Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit Poised to Address "The Big Shift" in Today's New Customer-Centric Driven Economy

Jun 09, 2014, 17:48 ET from HMG Strategy

DETROIT, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HMG Strategy, a leader in helping CIOs become transformational business executives, will be presenting the 2014 Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit on June 17, 2014 at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel. Focusing on the timely theme of The Big Shift: Leadership, Innovation, and Transformation in a Customer-Centric Economy, keynote presentations, panel discussions and a unique 'Innovate Detroit Roadshow' session will address the enormous change in the way that technology drives innovation in our interconnected digital economy.

"CIOs must take a pro-active role in leading 'The Big Shift' across the enterprise. Our eco-system of proprietary research, industry experts and thought leadership offers IT leaders the strategies to succeed in this new environment," says Hunter Muller, President and CEO of HMG Strategy, LLC. 

The summit will allow individuals to engage with top-level executives in an intimate atmosphere, expand their network of peers, and learn what leading companies are doing to innovate and transform their business. The opening keynote will be delivered by Peter High, President & CEO of Metis Strategy, on the Customer Experience Centric CIO. High's presentation will provide examples of companies that have succeeded and of companies that have failed in this new environment, providing lessons on how to emulate the former and avoid the pitfalls of the latter.

World-class speakers include Judy Asher, Director, IT Research & Innovation, Ford Motor Company; Steve Baker, IT Director, DTE Energy; Martin Bally, Senior Manager, Global Information Security, TRW; Linda Ban, Global C-Suite Study Program Director, IBM; Chris Bishop, VP, Global Services and Support, Plex Systems, Inc.; Colin Boyd, CIO, Johnson Controls; David Carroll, VP, Quicken Loans; Doug Copley, Director and Chief Information Security, Beaumont Health System; Juman Doleh-Alomary, IT Audit Director, Wayne State University; Greggory Garrett, CEO & Managing Director, CGS Advisors LLC; Linglong He, CIO, Quicken Loans; Peter High, Founder & President, Metis Strategy, LLC; Dennis Hodges, CIO, Inteva Products LLC; Lisa Katz, Executive Director, Workforce Intelligence Network; Bruce Leidal, CIO, Carestream; Israel Martinez, Senior Managing Partner & President, Axon Global Services; Timothy McCabe, SVP & CIO, Delphi; Rahul Misra, Director Business Development Aha Cloud Services, Harman International; Hunter Muller, President & CEO, HMG Strategy, LLC; Leon Nash, Principal, Deloitte & Touche; Gregory Ryan, Senior Director Corporate Planning, Canon Information & Imaging Solutions, Inc.; George Surdu, EVP & CTO, Comerica Bank; Glenn Weinstein, CTO, Appirio; Sean Wessman, Senior Manager, Advisory Practice, Ernst & Young; and Tony Zingale, Chairman and CEO, Jive Software.

Sponsor partners include major organizations IBM, Jive, Appirio, Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Hewlett-Packard, Adobe, Okta, ServiceNow, xMatters, Comcast Business, Crisply, Deloitte, Re-Source Partners, SafeNet, and Workday. Strategic partners include Egon Zehnder, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Russell Reynolds Associates, and Spencer Stuart.

About HMG Strategy

HMG Strategy, LLC is the leading 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. HMG 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 70,000 global CIO/Senior IT executives, industry experts and world class thought leaders.

HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Series offers a unique event experience 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 the world's leading search firms provides invaluable insights for career ascent and into the changing role of the CIO.

Annually, HMG Strategy recognizes top performing CIOs who have excelled in innovation, leaderships skills, transformation, and legacy leadership by awarding the "Transformational CIO Executive Leadership Awards." 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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