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CIOs and IT leaders who attend our CIO conferences come away with:

  • Personal connections with other CIOs
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  • Real-world insight and candid assessments of the latest technology trends and IT innovations

Our CIO Summits are world-class and the best place for CIOs and their teams to connect and learn from peers and industry luminaries.

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2015 Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2015 Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit
January 15, 2015


The opening keynote was presented by Shawn Henry, President of CrowdStrike Services, who addressed the heightened security threats facing businesses and how the use of actionable intelligence can be used to mitigate these risks. The afternoon keynote was delivered by Sastry Durvasula, Sathish Muthukrishnan, and Tom Verutes of American Express, who shared opportunities for harnessing data-driven capabilities across the enterprise.

2015 Global Innovation Summit
2015 Global Innovation Summit
January 13, 2015


The opening keynote was delivered by Ramón Baez, SVP & Global CIO at HP. Panel discussions explored how pioneering IT leaders are expanding the CIO role by creating transformational strategies that are enabling their organizations to reshape markets and generate new revenue streams. Associated panels examined future trends that will impact the enterprise and best practices for evaluating technology startups.

2014 Financial Services CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 Financial Services CIO Executive Leadership Summit
December 9, 2014


The most successful CIO/ IT Leaders in the Financial Services industry gathered for this unique opportunity to network with peers and hear insights from leading industry luminaries. Keynote Dr. Howard Rubin opened the afternoon with the "Top Ten Things You Need to Know About Technology Economics, Banking, and Financial Services Sector Patterns and Trends."

2014 Southern California Global CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 Southern California Global CIO Executive Leadership Summit
November 20, 2014


Featured speakers included Frank Capek of Customer Innovations, Paul Brody of the IBM Industry Academy, former FBI Agent Shawn Henry, and Frank Palase and Rasesh Patel of DIRECTV, among others. The event was held at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach.

2014 Minneapolis CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 Minneapolis CIO Executive Leadership Summit
November 5, 2014


Centered around the topical theme of The Big Shift: Leadership, Innovation, and Transformation in a Customer-Centric Economy, this breakthrough Minneapolis summit addressed how ever-changing business conditions and massive technology shifts are provoking savvy CIOs to recalculate their approaches to strategic leadership.

2014 Greenwich CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 Greenwich CIO Executive Leadership Summit
October 21, 2014


Featured opening speakers for the summit included Whitfield Diffie, the “Father of Modern Cryptography,” and Shawn Henry, President of CrowdStrike Services, as they shared the evolution of security and their visions for the future of cyber security. Closing keynote speaker David Pogue spoke on "Disruptive Tech" and his notoriety includes conducting on Broadway, hosting the TV show, and tech writing for the New York Times and Yahoo.

2014 San Diego CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 San Diego CIO Executive Leadership Summit
October 16, 2014


Themes of this year's San Diego CIO Executive Leadership Summit included but were not limited to The Customer Experience Centric CIO;  Envisioning the Modern Day Enterprise and Identifying Future Trends That Will Impact the Enterprise;  The Future of Work - Creating a Culture of Engaged Employees Through Technology;  and The Future of the CIO Role. HMG Strategy and SIM San Diego were Association Partners in producting the annual summit.

2014 Denver CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 Denver CIO Executive Leadership Summit
September 23, 2014


The 2nd annual Denver CIO Executive Leadership Summit featured presentations from leading-edge companies and executives in the Denver Metro Area. Presenting partner speakers Jay Anderson, CIO of ServiceNow, and Russ McGuire, VP of Corporate Strategy at Sprint, both delivered top-notch thought leadership solutions for today's CIO in the modern day enterprise.  

2014 London Global CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 London Global CIO Executive Leadership Summit
September 12, 2014


The debut London Global CIO Executive Leadership Summit proved to be a huge success, opening strong with Intel CIO Kimberly Stevenson delivering keynote "Disrupt of Be Disrupted." Other speakers from companies such as Channel 4, Avnet, Fujitsu, Gloria Jeans Company, BP, ON Semi, Tullow Oil pcl, and Jaguar Land Rover drove the world-class agenda throughout the day, while CIO David Smoley of AstraZeneca closed the summit with an interview on "Developing Strategic Leadership."

2014 San Francisco CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 San Francisco CIO Executive Leadership Summit
August 28, 2014


This summit addressed Leading, Innovating and Winning in the Digital Marketplace. “Today’s CIO must reduce the bottom line while driving top line growth.  A key component of top line growth is continually innovating while shifting the company’s focus to exceed customer expectations,” explained Hunter Muller, President and CEO of HMG Strategy. 

2014 Atlanta CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 Atlanta CIO Executive Leadership Summit
August 19, 2014


Jay Ferro, CIO of the American Cancer Society, stated, “Today’s CIOs are being challenged to deliver innovative solutions for their organizations at an unprecedented pace.  The sharing of thought leadership at this HMG Strategy event 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.” 

2014 Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit
June 17, 2014


The 2nd annual Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit featured speakers such as Linda Ban, Global C-suite Program Director at IBM and Tony Zingale, Chairman and CEO of Jive Software. During the Innovate Detroit Roadshow, attendees attended five different focus sessions - all with a common theme of innovation in Detroit.

2014 Toronto CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 Toronto CIO Executive Leadership Summit
May 29, 2014


The 2014 Toronto CIO Executive Leadership Summit successfully gathered IT leaders from the greater Toronto area to discuss new business models for competitive advantage. Mike McCaughey of Celestica delivered a world-class presentation on Leveraging IT Innovation to Enable Business Transformation, incorporating systems, analytics and a customer-centric approach to the overall customer experience.  

2014 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit
May 13, 2014


The 2014 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit was a huge success, with keynote and futurist Don Tapscott opening the day with the emerging requirements for leadership in today's age of networked intelligence. The afternoon continued with former Blue Angel Pilot John Foley, who discussed reaching excellence with Blue Angel methodology as a model.

2014 New Jersey CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 New Jersey CIO Executive Leadership Summit
May 8, 2014


Top IT Leaders from ADP, Bank of America, Verizon, Conair, Covanta Holdings Corporation, MSD Capital, and more joined together to address 'The Big Shift' in today's global digital economy. 

2014 Washington, D.C. CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 Washington, D.C. CIO Executive Leadership Summit
April 23, 2014


The Capital Area summit kicked off with Jay Ferro, CIO of American Cancer Society, who spoke about how IT is enabling business transformation within ACS. The content-rich agenda continued with momentum, featuring a brilliant Enterprise Security Panel in the afternoon and finishing the day off with a world-class panel on The Big Shift in a Customer-Centric Enterprise.

2014 Dallas CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 Dallas CIO Executive Leadership Summit
April 2, 2014


Top IT leaders from AT&T, CROSSMARK, Texas Instruments, Greyhound Lines, Bank of America, PepsiCo, Inc., MedAssets, 7-Eleven, Celanese, Pier 1, Textron and McKesson Corporation joined more than 30 speakers to address "The Big Shift" to a customer-centric global economy.

2014 San Francisco CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 San Francisco CIO Executive Leadership Summit
March 20, 2014


Top IT Leaders from Netflix, The Clorox Company, Hewlett-Packard, KLA-Tencor, Marriott International, Carters, Delta Dental of California, Avnet & McKesson Corporation joined close to 30 speakers to address The Big Shift into the Global Digital Revolution.

2014 Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit
March 5, 2014


“The timing of this summit is ideal, as we have entered a new phase in the history of the IT industry,” said Hunter Muller, President and CEO, of HMG Strategy. “I call it ‘The Big Shift’ because it represents an enormous change in the way technology drives real business value in our interconnected digital global economy."

2014 Boston CIO Executive Leadership Summit
2014 Boston CIO Executive Leadership Summit
February 13, 2014


Ken Piddington, CIO of Global Partners LP, kicked off the day with insights on the IT transformation journey he has lead for Global Partners. A consistent theme thereafter that spanned the rest of the summit was the 'CIO as a Business Leader.' The summit concluded with a brilliantly moderated panel by Brian Lurie on game-changing leadership strategies for growing business.


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