HMG Strategy led an extraordinary gathering of Global CIO Executives at the 2014 Washington, D.C. CIO Executive Leadership Summit

May 05, 2014, 19:25 ET from HMG Strategy

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HMG Strategy hosted the 2014 Washington, D.C. CIO Executive Leadership Summit on April 23, 2014, in Association Partnership with the Capital Area Society for Information Management (SIM). The Summit was a phenomenal success that featured some of the most influential and captivating world-class speakers.

Industry luminary speakers at the 2014 Washington, D.C. Summit included Matt Aiello, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles; Dennis Arndt, CTO, RainKing Solutions; Tom Berray, Managing Partner, Cabot Consultants; Jay Ferro, CIO, American Cancer Society; Chris Gates, CIO, Under Armour; Shawn Henry, President, CrowdStrike Services; Peter High, Founder & President, Metis Strategy, LCC; Bruce Hoffmeister, Global CIO, Marriott International, Inc.; Mohamoud Jibrell, VP IT & CIO, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Jeff Kubacki, SVP & CIO, ATK;  Michael Lucas, Global CIO, Hogan Lovells; Robert Lux, CIO, Freddie Mac; Joe Malfesi, VP of Infrastructure Services, Transaction Network Services, Inc.; Gary Marshall, CIO, SunGard Availability Services; Israel Martinez, Senior Managing Partner & President, Axon Global Services; Shane McGee, General Counsel, Global Services and Cloud Solutions, Mandiant, a FireEye Company; Eric McNulty, Director of Research, Harvard's National Preparedness Leadership Initiative; Klaus Meier, EVP Systems & CIO Americas, Schindler Elevator Corporation; Andre Mendes, Director - Global Operations, Broadcasting Board of Governors; Jason Molfetas, CIO, Amtrak; Hunter Muller, President & CEO, HMG Strategy; Harriet Pearson, Partner, Hogan Lovells; Mark Polansky, CIO/Information Technology Officers Practice, Korn Ferry; Chris Pope, Sr. Director Product Management, ServiceNow; Douglas Tracy, SVP & CIO, CSC and Hugo Vasquez, VP Global Technology Solutions, The AES Corporation.

Jay Ferro, CIO, American Cross Society, states, "Today's CIOs are being challenged to deliver innovative solutions for their organizations at an unprecedented pace.  The sharing of thought leadership at the HMG Strategy events is energizing and empowering – and it gives CIOs a huge advantage when they can walk away with real-life examples that can be used to drive their business results.  Some of the brightest technology leaders in the world were assembled at the Washington, D.C. Summit, and the quality and relevance of programming was off the charts.  An investment of time that definitely pays off!"  "It was truly inspirational to see the quality and level of networking.  The thought-leadership was truly world-class, the Summit covered Leadership, Innovation, Transformation, Enterprise Security and The Road Ahead," commented Hunter Muller, President & CEO of HMG Strategy.

Sponsor partners included major organizations such as ServiceNow, Comcast Business, Good Technology, Information Builders, Okta, and Computer Aid, Inc. Other participating strategic partners included Egon Zehnder International, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Russell Reynolds Associates, and Spencer Stuart.

HMG Strategy is building the strongest CIO network on the planet.  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 "Transformation 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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