Upcoming Summits

2017 VC Tour Day

Quadrus Conference Center, Menlo Park, CA

  • "HMG Strategy summits are consistently the best CIO-oriented events I attend. I always learn something new and meet someone I wish I had met years ago."

    Mike Dauber
    General Partner
    Amplify Partners

The HMG Strategy VC Tour Day is designed exclusively for CIOs/IT leaders to network with leading venture capitalists in Silicon Valley along with senior management from the leading companies being funded by the VCs. CIOs and IT leaders will have the chance to learn about the emerging technologies that are expected to have a powerful business impact over the next 2-5 years.

In a round-robin format, attendees will meet for breakfast at the Quadrus Conference Center and then will tour each of three VCs on Sand Hill for a one hour presentation. A box lunch is included.

Reasons to Attend:

  • Exposure to cutting-edge technology. Walk along Silicon Valley's famous "Sand Hill" to visit leading venture capitalists and executives from technology companies they're backing.
  • Network with industry visionaries. Interact with next-generation technology magnates.

  • Asheem Chandna
    Greylock Partners

    Asheem Chandna is a Partner at Greylock Partners, a leading venture capital firm, where he is focused on the next generation of enterprise IT companies. He has helped create and grow multiple technology businesses to market-leading positions — both as a venture capitalist and previously as a product executive. His current company boards include AppDynamics, Aquantia, Delphix, Imperva (IMPV), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Zenprise and Xsigo. He was previously on the boards of CipherTrust (INTC), NetBoost (INTC), PortAuthority (WBSN), Securent (CSCO) and Sourcefire (FIRE). Asheem joined Greylock from Check Point Software (CHKP), where he was vice-president of business development and product management. Full bio at http://www.linkedin.com/in/chandna and follow on Twitter @chandna.

  • Tom Frangione
    Greylock Partners

    As Greylock’s COO, Tom leads the operations team, including marketing, executive and core talent, and customer development.

    Prior to Greylock, Tom co-founded and served as CEO of two venture backed start-ups. Most recently, he was CEO of Simply Continuous, a small-enterprise focused service provider in the large scale data back-up and virtual server recovery business, backed by Greylock Partners that was sold to NetEnrich in 2010. Before that, he was co-founder and CEO of Telephia. Telephia provided syndicated marketing and network quality information to the wireless industry. Telephia was sold to Nielsen in 2007 for $440 million.  Earlier, Tom was SVP and General Manager for Mindscape’s Entertainment division, before its sale to Learning Company, and a consultant with McKinsey & Co. in their Palo Alto, New York, and Milan offices.Tom was on the board of directors for Superscape before its sale to Glu Mobile in 2008.

    Tom holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University, where he also played soccer.

  • Hunter Muller
    President & CEO
    HMG Strategy

    Hunter Muller is a transformative CEO at HMG Strategy, LLC, the strongest executive leadership network. Drawing on more than 25 years of experience in consulting with IT executive leaders, Hunter is a multi-title book author and a frequent industry speaker on transformational leadership and innovation. His concepts are used worldwide to improve executive performance, enhance collaboration, elevate the role of IT, and align strategy across the enterprise.

    Through years of research and experience, Hunter has published four books: “The Transformational CIO” (John Wiley & Sons, 2011), “On Top of The Cloud” (John Wiley & Sons, 2012), “Leading the Epic Revolution” (John Wiley & Sons, 2013), and “The Big Shift in IT Leadership” (John Wiley & Sons, 2015).

    HMG Strategy assists C-level executives in becoming transformational leaders. HMG Strategy hosts networking summits and provides services that are focused around innovative IT leadership, management, and technology support to CIOs and senior IT executives. HMG Strategy is "The Strongest Executive Leadership Network" with an international association of more than 300,000 global CIOs/senior IT executives, industry experts, and world-class thought leaders.

    Hunter and HMG Strategy support a variety of IT-related charities, and Hunter is a member of the Executive Committee of the Fairfield/Westchester Chapter of the Society for Information Management.



Alliance Partners

  • Greylock Partners

    Greylock Partners backs entrepreneurs who are building disruptive, market-transforming consumer and enterprise software companies. We invest in companies that define new markets, including Airbnb, AppDynamics, Cloudera, Docker, Dropbox, Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD), Medium, Nextdoor, Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) and Workday (NYSE: WDAY).

  • Lightspeed Venture Partners

    Lightspeed Venture Partners is an early stage venture capital firm focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends in the Enterprise and Consumer sectors. For over two decades, the Lightspeed partners have backed and helped build more than 250 companies globally, many of which have become market leaders. Lightspeed’s strategy is to be the first or lead institutional investor in companies with high growth potential in markets capable of supporting the creation of large, valuable enterprises. The Firm currently manages over $4 billion of committed capital and has invested in companies like AppDynamics, DataStax, Fusion-io, MuleSoft, Nest, Nicira.

Quadrus Conference Center

2400 Sand Hill Rd
Menlo Park, CA


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