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WESTPORT, CT – 12/22/2016 – Closing out a record-setting year, the HMG Strategy network and platform has achieved high praise as the leading technology ‘Executive Leadership Network.’ Delivering over 55 events and 25 summits with an industry-leading thought leadership and research agenda, HMG Strategy pays tribute to its business partners whose participation helped makes its summits and digital platform extraordinarily successful.

In 2016, HMG Strategy hosted regional CIO summits and thought leadership events across North America and Europe, in cities such as Palo Alto, CA; Phoenix, AZ; Boston, MA; Houston, TX; New York, NY; London, U.K.; Dallas, TX; San Diego, CA; Charlotte, NC; Washington, DC; New Brunswick, NJ; Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; St. Louis, MO; Toronto, Ontario; Seattle, WA; Greenwich, CT; Denver, CO; Huntington Beach, CA; Philadelphia, PA; Minneapolis, MN; and Atlanta, GA.

Distinguished partners that participated at HMG Strategy’s 2016 executive leadership summits include Absolute; Accenture; AccruePartners; appOrbit; Apptio; Avanade; Birst; Box; BravoTECH; CA Technologies; Capriza; CenturyLink; Cherwell; Citrix; Clearpath Solutions Group; Cloudera; Code42; Comcast Business; CommVault; Datalink; Delphix; Dropbox; Eagle Creek Software Services; EMC Corporation; Exabeam; FireEye; FreeStor; Gemalto; Hewlett Packard Enterprise; HR Strategies; Information Builders; Informatica; Info-Tech Research Group; Intel; Level 3 Communications; Levementum; MapR; Masergy; MetTel; Miro Consulting; MuleSoft; Neudesic; New Relic; Newtek; Nimble Storage; Nth Generation; Okta; Onapsis; OpenText; Optiv; Palo Alto Networks; Pure Storage; Rackspace; Red Hat; Rural Sourcing Inc.; ScaleArc; ServiceNow; Spectrum Business Enterprise Solutions; Splunk Inc.; Sprint; Symantec; Tableau Software; Tamr; Tanium; Technology Partners; TelePacific Communications; Tintri; Trace3; Virtustream; Vormetric; WGroup; The Windsor Group; Workday; and xMatters.

“Unique to the HMG platform are the unparalleled industry networking opportunities that we make possible between technology executives, executive search firms, and business partners,” said Hunter Muller, HMG Strategy’s President and CEO. “Our world-class thought leadership content highlights industry luminaries in the HMG Strategy Resource Center – including video interviews and research articles with industry thought leaders and practitioners. HMG Strategy is recognized as a leader in thought-leadership content creation including research reports, white papers, and our award-winning Transformational CIO Blog.

Looking ahead to 2017, HMG Strategy will expand its digital platform to further enable business partners to share their thought leadership and boost their lead generation. With more than 60 combined years of award-winning editorial experience, the writers and editors at HMG Strategy have incomparable expertise covering C-level and IT executive trends and best practices. These capabilities are creating new opportunities for business partners to work with HMG Strategy’s Resource Center to develop compelling white papers, research reports, ghost-written blog posts, case studies, and other types of custom content.

“Today’s world is complex, and the need for exposure to industry thought leaders to understand the next wave is vital to making the right choices. The HMG-ServiceNow partnership allows me to not just speak to people about ideas we have, but also to get feedback and hear some of the thoughts other industries have. Over the past few years we have seen great interaction both at HMG summits and after them,” said Dave Wright, Chief Strategy Officer at ServiceNow. 

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.”