CIOs and business technology executives will also gather in Dallas on Oct. 7 to explore innovative approaches to winning the global war for talent

Westport, CT — September 30, 2021 — HMG Strategy, the World’s #1 digital platform for enabling technology executives to reimagine the enterprise and reshape the business world, is excited to be hosting its in-person 2021 HMG Live! Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit on October 14. HMG Strategy’s highly interactive events bring together the world’s most distinguished and innovative security and business technology leaders to discuss the most pressing leadership, strategic, cultural, technology and career challenges and opportunities that they face today – and into the future. 

The 2021 HMG Live! Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit, taking place at the Hilton Americas – Houston from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT, will focus on the fresh mindset needed by CIOs and business technology executives to drive business innovation with the CEO and line-of-business leaders, along with the role that these executives play in fostering a diverse and inclusive culture.

As global businesses continue to expand their digital capabilities and services, CIOs, CDOs, CTOs and other technology executives are expected to reimagine and reinvent the business and help to design the future workplace,” said Hunter Muller President and CEO at HMG Strategy. “The authentic and compassionate leaders that business technology executives have demonstrated since March 2020 will continue to serve them well in shining a light towards a brighter future for all employees and stakeholders.”

Top-tier CIOs and industry executives speaking at the 2021 HMG Live! Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include:

  • Bhupesh Arora, VP & CIO, Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.
  • Jesse Carrillo, SVP & CIO, Hines
  • Mike Coogan, Director of Information Security and CISO, Waste Management
  • George Crawford, CIO/CISO/Partner, Catapult Energy Services Group LLC
  • Jeff Fleece, CTO, Digital Technology, Baker Hughes
  • Stephanie Franklin-Thomas, VP, CISO, ABM
  • Scott Glenn, Partner, BearingPoint
  • Keith Landau, Managing Director, Information Technology Services, Deloitte
  • Tom Peck, EVP, Chief Information and Digital Officer, Sysco
  • Dr. Kenneth Russell, Chief Innovation Officer, Curran Biotech
  • Allan Sommer, Vice President, Capgemini
  • Teresa Tonthat, VP of Information Services and CISO, Texas Children’s
  • Clif Triplett, Executive Director, KEARNEY
  • Allen Wuescher, VP & CIO, Toshiba

    Valued Partners for the 2021 HMG Live! Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit include Akamai, Auth0, BearingPoint, BetterCloud, Darktrace, Forescout Technologies, Globant, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SIM Houston, Skybox Security, Zoom and Zscaler.

    To learn more about the 2021 HMG Live! Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit and to register for this in-person event, click here.

    HMG Strategy will also be hosting its 2021 HMG Live! Dallas CIO Executive Leadership Summit at the Westin Galleria Dallas on October 7. Timely topics to be explored at this in-person event will include innovative approaches to winning the global war for talent.

    World-class CIOs and industry executives speaking at the 2021 HMG Live! Dallas CIO Executive Leadership Summit on October 7 will include:

  • Mike Anderson, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Netskope
  • Renee Arrington, President, COO & Director, Pearson Partners International, Inc.
  • Patrick Benoit, VP & Global Business Information Security Officer, CBRE
  • Jeevan Bobbili, Head of IT Commercial Operations and Automation, Alcon
  • Nellson Burns, VP IT & CIO, Daltile-Mohawk Industries
  • Kevin Christ, Partner, Concentre
  • Mark Connelly, CISO, Boston Consulting Group
  • Mignona Cote, Head of Security AWS Global and Strategic Accounts, Amazon Web Services
  • Jamey Cummings, Partner - Cybersecurity and Technology, JM Search
  • Chris Gates, Group CIO and SVP Hosting Services, Allstate
  • Vipin Gupta, CIO, Toyota Financial Services
  • Michael McNeil, Chief Information Security Officer, McKesson Corporation
  • Lety Nettles, EVP and CIO of Innovation and Business Products, LPL Financial
  • Ed Robben, Interim CIO, Orthofix
  • Tania Salarvand, Managing Director, Globant
  • Neelu Sethi, SVP & CIO, Reddy Ice
  • Angela Venuk, CIO, Gamestop

    Valued Partners for the 2021 HMG Live! Dallas CIO Executive Leadership Summit include Akamai, Auth0, BetterCloud, Citrix, Darktrace, Forescout Technologies, Globant, NPower, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, Productiv, RingCentral, Rubrik, SafeGuard Cyber, SIM Dallas/Fort Worth, Skybox Security, Zoom and Zscaler.

    To learn more about the 2021 HMG Live! Dallas CIO Executive Leadership Summit and to register for the event, click here

    HMG Strategy will also be hosting its 2021 HMG Live! New Jersey CIO Executive Leadership Summit on September 30. Timely topics to be explored in this highly interactive digital event include how CIOs and business technology executives can help drive innovation, grow the business and identify and execute on new business models and go-to-market strategies. Business technology executives will also share best practices for leading and building a high-performance culture.

    World-class CIOs and industry executives speaking at the 2021 HMG Live! New Jersey CIO Executive Leadership Summit on September 30 will include:

  • Roota Almeida, CISO, Delta Dental of NJ and CT
  • Judith Apshago, Vice President, Information Technology, Amtrak
  • Christopher Callahan, CISO, The Weichert Companies
  • William Compton, SVP & CIO, Integra Life Sciences
  • Jerry Flasz, EVP, Technology and Global Services and Chief Information Officer, Becton, Dickinson and Company
  • Patrick Ford, CISO, Americas Region, Schneider Electric
  • Robert Galvin, CTO, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Rocco Grillo, Managing Director – Global Cyber Risk Services & Incident Response Investigation, Alvarez & Marsal
  • Jon Harding, Global CIO, Conair LLC
  • Dutt Kalluri, SVP, Global Digital & Technology Transformation, Broadridge
  • Wafaa Mamilli, EVP, Chief Information & Digital Officer, Zoetis
  • Quintin McGrath, Senior Managing Director, Technology Management & Enablement, Global Technology Services, Deloitte
  • Brian Mecca, EVP, SIM New Jersey
  • Anne Plese, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Rimini Street
  • Joseph Puglisi, Former VP IT, Nice-Pak Products, Inc.
  • Scott Strickland, EVP & CIO, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
  • Muddu Sudhakar, CEO, Aisera
  • Gabrielle Wolfson, CIO & CDO, Quest Diagnostics

    Valued Partners for the 2021 HMG Live! New Jersey CIO Executive Leadership Summit include Aisera, Akamai, Auth0, BetterCloud, Darktrace, Forescout Technologies, Globant, ManageEngine, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, Rimini Street, Inc., RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SIM New Jersey, Skybox Security, Zoom and Zscaler.

    To learn more about the 2021 HMG Live! New Jersey CIO Executive Leadership Summit and to register for the event, click here.

    To learn about all of HMG Strategy’s Upcoming CIO & CISO Summits, click here.

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    About HMG Strategy

    HMG Strategy is the world's leading digital platform for connecting technology executives to reimagine the enterprise and reshape the business world. The HMG Strategy global network consists of more than 400,000 CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, CDOs, senior business technology executives, search industry executives, venture capitalists, industry experts and world-class thought leaders. HMG Strategy’s global media model generates more than 1 million impressions per week, providing vast opportunities for business technology leaders and sponsor partners to promote themselves and their brands.

    HMG Strategy was founded in 2008 by Hunter Muller, a leadership expert who has worked side-by-side with Fortune 2000 executives with strategic planning and career ascent for the past 30+ years. HMG Strategy’s regional and virtual CIO and CISO Executive Leadership Series, authored books and Digital Resource Center deliver unique, peer-driven guidance from CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, CDOs and technology executives on leadership, innovation, transformation and career ascent. HMG Strategy offers a range of peer-led research services such as its CIO & CISO Executive Leadership Alliance (CELA) program which bring together the world’s top CIOs, CISOs and technology executives to brainstorm on the top opportunities and challenges facing them in their roles.

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    HMG Strategy also produces the HMG Security Innovation Accelerator Panel, a new webinar series that’s designed to connect enterprise technology and security leaders with the most innovative technology and cybersecurity companies from across the world.

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