Welcome!

News Feed Item

Re-inventing the CIO Role will Propel the Discussion at HMG Strategy's Upcoming 2017 Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit

Transforming the business for the next era of the digital age

PHOENIX, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- We're in the eye of a storm of enormous change. Industries are being disrupted by digital transformation and new business models. How CIOs respond to these gargantuan challenges and the actions they take to grow the business and add value will be the source of the discussion at the 2017 Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit, produced by HMG Strategy and to be held on February 14, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale.

"We're at a crossroads in business where the digital economy is taking us on a new path," said Hunter Muller, HMG Strategy's President & CEO. "CIOs are uniquely positioned to orchestrate the changes that are required by the business, but they must demonstrate courageous leadership to drive the level of innovation and transformation that's needed for companies to thrive."

The Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit will open with a compelling executive keynote interview between Hunter Muller and Stephen Gold, EVP Business and Technology Operations & CIO at CVS Health. The two will discuss how industry and market shifts are forcing CIOs to remodel themselves – but not necessarily in the ways that conventional wisdom would suggest.

Other scintillating topics of discussion at the Phoenix conference will include an executive keynote address delivered by Elaine Zelby, Director of Executive Programs at Capriza, on opportunities for transforming business applications into systems of engagement; the daring vision needed to re-imagine the enterprise in the next era of the digital age; the strategic leadership characteristics required by technology executives to succeed in a world of accelerated change; the top challenges (and opportunities) for enterprise security today and into the future; best practices for deriving insights and value from data; future trends that will impact the enterprise; and the courageous mindset that's required by CIOs to drive innovation.

Distinguished speakers participating at the Phoenix Summit will include Renee Arrington, Senior Vice President, Pearson Partners International, Inc.; David Atrostic, VP & CIO, Able Aerospace and Execute to Win; David Bruno, Managing Partner, ZRG Partners, LLC; Brian Chan, Global Head of IT Infrastructure, Avnet; Max Chan, VP Global Information Solutions, Corporate Services Group, Avnet; Bob Concannon, Senior Client Partner, CIO/IT Officers Practice, Korn Ferry; Ed Escobedo, Head of Information Security Business Services, PayPal; Joe Gagnon, SVP/General Manager Cloud – Chief Customer Officer, Aspect Software; Gunjan Goel, SVP IT, Major Programmes, Cobham Plc; Stephen Gold, EVP Business and Technology Operations & CIO, CVS Health; Michael Goul, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University; Jason Grovert, Vice President IT, CalAtlantic Homes; Kevin Haskew, SVP & CIO, ON Semiconductor; Jim Haskin, SVP & CIO, Aspect Software; Vishwa Hassan, Director – Business Insights/Analytics and Enterprise Applications, Intel Corporation; Graeme Hay, Managing Director – Global Head of Enterprise Computing Engineering, Morgan Stanley; John Iannarelli, Former Senior Executive Advisor, FBI; Nathan Johnson, SVP & CIO, Werner Enterprises; Sheila Lehker, SVP, Cizek Associates, Inc.; Mike Lettman, CISO, State of Arizona; Umesh Manathkar, Corporate VP & CIO, Amkor Technology; Hunter Muller, President & CEO, HMG Strategy, LLC; Derek Neighbors, CTO, Tanga; Bill Owen, SVP & CIO, JDA Software; Steve Phillips, Former SVP & CIO, Avnet, Inc.; Tianbing (TQ) Qian, SVP & CIO, Ports America; Kevin Sauer, CIO, Preferred Homecare; Diane Smigel, President, Palladium IT Advisors; Michael Spandau, SVP Global IT & CIO, Fender Musical Instruments; and Jason Wilhite, Manager, Enterprise Business Intelligence Solutions, Salt River Project.

Sponsor Partners for the summit include Capriza, appOrbit, Datalink, and Level 3 Communications. Association Partners include the Arizona Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM), Arizona Technology Council, and Year Up. The Research Partner for the summit series is Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Alliance Partners include Amplify Partners, Greylock Partners, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Strategic Partners include Egon Zehnder, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Russell Reynolds Associates, and Spencer Stuart.

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 Research and Resource Center (RRC) deliver proprietary research on leadership, innovation, transformation, and career ascent. The HMG Strategy global network of over 300,000 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."

For more information please visit our website at www.hmgstrategy.com.

 

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/re-inventing-the-cio-role-will-propel-the-discussion-at-hmg-strategys-upcoming-2017-phoenix-cio-executive-leadership-summit-300390979.html

SOURCE HMG Strategy

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
DX World EXPO, LLC, a Lighthouse Point, Florida-based startup trade show producer and the creator of "DXWorldEXPO® - Digital Transformation Conference & Expo" has announced its executive management team. The team is headed by Levent Selamoglu, who has been named CEO. "Now is the time for a truly global DX event, to bring together the leading minds from the technology world in a conversation about Digital Transformation," he said in making the announcement.
"Space Monkey by Vivent Smart Home is a product that is a distributed cloud-based edge storage network. Vivent Smart Home, our parent company, is a smart home provider that places a lot of hard drives across homes in North America," explained JT Olds, Director of Engineering, and Brandon Crowfeather, Product Manager, at Vivint Smart Home, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Conference Guru has been named “Media Sponsor” of the 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. A valuable conference experience generates new contacts, sales leads, potential strategic partners and potential investors; helps gather competitive intelligence and even provides inspiration for new products and services. Conference Guru works with conference organizers to pass great deals to gre...
DevOps is under attack because developers don’t want to mess with infrastructure. They will happily own their code into production, but want to use platforms instead of raw automation. That’s changing the landscape that we understand as DevOps with both architecture concepts (CloudNative) and process redefinition (SRE). Rob Hirschfeld’s recent work in Kubernetes operations has led to the conclusion that containers and related platforms have changed the way we should be thinking about DevOps and...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develop...
In his Opening Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, John Considine, General Manager of IBM Cloud Infrastructure, led attendees through the exciting evolution of the cloud. He looked at this major disruption from the perspective of technology, business models, and what this means for enterprises of all sizes. John Considine is General Manager of Cloud Infrastructure Services at IBM. In that role he is responsible for leading IBM’s public cloud infrastructure including strategy, development, and offering m...
The next XaaS is CICDaaS. Why? Because CICD saves developers a huge amount of time. CD is an especially great option for projects that require multiple and frequent contributions to be integrated. But… securing CICD best practices is an emerging, essential, yet little understood practice for DevOps teams and their Cloud Service Providers. The only way to get CICD to work in a highly secure environment takes collaboration, patience and persistence. Building CICD in the cloud requires rigorous ar...
Companies are harnessing data in ways we once associated with science fiction. Analysts have access to a plethora of visualization and reporting tools, but considering the vast amount of data businesses collect and limitations of CPUs, end users are forced to design their structures and systems with limitations. Until now. As the cloud toolkit to analyze data has evolved, GPUs have stepped in to massively parallel SQL, visualization and machine learning.
"Evatronix provides design services to companies that need to integrate the IoT technology in their products but they don't necessarily have the expertise, knowledge and design team to do so," explained Adam Morawiec, VP of Business Development at Evatronix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
To get the most out of their data, successful companies are not focusing on queries and data lakes, they are actively integrating analytics into their operations with a data-first application development approach. Real-time adjustments to improve revenues, reduce costs, or mitigate risk rely on applications that minimize latency on a variety of data sources. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Jack Norris, Senior Vice President, Data and Applications at MapR Technologies, reviewed best practices to ...
Widespread fragmentation is stalling the growth of the IIoT and making it difficult for partners to work together. The number of software platforms, apps, hardware and connectivity standards is creating paralysis among businesses that are afraid of being locked into a solution. EdgeX Foundry is unifying the community around a common IoT edge framework and an ecosystem of interoperable components.
"ZeroStack is a startup in Silicon Valley. We're solving a very interesting problem around bringing public cloud convenience with private cloud control for enterprises and mid-size companies," explained Kamesh Pemmaraju, VP of Product Management at ZeroStack, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Large industrial manufacturing organizations are adopting the agile principles of cloud software companies. The industrial manufacturing development process has not scaled over time. Now that design CAD teams are geographically distributed, centralizing their work is key. With large multi-gigabyte projects, outdated tools have stifled industrial team agility, time-to-market milestones, and impacted P&L stakeholders.
"Akvelon is a software development company and we also provide consultancy services to folks who are looking to scale or accelerate their engineering roadmaps," explained Jeremiah Mothersell, Marketing Manager at Akvelon, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Enterprises are adopting Kubernetes to accelerate the development and the delivery of cloud-native applications. However, sharing a Kubernetes cluster between members of the same team can be challenging. And, sharing clusters across multiple teams is even harder. Kubernetes offers several constructs to help implement segmentation and isolation. However, these primitives can be complex to understand and apply. As a result, it’s becoming common for enterprises to end up with several clusters. Thi...