HMG Strategy, LLC Unveils Series of Dynamic CIO Leadership Events

Nov 13, 2009, 16:34 ET from HMG Strategy, LLC

WESTPORT, Conn., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- HMG Strategy, LLC is planning a series of CIO leadership events over the next several months, which are aimed at connecting world-class IT leaders with C-level executives to discuss the need for the transformational CIO.

HMG Strategy's next event, The CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable, will be held on Dec. 4 at The Metropolitan Club in the Willis Tower in Chicago, IL. The theme is The Transformation Leader - Transforming IT in to a Highly Valued Business Partner. The roundtable is expected to draw more than 150 Chicago-area senior IT leaders and C-level executives. Attendees will have an opportunity to gain unique insights and network with their peers to explore strategies for creating new revenue streams, improving profits and driving business innovation through transformational leadership.

Speakers at the roundtable include Timothy Kasbe, CIO, Sears Holdings Management Corporation; Leslie Jones, Senior Vice President and CIO, Motorola; Mark Jeffery, Director of Technology Initiatives, Center for Research in Technology and Innovation, Kellogg School of Management; Leslie Weber, Senior Vice President and CIO, True Value Company; and Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr., Executive Partner, Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC and former Chairman and CEO, Baxter International, Inc.

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The most recent event, organized by HMG Strategy in partnership with the Fairfield/Westchester chapter of the Society for Information Management, was held on Oct. 27 in Stamford, CT and it drew 300-plus IT leaders from the New York/Tri-State area. Speakers at the 2009 CIO Executive Leadership Summit included Xerox Corp.'s Chairman Anne M. Mulcahy, United States Tennis Association's CIO Larry Bonfante, Technology Economist and Hunter College Professor Emeritus Dr. Howard A. Rubin and Joe Seibert, The New York Times Company's Senior Vice President and CIO.

The conference was sponsored by a collection of blue-chip companies, including IBM; Dell; CSC; redhat and SAS. Strategic partners included Heidrick & Struggles; Korn/Ferry International; Russell Reynolds Associates and Spencer Stuart.

Other upcoming events designed for world-class IT leaders being produced by HMG Strategy include:

Boston - CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable - Dec. 10, 2009

New York - CIO Summit of America - Feb. 8, 2010

San Francisco - CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable - Feb. 16, 2010

Houston - CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable - March 4, 2010

Boston - CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable - March 18, 2010

HMG Strategy, Westport, CT, provides innovative leadership, management and technology thought leadership to CIO/Senior IT executives. Through our CIO Leadership Series, we provide CIOs/Senior IT leaders the opportunity to share knowledge, best practices and access world-class thought leadership from peers and industry leaders. Our thought leadership network interconnects you with the leading business and technology professionals that guide CIO/Senior IT executives with their strategic, operational and career management needs.

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