On behalf of everyone on our team here at HMG Strategy, I sincerely wish you health, happiness and prosperity in 2018. And of course, I hope that you plan on attending one or more of our upcoming high-value HMG Strategy Executive Leadership Summits.
We're exceptionally pleased that our HMG Strategy Executive Leadership Summits have been cited as "must attend" CIO conferences in 2018 from Enterprise.nxt, the thought leadership content portal for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). This is our second consecutive year for receiving high-level recognition on Enterprise.nxt's popular and respected list of top leadership events for IT leaders and executives.
Our 2018 schedule of events is the most aggressive and ambitious program in our 10-year history. We're genuinely proud of our achievements and our unmatched ability to produce world-class peer-to-peer summits that offer unparalleled value and truly global networking opportunities for over 300,000 top-tier technology leaders in our network.
At HMG Strategy's Executive Leadership Summits, you will:
- Discover how to reinvent and reimagine the modern enterprise to drive a culture of genius for success.
- Lead courageously into the C-suite and board in a customer-centric enterprise.
- Be immersed in the latest technology trends from Silicon Valley and around the world.
- Accelerate your professional brand and up-level your professional network.
- Absorb the new digital dialogue around business models and prototypes and why it's the best time to be a top technology executive.
Our summits provide essential roadmaps for transformational change in a time of unprecedented disruption and upheaval. Our world-class digital platform and research services extends these discussions on the top leadership and technology trends shared by members of the HMG network and for members of our exclusive peer-to-peer CIO and CISO Executive Leadership Advisory Services (CELA) and CELA Executive Decision Support services, resulting in more than 1 million digital impressions each week. Visionary executive leadership is absolutely critical to business innovation, growth and success.
Speakers and presenters at recent summits included Ramón Baez, Former SVP, Customer Evangelist, HPE and Executive-in-Residence and CIO Evangelist, HMG Strategy; John Engates, Chief Technology Officer, Rackspace; Clark Golestani, President, Emerging Businesses & Global CIO at Merck; Gerri Martin-Flickinger, EVP & CTO, Starbucks; Steve Phillpott, CIO, Western Digital Corporation; Yuri Aguiar, Director of Innovation and Transformation at The Ogilvy Group; Jim Swanson, CIO, Monsanto Company; Israel Martinez, Chairman Global Manufacturing ISAO & CEO, Axon Global; Brian Shield, VP, IT, Boston Red Sox; Jim Haskin, SVP & CIO, Aspect Software; Lesley Ma, Global CIO, Cadillac, General Motors; Rich Adduci, Former Global CIO, National Grid; Bill Schlough, SVP & CIO, San Francisco Giants; Stephen Katsirubas, CIO, Hunter Douglas; Bhavani Amirthalingam, VP Information Technology (IPO), Schneider Electric; Robert Lux, EVP & CIO, Cenlar FSB; Kirsten Davies, Group Chief Security Officer, Barclays Africa Group; Ken Grady, Corporate VP & CIO, IDEXX Laboratories; Brett Wahlin, SVP and Chief Security Officer, Staples; Don Anderson, SVP & CIO, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Mignona Cote, CISO Aetna International, CISO Payflex, Sr. Director/Business Compliance Officer, Global Security, Aetna; Nicholas Parrotta, Chief Digital & Information Officer, HARMAN International; Angela Yochem, Former EVP & CIO, Rent-A-Center; Tom Peck, SVP, CIO and Global Head, Procurement & Travel, AECOM; Kevin Haskew, SVP & CIO, ON Semiconductor; Timothy Campos, Former CIO, Facebook; Todd Barnum, CISO, GoPro Inc.; Jonathan Reichental, Chief Information Officer, City of Palo Alto; John Repko, CIO, Johnson Controls; Bhushan Ivaturi, VP and Global CIO, MAERSK Oil & Gas; Steve Phillips, Former SVP & CIO, Avnet; John Rossman, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal; David Smoley, CIO, AstraZeneca; Bill Limond, Former CIO, National Health Insurance Co. Qatar Supreme Council of Health; Craig Walker, VP & CIO Shell Downstream, Shell International Petroleum Company; Gary Harbison, CISO, Monsanto Company; and Dana Deasy, Former CIO, JPMorgan Chase.
Our 2018 schedule of events includes Executive Leadership Summits in New York; Phoenix; Charlotte; Menlo Park, CA; Dallas; San Francisco; Iselin, NJ; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Minneapolis; Toronto; and Detroit. For the full 2018 schedule, please visit HMG Strategy.
With the incredible support of my excellent team, I've worked non-stop to grow HMG Strategy into a globally trusted source of advice for C-suite and senior-level executives across multiple industry verticals, and I'm looking forward to seeing you at one of our events this year. Thank you in advance, and happy new year!