2018 CIO Summit of America

Record attendance confirms the 2018 San Francisco CISO Executive Leadership Summit as a ‘must-attend’ conference for information security leaders; Registration for the 2018 CIO Summit of America smashes last year’s attendance figures

WESTPORT, CT – March 19, 2018 – HMG Strategy’s 2018 San Francisco CISO Executive Leadership Summit, held on Friday, March 16, 2019, broke previous attendance records and resulted in extraordinary engagement between information security leaders who gathered at The Fairmont San Francisco to share progressive approaches for securing the enterprise.

Unlike other security conferences which tend to be technically oriented, HMG Strategy’s CISO Executive Leadership Summits are designed by information security leaders for information security leaders,” said Hunter Muller, HMG Strategy’s President and CEO. “We examine proactive approaches for protecting the enterprise that Chief Information Security Officers can take back to their organizations and put into practice.”

Topics explored at HMG Strategy CISO Summits are at the vanguard of information security leadership, including:

  • State-of-the-art techniques for collaborating with the C-suite and board of directors on innovative security strategies.
  • Emerging technologies that are reshaping information security practices.
  • The evolution of the CISO role and opportunities for career ascent.

Coming off the heels of the successful San Francisco CISO Summit, HMG Strategy is gearing up for the 2018 CIO Summit of America taking place on March 28, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt New York. Registration for the event, cited by HPE as a ‘must-attend’ CIO conference for 2018, has already surpassed last year’s attendance figures.

Cutting-edge topics to be explored at the conference will include:

  • Lead, Reimagine, Reinvent: Driving a Culture of Genius for Success and Visualizing the Road Ahead.
  • Building a Culture of Innovation The Amazon Way.
  • Creating a Magnetic Culture to Attract the Talent that Drives Future Innovation.
  • Implementing a Framework for Digital Disruption.
  • Leading Courageously as the CEO of Technology.

The all-star roster of speakers at the upcoming CIO Summit of America includes Salem Ali, CEO, Loyakk; Koby Avital, CTO, Priceline; Ramon Baez, Former SVP, Customer Evangelist, HPE and CIO Evangelist at HMG Strategy; David Berman, President, Zoom; Tim Campos, Chief Executive Officer at Stealth Mode Startup Company; Mignona Cote, Global Head of Identity and Access Management, AIG; Stephen Gold, Former EVP, Technology and Operations Innovation, Chief Information Officer, CVS Health; Mike Golz, CIO, SAP; Andrew Guzman, VP & CTO, Americas, HCL Technologies; Michael Kay, New York Yankees Broadcaster, YES Network; Sean Lennon, SVP & Global CIO, Allergan, Plc.; Mark Moore, COO/Co-Founder, Inxeption; Vipul Nagrath, Global CIO, ADP, LLC; Steve Phillips, Chairman of the Board, Wick Communications; Phyllis Post, VP & CIO, Global Human Health IT, Merck; John Repko, CIO, Johnson Controls; Dan Roberts, President & CEO, Ouellette & Associates; John Rossman, Managing Partner, Rossman Partners, Author of The Amazon Way SeriesJim Routh, CSO, Aetna; Muddu Sudhakar, Entrepreneur & Executive; Jim Swanson, CIO, Monsanto; Swamy Viswanathan, EVP & Chief Product Officer, ASG Technologies; Jedidiah Yueh, Founder and Chairman, Delphix; and Sigal Zarmi, Vice Chairwoman, Global CIO, PwC.

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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 online 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. HMG Strategy’s exclusive CIO and CISO Executive Leadership Alliance (CELA) program provides top-tier technology executives with unparalleled peer-to-peer off-the-record straight talk to strengthen their decision-making capabilities and accelerate their career ascent. The CELA program is complemented by the CELA Executive Decision Support services (EDS) which connects enterprise technology executives with their contemporaries who are able to offer their expertise, practical experience, and insights in disciplines ranging from effective C-suite communication strategies to crafting successful 1-3-5-year technology roadmaps.

Additionally, our partnerships with the world's leading search firms provide vital insights into the evolving roles of the CIO and CISO.

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. The HMG Strategy CISO Executive Leadership Series is designed to provide information security leaders with the insights and best practices they need to tackle the most pressing cyber security challenges facing the enterprise today and going forward.

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