|By PR Newswire||
|April 11, 2014 01:01 PM EDT||
DALLAS, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HMG Strategy, the leading producer of CIO Executive Leadership Summits in North America hosted the 2014 Dallas CIO Executive Leadership Summit on April 2, 2014 at the Westin Galleria Dallas, in Association Partnership with the Dallas Chapter of SIM (the Society for Information Management).
The annual summit attended by more than 250 Senior IT leaders, focused on the timely theme of THE BIG SHIFT: Leadership, Innovation and Transformation in a Customer-Centric Economy.
"This was one of the most lively, interactive Summits we have ever held," said Hunter Muller, President and CEO, of HMG Strategy. "The topic resonates with every IT leader because it represents a "sea shift change" in the way technology drives real business value in our interconnected digital global economy. With this in mind, we brought together the most influential, forward-thinking and successful IT leaders to share their knowledge, experience and wisdom."
Industry luminary speakers included Mike Anderson, SVP & CIO, CROSSMARK; Thaddeus Arroyo, CIO, AT&T; Gurshaman Baweja, Director, Supply Chain Systems and Decision Support, Texas Instruments; Brian Bonner, VP & CIO, Texas Instrument; Chris Boult, CIO, Greyhound Lines, Inc.; Stephen Carpenter, President & CEO, entegra technologies, Inc.; Adrian Cockcroft, Technology Fellow, Battery Ventures; Mignona Cote, SVP, Consumer Information Security, Bank of America; Amit Daga, Senior Vice President, Xerox; Robert Dixon, SVP & Global CIO , PepsiCo, Inc.; Phillip Farr, CEO, Farr Systems, Inc.; Rick Fitzgerald, CIO, MedAssets; Mike Fumai, President & COO, Blue Ridge Networks; Rob Gluskin, Managing Partner, Gluskin Investment Partners; Anjana Harve, CIO Americas, Alcon; Steve Holland, Chief Technology & Digital Officer, 7-Eleven, Inc.; Ransom Horne, Managing Director, Compass Equity Partners; Mike Jackson, CIO, Celanese; Jarrett Kolthoff, President/CEO, SpearTip, LLC; Joe Lacik, CIO/Vice President, Morrison Supply Company; Andrew Laudato, SVP & CIO, Pier 1 Imports; Israel Martinez, Senior Managing Partner & President, Axon Global Services; Chris Miller, CIO, Avanade; Hunter Muller, President & CEO, HMG Strategy, LLC; Richard Nordtvedt, VP IT Strategy and Governance, Essilor of America; Rob Phillips,
Director of Solution Strategy, ServiceNow; Jake Sagehorn, Managing Director, Strategic Consulting & Analytics, Inc.; Diane Schwarz, VP & CIO, Textron; Randall Spratt, EVP, CIO & CTO, McKesson Corporation; Mark Stachiw, Managing, Partner, General Counsel & Secretary, NxGen Partners, LLC; and John Watters Chairman & CEO, iSIGHT Partners.
Sponsor partners include major organizations such as Avanade, BravoTECH, Code42, Kennandy, Neudesic, Okta, ServiceNow and xMatters. Additionally, participating Associate Partners included AidMatrix, Farr Systems, Inc., and NPower.
"Nowhere over my two decades as a business and technology executive have I witnessed the energy and vitality that came to life this past Wednesday at the Dallas HMG Summit," said Steve Reiter, EVP & Chief Revenue Officer, entegra technologies, Inc.
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.
For details on HMG Strategy or to register for upcoming events, please go to www.hmgstrategy.com
About HMG Strategy:
HMG Strategy is a leading global provider of innovative IT leadership, management and technology support to CIO/Senior IT executives by focusing on the 360-degree needs of the CIO/IT Leader. Our events and services raise thought leadership, knowledge sharing, and networking to the highest level. HMG Strategy provides access to an international network of more than 70,000 CIO/Senior IT executives, industry experts and world-class thought leaders.
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