HMG Strategy Finishes Exceptionally Strong Year, Announces Enhanced 2012 Schedule of High-Impact CIO Executive Leadership Series

Strongest CIO Community in North America Expands to London

Dec 13, 2011, 10:30 ET from HMG Strategy

WESTPORT, Conn., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HMG Strategy, the leading producer of CIO Executive Leadership Summits in North America, surged to another strong finish in Q4 2011, exceeding expectations in a turbulent economy and expanding its 2012 CIO Executive Leadership Series to the United Kingdom.

"We have built the strongest CIO community in North America," said Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy. "The continuing success of our model demonstrates the ongoing need for C-level executive networking events designed expressly for IT leaders across all sectors of the economy. We deliver world-class value based on our thought-leadership, HMG proprietary research, National Advisory Board and events, to create a truly unique value proposition for the IT industry."

In 2011, HMG Strategy held CIO Executive Leadership Summits in major markets including Phoenix, New York, San Francisco, Houston, Boston, Toronto, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Memphis, Greenwich, and Los Angeles. "It's been an amazing year, and I am delighted that we played a key role in helping our sponsors and partners achieve their strategic goals," said Muller.

This year's events featured compelling keynote speakers, panelists and discussion leaders from leading global companies including Avaya, Avon, Boeing, Boston Scientific, Box, Chevron, Cisco, Citigroup, CVS Caremark, Flextronics, Gartner, GE, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Korn/Ferry International, Manulife Financial, McAfee, Procter & Gamble,, Shell Oil, Siemens, Terex, Verizon, VMware, and Workday.

Sponsors included major organizations such as Adobe, AT&T, Box, CA Technologies, CDW, Chateaux Software, Cisco, Citrix Systems, Compuware, CSC, Deloitte, Google, IBM, Informatica, Information Builders, ITKO, Kapow Software, McAfee, Microsoft Corporation, MphasiS, Numara Software, Pegasystems, Polycom, PwC, Red Hat,, Software One, Syntel, Tangoe, Verizon Business, Wipro Technologies, and Workday.

"We have an A-list of strategic partners, including Egon Zehnder International, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn/Ferry International, Russell Reynolds Associates, and Spencer Stuart," said Muller. "This is a unique set of partnerships that genuinely differentiates us from the competition."

The 2012 schedule of HMG Strategy events includes: 

Phoenix, AZ - January 12, 2012

New York, NY - January 30, 2012

Houston, TX - February 9, 2012

Boston, MA - February 15, 2012

San Francisco, CA - March 1, 2012

Dallas, TX - April 2, 2012

New Brunswick, NJ - April 19, 2012

Washington, D.C. - May 3, 2012

Chicago, IL - May 11, 2012

Toronto, Ontario, Canada - May 30, 2012

New York, NY - July,11 2012

Atlanta, GA - August 24, 2012

Memphis, TN - September 20, 2012

Greenwich, CT - October 22, 2012

Los Angeles, CA - November 1, 2012

New York, NY - November 29, 2012

London, UK - December 4, 2012

"We are especially pleased to be presenting an executive-level event in London next year. It really shows how our thought leadership brand has earned global acceptance," said Muller.

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. 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 18,000 CIO/Senior IT executives, industry experts and world-class thought leaders.

Our passion is helping CIOs be transformational executives and leaders. No environment and job changes faster than the role of the CIO. Twenty years ago the role of CIO didn't even exist, and today it is one of the most important hires a CEO and Board makes. At HMG Strategy, we focus on providing CIOs with the leadership strategies, resources, and services you need to make IT a strategic differentiator for your company, make yourself strategic to your C-suite peers, and make the connections you need to accelerate your career.

Through our thought leadership, research, and events we engage the most active CIO community in North America. With a network of over 18,000 CIO/ Senior IT executives, we are the fastest growing CIO community in North America.

Our CIO Summits are a favorite among CIOs and IT leaders. In a professional and relaxed setting CIOs network and share real world experiences. Our events are also a great opportunity for CIOs to build relationships and get insight from the top CIO search firms. For more information please visit our website at