO, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts; Scott Cadwalader, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Diligent Partners, LLC; Rick Click, CIO Arcadian Health; Tim Crawford, CIO, All Covered; Sheila Jordan, VP Communication & Collaboration IT, Cisco Systems; and Tony Leng, Managing Partner, Hodge Partners.

"Transformational CIOs lead cultural change and enables the restructuring of essential business processes," said Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy. "We're at the cusp of a new era in which innovation and transformation are creating significant business value. Transformational CIOs are the pivotal change agents in this exciting and dynamic new era."

To view the full agenda for The CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable, please visit

Upcoming HMG Strategy events include:

Phoenix – CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable – January 19, 2011

New York City – CIO Summit of America – January 31, 2011

San Francisco – CIO Executive Leadership Summit – February 22, 2011

Houston – CIO Executive Leadership Summit – March 1, 2011

Boston – CIO Executive Leadership Summit – March 10, 2011

Toronto – CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable – May 5, 2011

Chicago – CIO Executive Leadership Summit – May 13, 2011

New York – CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable – June 9, 2011

Atlanta – CIO Executive Leadership Summit – August 19, 2011

Dallas – CIO Executive Leadership Summit – September 12, 2011

Memphis – Strategy Series for Executives (Summit) – September 22, 2011

Fairfield/Westchester – CIO Executive Leadership Summit – October 24, 2011

Los Angeles – CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable – November 3, 2011

About HMG Strategy

HMG Strategy, LLC provides innovative IT leadership, management and technology support to CIO/Senior IT executives, focusing on the 360-degree needs of the CIO/IT Leader. HMG Strategy's events and services raise thought leadership, knowledge sharing and networking to the highest levels. Based in Westport, Connecticut, HMG Strategy provides access to an international network of more than 8,000 global CIO/Senior IT executives, industry experts and world-class thought leaders.

The CIO Executive Leadership Series offers unique event experiences enabling executives to build relationships with peers and gain the latest insights and best practices for driving increased business value through the use of information technology. Additionally, HMG Strategy's partnership with leading global search firms provides invaluable key insights into the changing role of the CIO in today's modern business environment.

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General Inquiries: Please contact Melissa Marr at 203-460-1924 or via e-mail at

Sponsorship Opportunities: Please contact Hunter Muller at 203-221-2702 or via e-mail at