WESTPORT, CT – 2/23/17 – HMG Strategy, the world’s largest independent and most trusted provider of executive networking events and thought leadership to support the 360-degree needs of technology executives, is privileged to honor the recipients of The HMG Strategy 2017 Transformational CIO Awards.

These annual awards recognize the top-performing Chief Information/Innovation/Technology Officers who have demonstrated unparalleled leadership in driving innovation and transformation in their businesses. Recipients of this prestigious award have also shared world-class thought leadership with the HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Summit series audiences.

Technology executives that are selected for their outstanding achievements are based on a culmination of numerous meetings, interviews, and conversations conducted by Hunter Muller, President and CEO of HMG Strategy, and his team throughout the year. 

“Top-performing CIOs and technology executives are passionate about their roles – they lead with courage, build trusting relationships with the C-suite and the Board of Directors, and drive innovation and transformational change while delivering value to the enterprise,” said Muller. “The recipients of The HMG Strategy 2017 Transformational CIO Awards exemplify the mettle required by CIOs to thrive in today’s dynamic business climate.” 

The distinguished recipients of The HMG Strategy 2017 Transformational CIO Awards are: 

  • Mamatha Chamarthi, SVP, Chief Digital Officer & CIO, ZF TRW
  • Dana Deasy, Global CIO, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Clark Golestani, President, Emerging Businesses & Global CIO, Merck
  • Jennifer Hartsock, Global CIO, GE Oil & Gas
  • Kevin Haskew, SVP & CIO, ON Semiconductor
  • Ralph Loura, CTO, Rodan + Fields
  • Steve Phillpott, CIO, Western Digital Corporation
  • Naresh Shanker, CIO, HP Inc.
  • Bradley Strock, CIO, PayPal

Kevin Haskew was presented with an HMG Strategy 2017 Transformational CIO Award at the 2017 Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit on February 14, 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ. Jennifer Hartsock was presented with an HMG Strategy 2017 Transformational CIO Award at the 2017 Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit on February 22, 2017 in Houston, TX. The remaining seven recipients will be presented with their awards at upcoming HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Summits.

To learn more about the 2017 Transformational CIO Awards and recipients, please visit http://hmgstrategy.com/network/cio-awards.

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