hunter-muller CroppedPhenomenal success of HMG Strategy’s peer-focused CELA advisory service and digital thought leadership platform drive HMG Strategy’s growth for 2018 and beyond

WESTPORT, Conn., Nov. 30, 2018 -- Record attendance, an incomparable register of world-class speakers and an expanded footprint for its digital thought leadership ecosystem reflects the success of HMG Strategy's forward-looking business model in 2018 and beyond.

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“Our achievements wouldn’t be possible without the involvement of the top-tier technology executives and innovative business partners in the HMG community,” says Hunter Muller, Founder, President and CEO of 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 leaders.

"The six pillars behind HMG Strategy’s unique business model has led more C-suite and senior technology executives to attend HMG Strategy summits in 2018 than ever before. Meanwhile, our digital footprint of thought leadership research, blog posts, white papers, video interviews and other digital assets expanded exponentially this year, driving more than 1 million impressions per week,” said Muller. “HMG’s global platform provides an unprecedented opportunity for technology executives to accelerate their leadership styles and expand their professional branding. We’re extremely grateful to all of our speakers, presenters, panelists, sponsors and attendees for your involvement and support. It's been an amazing year, and next year will be even better," says Muller.

HMG Strategy, which prides itself on fostering a peer-driven, ‘No Analyst’ model, produced an impressive 2018 event schedule which included executive summits in New York; San Francisco; Chicago; Boston; Menlo Park, CA; Dallas; Whippany, N.J.; Phoenix; Charlotte; Detroit; Huntington Beach, CA; St. Louis; Denver; Minneapolis; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta; Stamford, CT; Toronto; San Diego; Seattle; Philadelphia; and London.

Meanwhile, membership growth in HMG Strategy’s CIO and CISO Executive Leadership Alliance (CELA) program, a unique peer-to-peer advisory service that's designed for top-tier technology leaders to explore common opportunities and top challenges with one another, experienced stunning growth in 2018. “The unique insights that visionary technology executives gain from their participation in the CELA program substantiates the value they’re receiving in this forward-looking advisory model," says Muller.

  • Distinguished advisory board members and speakers in 2018 included Bashir Agboola, CTO, Hospital for Special Surgery; Yuri Aguiar, Director of Innovation and Transformation, The Ogilvy Group; Shobhana Ahluwalia, Head of Information Technology, Uber; Waqas Akkawi, Global Chief Information Security Officer, SIRVA Worldwide; Aileen Alexander, Senior Client Partner – Co-Leader Global Cybersecurity Practice, Korn Ferry; Jenny Alfandary, Professor, Humber College; Salim Ali, CEO, Loyakk; Roota Almeida, Head of Information Security, Delta Dental of NJ and CT; Steven Ambrose, VP & CIO, DTE Energy; Bharat Amin, VP & CIO, Newport News Shipbuilding; Bhavani Amirthalingam, SVP, Chief Digital Information Officer, Ameren; Edward Amoroso, Founder & CEO, TAG Cyber LLC; Brian Anderson, President, The Judge Group; Colin Anderson, Global CISO, Levi Strauss & Co.; Don Anderson, SVP & CIO, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Eric Anderson, Partner – Global Head of FinTech Practice, Egon Zehnder; Michael Anderson, Special Agent in Charge, Chicago, FBI; Snehal Antani, CTO, U.S. Department of Defense; Rohit Antao, Partner, PwC; Richard Arenaro, CISO, Horizon Media; Wes Arens, Managing Partner, Wes Arens and Advisors, LLC; Renee Arrington, Senior Vice President, Pearson Partners International, Inc.; Bryce Austin, CEO, TCE Strategy; Koby Avital, EVP Engineering, Fitbit; Saqib Awan, Vice President, Lightspeed Venture Partners; Ramón Baez, Former SVP, Customer Advocacy, Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Marianne Bachynski, COO, Capital Market Operations, FIS; Karthik Balakrishnan, CTO, Wysdom.AI; Ashwin Ballal, Ph.D., CIO, Medallia; Shawn Banerji, Managing Director, Technology, Digital and Data Leaders Practice, Caldwell Partners; Christy Barker, VP & CIO, Olin Corporation; Todd Barnum, CISO, GoPro Inc.; Gene Barskiy, Head of IT, Fisk Alloy; Wolfgang Bauriedel, Practice Lead, Technology Sector, Russell Reynolds Associates; Karen Beebe, CIO vineyard vines; James Beeson, VP & CISO, Cigna; Ken Bell, Director of Information Security, Forcepoint; Michele Bennett, VP Advanced Analytics, Avanade; David Berman, President, Zoom; Christopher Bernard, VP Information Technology, Gama Aviation; Colleen Berube, Former EVP & CTO, Fisher Investments; David Bessen, Director and CIO, Arapahoe County Government; Gerald Beuchelt, CISO, LogMeIn; Vic Bhagat, CIO, Verizon Enterprise Solutions; Shoukat Al Bhamani, CIO, CPO & VP Digitalization, Schaeffler Group Americas; Lawrence Bilker, CIO, Pyramid Healthcare; Chris Bitner, Global CISO, Bloomin' Brands, Inc.; David Blumberg, Founder and Managing Partner, Blumberg Capital; Steve Bongardt, Director, Consulting Solutions, Cylance; Steve Booth, VP & Chief Security Officer, FireEye; Bill Bradley, SVP, Cyber Engineering and Technology Services, CenturyLink; David Bray, Executive Director, People-Centered Internet; Scott Brindamour, Senior Director, Architect Team, Advanced Technology Solutions, CenturyLink; Chris Broe, Group CIO, Imperial Brands Plc; Mark Brooks, SVP, CIO, Centene; Bill Brown, SVP & CISO, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Jeffrey W. Brown, Chief Security and Information Risk Officer, Investment Management, BNY Mellon; Robin Brown, CIO, Protein Group, Cargill; Howard Bruck, President & CEO, Farm Credit Financial Partners, Inc.; Nellson Burns, VP IT & CIO, Daltile-Mohawk Industries; Ben Cabrera, VP & CIO, Covanta; Scott Cadwalader, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Diligent Partners, LLC; Paul Calatayud, CSO Americas, Palo Alto Networks; Monica Caldas, SVP & CIO, Global Retail Markets, Liberty Mutual Insurance; Alizabeth Calder, SVP, HomEquity Bank; Andrew Campbell, CIO, Terex; Timothy Campos, CEO, Woven; Jasson Casey, CTO, SecurityScorecard; Bertina Ceccarelli, CEO, NPower; Susan Certoma, President, Enterprise Engineering, Inc.; Nicolas M. Chaillan, Special Advisor for Cloud Security and DevSecOps, U.S. Department of Defense; Mamatha Chamarthi, SVP, Chief Digital Officer & CIO, ZF TRW; Asheem Chandna, Partner, Greylock Partners; Tim Chang, Director of Sales Engineering, Imperva; Paul Chapman, CIO, Box; Gerald Chertavian, Founder and CEO, Year Up; Jack Clare, SVP, Chief Information and Strategy Officer, Dunkin' Brands; Anil Cheriyan, Former EVP & CIO, SunTrust Bank; Donald Codling, CISO & CPO, Double Check Solutions; Brook Colangelo, CIO, Waters Corporation; Ted Colbert, SVP & CIO, The Boeing Company; Nicholas Colisto, VP and CIO, Avery Dennison; Chris Colla, VP & CIO, B&G Foods; Gavin Colman, Partner, Global Technology & Services Practice, Heidrick & Struggles; Matt Comyns, Managing Partner, Caldwell Partners; Bob Concannon, Senior Client Partner, CIO/IT Officers Practice, Korn Ferry; Chris Cook, President & CEO, Delphix; Mignona Cote, Global Head of Identity and Access Management, AIG; Tim Crawford, CIO Strategic Advisor, AVOA; Lee W. Crump, CIO & Group Vice President, Rollins, Inc.; Tom Cullen, CIO, JUUL Labs; Julie Cullivan, SVP, Business Operations and CIO, ForeScout Technologies, Inc.; Jamey Cummings, Senior Client Partner Information Officers Practice/Co-Leader Cybersecurity Practice, Korn Ferry; Craig Cuyar, SVP, Global CIO, Omnicom; Glenn Dally, CISO, Molson Coors Brewing Company; Dale Danilewitz, EVP & CIO, AmerisourceBergen Corporation; Mike Daoust, Director of GTM Chrome, Google Chrome Enterprise; Chiranjoy Das, CIO, SimpleTire; Pinaki Dasgupta, CEO, Hindsait; Mike Dauber, General Partner, Amplify Partners; David Davies, CIO, Hargreaves Lansdown; Kirsten Davies, Global Security Executive; Matt Davies, Sr. Director, IT Risk Management and Cybersecurity, Ciena; Dana Deasy, CIO, U.S. Department of Defense; Jason DeHaan, CIO, Gildan; Anthony Deighton, CMO, Celonis; Esteban Deleon-Perla, COO, Salt Flats; Michael Del Priore, CIO, Diversey; Gary Desai, SVP & CIO, IEH Autoplus and Pep Boys; Christopher Desautel, SVP & Chief Digital Officer, Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies; Beth Devin, Head, Innovation Network, Citi Ventures; Gaurav Dhillon, Chairman and CEO, Snaplogic; Jim DiMarzio, CIO, Toyo Tires Holdings of Americas; Amy Doherty, SVP & CIO, AARP; Johnny Dranchak, Vice President Innovation and Digital, oneworld Management Company; Mark DuBrock, SVP Technology Infrastructure and Support, The Madison Square Garden Company; Nicole Eagan, CEO, Darktrace; Anil Earla, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Stealth.AI; Elizabeth Ebert, VP, North America IT Advisory Lead, Avanade; Joseph Eckroth, SVP & CIO, TE Information Systems; Mark Egan, Partner, StrataFusion; Saeed Elnaj, VP IT and CIO, National Council on Aging; Richard Entrup, Global CIO, Christie’s; Greg Ericson, SVP & CIO, Essilor of America; Lakshmi Eleswarpu, VP, Business and Supply Chain Systems, The Boeing Company; Lookman Fazal, CIO & CISO, Argo Turboserve Corporation; Thomas Farrington, EVP & CIO, Perrigo Company; Ryan Fay, Global CIO, ACI Benefits; Greg Fell, Chief Operating Officer, Gama Aviation; Boulton Fernando, CISO, Toyota Financial Services; Victor Fetter, Chief Digital Officer, Vertiv Co.; Jay Ferro, Chairman of the Board, Acting CIO, Apptega; Paul Fipps, Chief Digital Officer, Under Armour; Norm Fjeldheim, SVP, CIO, Head of Global Facilities, Illumina; Ursuline Foley, Managing Director and Corporate Platform Officer, AXA XL; Michael Frankel, Managing Director, Deloitte New-venture Accelerator, Deloitte Investments LLC; Renee Frey, Founder and President, TalentQ, Inc.; Kathryn Freytag, VP & CIO, Donaldson; Hugo Fueglein, Managing Director, Diversified Search; Kay Fuhrman, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles; Tsvi Gal, CTO, Morgan Stanley; Michelle Garvey, CIO, J. Crew; Chris Gates, CTO, Allstate; Jim Gearhart, Sr. Director, Enterprise Business Applications & Development, Zendesk; Tasker Generes, Global Head of IoT Strategy – Chief Innovation Office, ServiceNow; Sven Gerjets, EVP, CTO, Mattel, Inc.; Rahoul Ghose, CIO, ECMC Group; Ben Gibson, CMO, Nutanix; Mark Gingrich, CIO, Surescripts; Mike Giresi, CIO/CDO, Aramark; David Glazer, Director, Info-Tech Research Group; Stephen Gold, CTO & Chief Digital Operations Officer, Hudson’s Bay Company; Michael Golz, Chief Information Officer, Americas, SAP; Lev Gonick, CIO, Arizona State University; Dustin Goodwin, CIO, Icahn Enterprises; Ken Grady, CVP & CIO, IDEXX Laboratories; Chuck Gray, Consultant, Egon Zehnder; Ron Guerrier, SVP & CIO, Express Scripts; Rajiv Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, Skyhigh Networks; Sanjay Gupta, CTO, U.S. Small Business Administration; Anurag Gurtu, Co-Founder/VP Strategy & Marketing, AISERA; Andrew Guzman, VP & CTO Americas, HCL; Elizabeth Hackenson, CIO, Schneider Electric; Graeme Hackland, CIO, Williams F1 Team; Ben Haines, SVP, CIO, Oath; Marc Hamer, Corporate VP, Digital and Global CIO, Sealed Air Corporation; Gary Harbison, CISO, Bayer Crop Science; Jon Harding, Global CIO, Conair Corporation; Cindy Harro, SVP, Cloud Risk, Security and Regulatory Governance, Bank of America; Vicki Harper, Director of Information Technology, Acument Global Technologies; Scott Harvey, SVP, ServiceNow; Kevin Haskew, SVP & CIO, ON Semiconductor; Jim Haskin, SVP & CIO, Aspect Software; Patty Hatter, CIO, Strategic Advisor, Multiple Startups; Linglong He, CIO, Quicken Loans; Mary Heger, SVP & CIO, Ameren Services Center; Mark Hellbusch, MBA, CISSP, Senior Cybersecurity Consultant, GBprotect; Donagh Herlihy, EVP & CTO, Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.; Bruce Hoffmeister, Global CIO, Marriott International; Relle Howard, CIO, Trinity Industries; Brad Horst, CIO, Principal, EYP, Inc.; John Iannarelli, Former FBI Special Agent and Senior Executive Advisor on cyber matters; Bhushan Ivaturi, SVP & CIO, Enbridge; Chris Jacquet, VP CISO, Hitachi Vantara; Charu Jain, VP & CIO, Alaska Airlines; Abhay Jajoo, Founder and CEO, CustomerInsights.AI; Arif Janmohamed, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners; Steven John, CIO, Ameripride Services; Alissa Johnson, VP, Chief Information Security Officer, Xerox; Clay Johnson, CIO and EVP, Global Business Services, Walmart; Keith Johnson, VP of Global Accounts, Jama Software; Wanda Jones-Heath, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, United States Air Force; Sheila Jordan, SVP & CIO, Symantec; Sajit Joseph, Chief Innovation Officer, American Red Cross; Mike Kail, Chief Innovation Officer, Cybric; Arik Kalininsky, CEO, Dalikoo; Steve Kaplan, VP of Customer Success Finance, Nutanix; Somya Kapoor, Head of Product, AISERA; David Karandish, CEO,; Sandeep Katarnavre, CIO & VP IT, Saint-Gobain; Stephen Katsirubas, CIO, Hunter Douglas; Michael Kay, New York Yankees Broadcaster, YES Network; Emmet Keefe III, Founder, Insight Ignite Venture Partner, Insight Venture Partners; Tom Keiser, COO, Zendesk; Steve Kendrick, President, KER Partners; Yousuf Khan, CIO, Pure Storage; Stuart Kippelman, SVP & CIO, Platform Specialty Products Corporation; Tony Kirk, VP East Region, Rimini Street; Josh Knopp, VP, Information Security Officer, Enterprise Holdings, Inc.; Thomas Koulopoulos, Chairman and Founder, Delphi Group; Prakash Kota, CIO, Autodesk; Jeff Kubacki, VP & CIO, Winnebago Industries, Inc.; Emmeline Kuhn, Consultant, Leathwaite; Ajoy Kumar, Head of IT Risk Analysis and Reporting, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation; Rashmi Kumar, SVP & CIO, U.S. Pharmaceutical, McKesson Corporation; Matthew Lagana, Director, IT and Chief Information Security Officer, MBIA; Justin Lahullier, CIO, Delta Dental of New Jersey; James Lamb, CIO, Interstate Hotels & Resorts; Jeff Lamoreaux, CIO, Global Partners LP; Jonathan Landon, President & Founder, Connectiv Innovation Corporation; Kate Lanners, Global Supply Chain IT Leader, Ecolab; Mike Larson, SVP, CIO, Universal Hospital Services; David Lee, VP Product Platform, RingCentral; Tony Leng, Managing Director, Practice Lead and OMP, Diversified Search; Sean Lennon, SVP & Global CIO, Allergan, Plc; Rockford Lhotka, CTO, Magenic; Barry Libenson, Global CIO, Experian; Beverly Lieberman, President, Halbrecht Lieberman Associates; Brian Lillie, Chief Product Officer, Equinix; Bill Limond, Former CIO, National Health Insurance Co., Qatar Supreme Council of Health; Mark Lobel, Principal, PwC; Drew Lockhart, CIO, Ally Bank Consumer and Commercial Products; Ralph Loura, SVP CIO, Lumentum; Jim Love, CIO and Chief Content Officer, IT World Canada; Carmen Lumpkin, Chrome Enterprise Expert, Google Chrome Enterprise; Caterina Luppi, CIO, American Psychiatric Association; Robert Lux, EVP & CIO, Cenlar FSB; Kelly Lyman, CIO-PECO VP IT Real-Time Strategy, Exelon; Lesley Ma, Global CIO, Cadillac General Motors; Andrew Macaulay, CTO, Topgolf; Michael Macrie, Former SVP & CIO, Land O'Lakes; David Mahon, VP & Chief Security Officer, CenturyLink; Hari Makkala, CEO, Founder, Stealth Mode Startup Company; Joe Malfesi, VP Infrastructure Services, Transaction Network Services, Inc.; Christopher Mandelaris, CISO, Elevations Credit Union; Joel Manfredo, CIO, Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health Plans; Ron Markham, Executive Strategist, ServiceNow; Tim Marshall, CTO & Co-Founder, Neudesic; Paul Martin, SVP & CIO, Baxter International; Israel Martinez, Chairman & CEO, Axon Global; Tim Mather, Chief Security Strategist, PatternEx; Nathan Mayer, Co-Founder and VP of Strategy, AutonomIQ; Soham Mazumdar, Co-Founder, Rubrik; John McCaffrey, CIO, Cirrostratus Technology; Sean McCourt, Founder & Managing Director, Longford & Company; Tom McCurley, CIO, The Chefs Warehouse.; Quintin McGrath, Senior Managing Director, Shared Technology Services, Deloitte; Stuart McGuigan, VP & CIO, Johnson & Johnson; James McJunkin, VP, CSO, Discover Financial Services; John Mealia, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry; Raman Mehta, VP & CIO, Visteon Corporation; Howard Melnick, EVP, Global CIO, Signet; Chris Meyerpeter, CIO, Ardent Mills; Teresa Miquelarena, Global Director Intelligent Automation, Kimberly-Clark Corporation; Shamim Mohammad, Senior Vice President & CIO, CARMAX; Willliam Miller, Jr., SVP & CIO, NetApp; Michael Montoya, Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft; Mark Moore, COO/Founder, Inxeption; David Morris, Founder, Chairman & CEO, HiPER Solutions Group The HSG; Joanne Moretti, SVP & CMO, Jabil; Harry Moseley, CIO, Zoom; Barb Munro, Co-Founder and Partner, The Carrera Agency; David Munroe, Director, Information Security, National Hockey League; John Murdock, Partner, Executive Search Partners LLC; Vipul Nagrath, Global CIO, ADP, LLC; Shamla Naidoo, Global CISO, IBM; Sridhar Nallani, SVP & CTO, Charlotte Russe; Earl Newsome, VP & CIO, Praxair, Inc.; Lisa Nichols, CEO, Technology Partners; Adam Noble, SVP & CIO/Digital, GAF; Jim Noga, VP & CIO, Partners HealthCare; Khuloud Odeh, VP IT & CIO, The Urban Institute; John O’Neill, Executive Client Partner, The Nerdery; Michael Palmer, VP & CISO, National Football League; Amit Pandey, CEO, Avi Networks; Georgia Papathomas, SVP & Global Head Data Sciences, Johnson & Johnson; Jeetu Patel, Chief Product Officer & Chief Strategy Officer, Box; Nicholas Parrotta, Chief Digital & Information Officer, HARMAN International; Edwina Payne, SVP & CIO, Avanos Medical; Tom Peck, EVP, Chief Information and Digital Officer, Ingram Micro; Vanessa Pegueros, VP & CISO, DocuSign; Wendy Pfeiffer, CIO, Nutanix; Steve Phillips, CIO, Alorica; Steve Phillpott, CIO, Western Digital Corporation; Michael Piacente, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Hitch Partners; Todd Pierce, Board of Directors, Dignity Health; Dave Pitera, Regional Director, Magenic; Mark Polansky, Senior Partner, CIO/IT Officers Practice, Korn Ferry; Lisa Porlier, Managing Director, Technology Sector Leader, Russell Reynolds Associates; Phyllis Post, VP & CIO, Global Human Health IT, Merck; Frank Price, VP & CISO, CVS Health; Joseph Puglisi, VP, IT, Nice-Pak Products, Inc.; Dan Puterbaugh, Director, Strategic Development, Document Cloud, Adobe; Tianbing (TQ) Qian, SVP & Chief Digital Information Officer, Ports America; Larry Quinlan, Global CIO, Deloitte; Jason Rader, National Director of Security Solutions, Datalink; Mike Raeder, CISO, OrbitalATK; Morgan Reed, CIO, State of Arizona; Paul Renko, Global Delivery Lead, Foundational Products and Services, Ford Motor Company; John Repko, CIO, AIG; James Rinaldi, CIO, Jet Propulsion Laboratories; Dan Roberts, President & CEO, Ouellette & Associates; Dave Roberts, CIO, Radius Payment Solutions; Matthew Rosenquist, Cybersecurity Strategist, Intel Corporation; Stephan Rossbauer, Vice President, Solution Engineering, Celonis; John Rossman, Managing Partner, Rossman Partners; Bernadette Rotolo, SVP, Head of Global Systems, Warner Music Group; Jim Routh, CSO, Aetna; Raj Sabhlok, President, Zoho; Michael Salas, Chief Information & Digital Officer, SUEZ in North America; Mark Sander, Former Head of IT, Global Quality Operations, Teva Pharmaceuticals; Vijay Sankaran, CIO, TD Ameritrade; Andrew Santacroce, Vice President of Technology Development, TMNA Services, LLC; Anahi Santiago, CISO, Christiana Care Health System; Teresa Sanzottera, VP & CIO, Specialty Generics, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals; Pete Sattler, SVP & CIO, John Wiley and Sons; Mark Schwendener, Head of Sales & Strategy; Financial Services, Eightfold AI; Candida Seasock, Founder and President, CTS Associates, LLC; Mark Settle, CIO, Okta; Trevor Schulze, Global CIO, Micron Technology; Bill Schlough, SVP & CIO, San Francisco Giants; Yvonne Scott, CIO, Crowe Horwath LLP; John Seifert, Chief Executive, The Ogilvy Group; Rama Sekhar, Partner, Norwest Venture Partners; Yasmin Shah, SIM San Diego Co-Founder and CIO and Board Member, Village to Village Network; Naresh Shanker, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Stealth Mode Startup Company; Ram Shanmugam, Co-Founder and CEO, AutonomIQ; Daniel Sheehan, EVP & CIO, Beacon Health Options; Chad Sheridan, CIO, USDA-Risk Management Agency; George Sheth, MBA, Managing Partner, Diligent Partners; Brian Shield, VP, IT, Boston Red Sox; Carolann Shields, CISO, KPMG; Manjit Singh, CIO, Toyota North America; Bipul Sinha, Co-Founder and CEO, Rubrik; Pranab Sinha, CIO, MACOM; David Smoley, CIO, AstraZeneca; Ed Solomon, Corporate Engagement Consultant, Year Up; Ed Soo Hoo, Data Center Evangelist, Lenovo; Stephen Spagnuolo, Managing Director, Digital Security & Risk/Retained Search Practice Leader, Quantum Search Partners; Michael Spandau, SVP Global IT & CIO, Fender Musical Instruments; Scott Spradley, EVP & CTO, Tyson Foods, Inc.; Tim Stanley, President, CXO & Founder, Tekexecs/Innovatects/CXOCo; Patrick Steele, Chair, CIO Advisory Board, Blumberg Capital; Kimberly Stevenson, SVP, Products and Solutions, Lenovo Data Center Group; Vaughn Stewart, VP Technology Alliances, Pure Storage; Cynthia Stoddard, SVP & CIO, Adobe; Scott Strickland, CIO, Wyndham Hotel Group; Brad Strock, CIO, PayPal; Muddu Sudhakar, Entrepreneur & Executive; George Surdu, Chief Strategy Officer, HTC Global Services; Jim Swanson, SVP/CIO and Digital Transformation Lead, Bayer Crop Science; Thomas Sweet, VP IT, GM Financial; Dave Taddei, Founder & CEO, Integress; Bob Tapscott, Management Consultant, The Tapscott Group; Bruce Taragin, Managing Director, Blumberg Capital; Bill Titler, Regional Director, Magenic; Sathish TK, Senior Director of Digital Innovation, Neudesic; Milos Topic, VP & CIO, Saint Peter’s University; Mark Tonnesen, CIO, CSO and VP Operations, Neustar, Inc.; Joe Topinka, CIO, SnapAV; Scott Tousley, Deputy Director, Cyber Security Division, DHS Science & Technology; Mike Towers, Chief Security Officer, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.; Marshall Tracy, CISO and Chief Security Evangelist, IDEXX Laboratories; Steve Trautman, Principal and Founder, The Steve Trautman Co.; Lori Tremonti, VP, Enterprise Service Delivery, Fiserv; Angie Tuglus, EVP of Operations, Ally Financial, Inc.; James Turgal, Managing Director, Cyber Risk Services, Deloitte; Randall Urban, Chief Digital Officer, Adient; Vijayanand Vadrevu, Head – Global IT Infrastructure Services, Novartis; William VanCuren, SVP & CIO, NCR Corporation; Kevin Vasconi, EVP & CIO, Domino's; Sangy Vatsa, EVP and CIO, Comerica Bank; Radhika Venkatraman, CIO, Global Markets, Credit Suisse; Ken Venner, Former CIO, Space Exploration Technologies; Swamy Viswanathan, EVP & Chief Product Officer, ASG Technologies; Paul von Autenreid, SVP & CIO, Bristol-Myers Squibb; Gary VonderHaar, EVP, Operations & Technology – Processing, MasterCard; Gautam Vyas, SVP & Chief Growth Officer, Global Payments Division, FIS; Ajay Waghray, EVP & CTO, Assurant; Milind Wagle, CIO, Equinix; Brett Wahlin, CSO, Green Dot Corporation; Craig Walker, VP & CIO Shell Downstream, Shell International Petroleum Company; James Walsh, COO/CEO, Private Equity Backed Company; Brad Whitehall, Vice President, Information Technology, CIO, UniFirst Corporation; John Whiting, Global Chief Information Security Officer, DDB Worldwide; Eric F.G. Wilson, EVP & CIO, Security and Facilities, SAFE Credit Union; Michael Wilson, VP & CISO, McKesson Corporation; Michelle Wilson, Co-President, WWE; Deanna Wise, EVP & CIO, Dignity Health; Stephanie Woerner, Research Scientist, MIT Center for Information Systems Research (CISR); Jon Wrennall, Group CTO, Advanced; Renee Wynn, CIO, NASA; Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO and Co-Founder, SecurityScorecard; Angela Yochem, EVP Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Novant Health; Lina Young, SVP & CIO, Peabody; Eric Yuan, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Zoom; Jed Yueh, Founder, Executive Chairman, Delphix; Steven Zachok, Director, Enterprise Solution Engineering, RingCentral; Dr.Robert Zandoli, Global CISO and CTO, BUNGE LTD.; Sigal Zarmi, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley; and Naveen Zutshi, CIO, Palo Alto Networks.

Distinguished partners include Accenture; Accrue Partners; ACTRA; Acuative; Adobe; AISERA; Apptio; Armis; ASG Technologies; AutonomIQ; Avanade; Avasant; Benchmark IT; BravoTECH; Celonis; CenturyLink; Citrix; Cohesity; Comcast Business; Commvault; CrowdStrike; CyberArk; Cybereason; Cylance; Darktrace; Datalink; Datrium; Deloitte; Dell Boomi; Delphix; Duo;; enSilo; eSentire; Espressive; Equinix; ExaGrid; Forcepoint; ForgeRock; Fortinet; Fuze; Gemalto; Google Chrome Enterprise; HCL Technologies; Hewlett Packard Enterprise; IGEL; Imperva; InfraGard; Informatica; Information Builders; Info-Tech Research Group; Integress; Intel; Inxeption; iSymplify; Ivanti; Jama Software;; Kaminario; The Judge Group; Lenovo; Lightspeed Venture Partners; Macrosoft; Magenic; Masergy; Microsoft; Mist; Netskope; Neudesic; Nth Generation; Nutanix; Onapsis; OneNeck IT Solutions; Panzura; Polyrific; Pure Storage; PwC; Rimini Street; RingCentral; Rubrik; SAP; SecurityScorecard; SentinelOne; ServiceNow; Silver Peak; Singtel; Softtek; SoftwareONE; Snow Software; Sumo Logic; TB Consulting; Thales eSecurity; Tintri; Trace3; Western Digital Corporation; Windsor Group; Workday; Yash Technologies; Zendesk; Zerto; Zoho; Zscaler and Zoom.

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