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CIO Summit: The CIO’s Role in Identifying and Executing on Opportunities to Gain an Inside Track on the Competition Will Drive the Discussion at HMG Strategy’s Upcoming CIO Summit of America in New York

March 6, 2019

NEW YORK, March 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics and the Internet of Things help CIOs and IT teams to enable business leaders to identify and execute on new customer and business trends ahead of the market. The courageous leadership qualities and soft skills required by CIOs and technology executives to deliver on opportunities for obtaining competitive advantage will be a central theme of the 2019 CIO Summit of America, produced by HMG Strategy, taking place at the Grand Hyatt New York on March 27, 2019.

To learn more about the 2019 CIO Summit of America and to register for the event, click here.

“Thanks to the impact that technology is having on the business and the opportunities available to move the business forward, there’s never been a better time to be a CIO,” said Hunter Muller, HMG Strategy’s President and CEO. “But in order to succeed, CIOs need to draw upon courageous leadership to work in unison with the CEO and the board of directors to help the enterprise drive innovation, disrupt itself and reach its future state.”

The CIO Summit of America will kick-off with an HMG Lead Innovate Disrupt Tech Talk featuring Vipul Nagrath, Global CIO, ADP, LLC. This will be followed by an HMG Lead Innovate Disrupt Tech Talk featuring a RingCentral executive and an executive keynote from a Nutanix executive.

Other captivating sessions will include an executive panel of top-tier board-level technology executives who will share what it takes to become boardroom-ready and how to land a coveted board position; a luncheon presentation on the latest NY Metro SIM news along with an NPower update from Sajawal Haider, CISO, Oak Hill Advisors and National Advisory Council Member, NPower; the presentation of the HMG Strategy 2019 Top Technology Executives to Watch Awards to Ed Amoroso, Founder and CEO, TAG Cyber; Karen Beebe, CIO, Vineyard Vines; Andrew Campbell, CIO, Terex Corporation; Paul Chapman, CIO, Box; Kirsten Davies, SVP & CISO, Estee Lauder Companies; Mike Giresi, CIO & CDO, Aramark; Bernadette Gleason, VP, Business Information Security Officer, Citi; Marc Hamer, Corporate VP, Customer Experience, Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer, Sealed Air Corporation; Justin Lahullier, CIO, Delta Dental of New Jersey and Connecticut; Tony Leng, Managing Partner, Diversified Search; Ralph Loura, SVP, CIO, Lumentum; Vipul Nagrath, Global CIO, ADP; Shamla Naidoo, Global CISO, IBM; Edwina Payne, SVP & CIO, Avanos Medical; Michael Palmer, VP & CISO, NFL; Mark Polansky, Senior Partner, Korn Ferry; Phyllis Post, VP & CIO, Merck; Anna Ransley, VP, Global Information Services, Heineken; John Repko, EVP & CIO, AIG; Michael Salas, CIO & CDO, Suez in North America; Scott Strickland, EVP & CIO, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts; and Angela Yochem, EVP, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Novant Health; an executive panel of technology leaders who will explore use cases for advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics and the Internet of Things that are enabling competitive differentiation and speed to market; a panel of top search executives and practitioners who will share priceless insights on the steps that blue chip technology executives are taking to trademark themselves to recruit and retain sought-after talent and to become boardroom-ready; a panel of top-notch security executives who will discuss mitigation strategies and advanced threat protection approaches while positioning the enterprise for agility and innovation; a panel of first-class technology executives who will share their perspectives on how effective technology leaders are thinking and leading differently with the CEO and the Board of Directors to help the enterprise succeed in these highly-disruptive times; a panel of leading venture capitalists who will address the leadership competencies needed to succeed in today’s fast-paced and disruptive environment; a keynote presentation from a Google Chrome Enterprise executive; an executive briefing by David Reilly, CIO, Global Banking and Markets, Bank of America; and a panel of five-star technology executives who will discuss the steps that they and other industry leaders are taking to work with the CEO and the board to craft digital strategies and to foster a customer-centric culture.

Prominent speakers at the 2019 CIO Summit of America will include:

-- Mignona Cote, Global Head of Identity and Access Management, AIG -- Cindy Finkelman, CIO, FactSet Research Systems -- Tsvi Gal, Managing Director and CTO, Morgan Stanley -- Michael Golz, CIO, Americas, SAP -- Patty Hatter, CIO/GM, Board Member, Start-up Advisor -- Lesley Ma, Global CIO, Cadillac General Motors -- George Maddaloni, Global CTO, AIG -- Sangy Vatsa, EVP and CIO, Comerica Bank

Presenting Partners at the CIO Summit of America include Google Chrome Enterprise, Nutanix and RingCentral. Platinum Partners include Adobe, Delphix, ForgeRock, Magenic, Quip and Zendesk. Gold Partners include Backupify, Numerify, Pure Storage and Trifacta. Supporting Partners include Aisera and Box. Local Partners include Aisera. Breakfast Partners include World Wide Technology, Inc. The Digital Partner of the Year is Adobe. The Digital Cybersecurity Partner of the Year is SecurityScorecard. Strategic Partners include Egon Zehnder, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Russell Reynolds Associates, and Spencer Stuart. Alliance Partners include Amplify Partners, Glynn Capital, Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Sequoia. Association Partners include the New York Metro SIM Chapter.

To visit the CIO Summit of America website and register for the event, click here.

About HMG Strategy

HMG Strategy is the world’s largest independent and most trusted provider of executive networking events and thought leadership to support the 360-degree needs of technology leaders. Our regional CIO and CISO Executive Leadership Series, newsletters, authored books, and digital Resource Center deliver proprietary research on leadership, innovation, transformation, and career ascent.

The HMG Strategy global network consists of over 300,000 senior IT executives, industry experts and world-class thought leaders.

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Tom Hoffman 203-221-2702 TomHoffman@hmgstrategy.com

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