WESTPORT, Conn., June 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HMG Strategy, LLC, the world's foremost CIO network of 150,000 though leaders and executives, is privileged to have recently honored Ted Colbert, CIO & SVP, Information & Analytics, The Boeing Company, with an HMG Strategy 2016 Transformational CIO Leadership Award.
These annual awards recognize the top-performing Chief Information/Innovation/Technology Officers who have excelled in Leadership, Innovation, Transformation, Industry Give-Back, Management of Extreme Growth, and Legacy Leadership. CIOs that are selected for their outstanding achievements are based on a culmination of numerous meetings, interviews, and conversations conducted by Hunter Muller, President and CEO of HMG Strategy, and his team throughout the year.
"To succeed in today's rapidly-changing business environment, extraordinary CIOs must build trusting business relationships, partner with the world, and act courageously," said Muller. "Recipients of The HMG Strategy 2016 Transformational CIO Leadership Awards such as Ted Colbert embody the traits that are needed among CIOs to flourish in today's dynamic business climate."
Colbert was presented with The HMG Strategy 2016 Transformational CIO Leadership Award at HMG Strategy's recent 2016 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit, which took place on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at The Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. "One of the biggest challenges we face as technology leaders is finding ways to renovate core systems of record in our companies while supporting and driving innovation," said Colbert. "There are huge opportunities out there, but you have to be willing to lean into them – it takes courage, and the willingness to challenge yourself, your business partners, your team, and sometimes the entire ecosystem."
Previous recipients of The HMG Strategy 2016 Transformational CIO Leadership Awards include Stephen Gold, EVP Business and Technology Operations and CIO, CVS Health; Patty Hatter, VP/GM – Security & Software Group IT and CIO – Intel Security, Intel Corporation; Jason Molfetas, EVP & CIO, Amtrak; Jeff Smith, CIO, Transformation and Operations, IBM; and Jim Swanson, CIO, Monsanto. Kathy McElligott, EVP, CIO & CTO, McKesson Corporation, will receive her award at the 2016 Palo Alto CIO Executive Leadership Summit in Palo Alto, CA on August 18, 2016.
For more information about The HMG Strategy Transformational CIO Awards, click here.
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HMG Strategy is the world's foremost provider of pioneering networking events and thought leadership to support the 360-degree needs of the CIO/IT leader. Our regional CIO Executive Leadership Series, newsletters, authored books, and Research and Resource Center (RRC) deliver proprietary research on leadership, innovation, transformation, and career ascent. The HMG Strategy global network of over 150,000 senior IT executives, industry experts and world-class thought leaders is the strongest, most trusted network of executives. Additionally, our partnerships with the world's leading search firms provide vital insights into the evolving role of the CIO.
The HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Series offers a completely unique experience for IT executives to gain the latest insights and best practices for driving increased business value through the use of IT, and build invaluable relationships with peers and industry experts. HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Summits were given the distinction by CIO.com as one of "Ten Must-Attend Conferences in 2015." HMG Strategy has a growing expanse of thought leadership housed on their open digital platform known as the 'Research & Resource Center.' The company's 'Transformational CIO Blog' was recently recognized by CDW's BizTech Magazine as one of "50 Must-Read IT Blogs 2015."
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