WESTPORT, Conn., July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bolstered by record attendance at its CIO Executive Leadership Summit events through the first half of 2015 and the launch of its Research and Resource Center (RRC) that delivers proprietary research on leadership, innovation, and transformation, HMG Strategy, LLC's momentum is poised to deliver unique experiences for CIOs and IT executives through the second half of 2015.
Through the first six months of 2015, HMG Strategy has hosted 12 regional CIO summits across the U.S. in cities such as Palo Alto, CA; Phoenix, AZ; Boston, MA; Houston, TX; New York, NY; Dallas, TX; Washington, DC; New Brunswick, NJ; Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; and St. Louis, MO.
World-class industry leaders who have presented at these events include Rich Adduci, SVP & CIO, Boston Scientific; Julia Anderson, Former CIO North America & VP Global Applications, H.J. Heinz Company; Kevin Barnes, VP & CIO, E. & J. Gallo Winery; Delaney Bellinger, CIO, EP Energy, L.L.P.; Gunnar Berger, Chief Technology Officer, Citrix; Vic Bhagat, EVP, Enterprise Solutions & CIO, EMC; Chris Boult, CIO, Greyhound Lines, Inc.; David Bray, CIO, Federal Communications Commission; Michael Carper, CIO, RadioShack; Jack Clare, SVP & CIO, Dunkin' Brands; Brook Colangelo, EVP & CTO, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Ted Colbert, CIO, The Boeing Company; Tom Conophy, EVP & CIO, Staples; Vittorio Cretella, CIO, Mars, Incorporated; Mark Dajani, SVP & CIO, Mondelez International; Gary Desai, SVP & CIO, Federal-Mogul Motorparts; Sastry Durvasula, VP, Global Technology Head of Information Management & Digital Capabilities, American Express; Jay Ferro, CIO, American Cancer Society; Mark Frons, Former SVP & CIO, The New York Times Company; Adrian Gardner, CIO, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security; Chris Gates, Former CIO, Under Armour; Tom Greene, CIO, Colgate-Palmolive; Gary Harbison, CISO, Monsanto; Kevin Haskew, SVP & CIO, ON Semiconductor; Patty Hatter, Intel Security and Software IT & CIO, Intel Security Group, Intel Corporation; Shawn Henry, President, CrowdStrike Services; Bruce Hoffmeister, Global CIO, Marriott International, Inc.; Gerard Insall, CIO, Avis Budget Group; Michael Israel, SVP & CIO, Six Flags Entertainment Corporation; Bhushan Ivaturi, CIO – Downstream & Technology Solutions; CIO – Acquisitions & Integrations, GE Oil & Gas; David Jarvis, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Honeywell; Matthew Joe, VP & North American Chief Technology Innovation Officer, Avanade; Nathan Johnson, SVP & CIO, Ports America; Sharon Kaiser, CIO, Head of IT, New England Biolabs; Ina Kamenz, SVP & CIO, Eli Lilly and Company; Timothy Kasbe, COO, Gloria Jeans Company; Sineesh Keshav, Vice President, IT Application Development, Safeway, Inc.; Robert Lux, EVP & CIO, Freddie Mac; Elinor MacKinnon, Managing Director & CIO, Esurance; Kathy McElligott, VP & CIO, Emerson; Howard Melnick, SVP & Global CIO, Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation; Jason Molfetas, EVP & CIO, Amtrak; Keith Morrow, EVP & CIO, Epsilon; Georgia Papathomas, VP & CIO, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals; Filippo Passerini, Former Group President – Global Business Services and CIO, Procter & Gamble; Bill Oates, CIO, Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Doug Rousso, SVP & CTO, CBS Corporation; Diane Schwarz, VP & CIO, Textron; Anup Sharma, Global CIO, GE Oil & Gas; Brian Shield, VP, IT, Boston Red Sox; Brian Simmermon, CIO, Subaru of North America, Inc.; Jeff Smith, Global CIO, IBM; Michael Spandau, SVP Global IT & CIO, Fender Musical Instruments; Patrick Steele, Former Executive VP & CIO, Delta Dental of California; George Surdu, EVP & CTO, Comerica Bank; Jim Swanson, CIO, Monsanto; Susan Swart, CIO, International Monetary Fund; Maurice Tayeh, VP & CIO, McDermott International, Inc.; Ruth Thorpe, VP & US Country Head of IT, Novartis; Stephanie von Friedeburg, Group CIO & VP, IT Solutions, World Bank; Ajay Waghray, CIO, Verizon Enterprise Solutions; and Deanna Wise, EVP & CIO, Dignity Health.
Distinguished partners include Adobe; Appian; Appirio; AppSense; Apptio; Avanade; AT&T; BMC; Box; BravoTECH; Canon Information & Imaging Solutions, Inc.; Cervalis; Citrix; Clearpath Solutions Group; CliQr Technologies; Cloudera; Comcast Business; CommVault; Consolidated Computing Inc.; Datalink; DataStax; Datto; Deloitte; Dell; Delphix; Dropbox for Business; FireEye; Hortonworks; HP; Illumio; Information Builders; Informatica; Jive; Kenandy; MarkLogic; Masergy; Mindtree; Neudesic; New Relic; Okta; PoPin; Pure Storage; Rackspace; Riverbed; SafeNet; The Select Group; ServiceNow; Skyhigh Networks; Softtek; Spectrum Business Enterprise Solutions; Splunk Inc.; Sprint Business; Symantec; Technology Partners; Tidemark; Trace3; Verint; Veris Visalign; Violin Memory; The Windsor Group; Windstream; Workday; xMatters, and Zerto.
"The success of our CIO Executive Leadership Summits is enhanced with the engagement of CIO thought leaders who speak at and attend our events, and with our business partners who support the challenges faced by the modern CIO," said Hunter Muller, HMG Strategy's President and CEO. "We look forward to continuing what has been an incredibly productive dialogue throughout the nine remaining events in 2015."
About HMG Strategy
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 the recently launched Research and Resource Center (RRC) deliver proprietary research on leadership, innovation and transformation. The HMG Strategy global network of more than 80,000 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 changing 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 recently given the distinction by CIO.com as one of "Ten Must-Attend Conferences in 2015."
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