Upcoming Summits

2019 CIO Summit of America

Grand Hyatt New York, New York, NY


Future State 2025 - Driving the Digital Roadmap to a Customer-Centric Enterprise

In today’s fast-changing business landscape, it’s not your competitors that threaten your company’s survival. It’s your organization’s willingness and capacity to disrupt its existing business model or be disrupted. Because the CIO is at the center of the digital transformation journey she or he is uniquely positioned to deliver fearless leadership, fuse emerging technologies with process redesign and people skills, partner with the C-suite and board of directors, and successfully navigate the business into the future.

The courageous leadership traits needed to foster a culture of innovation and transformation on the path to genius will be the focal point of the 2019 CIO Summit of America.


  • Edward Amoroso
    Founder & CEO
    TAG Cyber LLC

    Dr. Edward G. Amoroso is Chief Executive Officer of TAG Cyber LLC, a global cyber security advisory, training, consulting, and media services company supporting hundreds of major organizations across the world. Ed recently retired from AT&T after thirty-one years of service, beginning in Unix security R&D at Bell Labs and culminating as Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer of AT&T from 2004 to 2016. He was elected an AT&T Fellow in 2010.

    Ed has been Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the Stevens Institute of Technology for the past twenty-nine years, where he has introduced over three thousand graduate students to the topic of information security. He is also a Research Professor in the Computer Science Department at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and a Senior Advisor at the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University. He is author of six books on cyber security, and dozens of major research and technical papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings.

    Ed holds the BS degree in Physics from Dickinson College, the MS/PhD degrees in Computer Science from the Stevens Institute of Technology, and is a graduate of the Columbia Business School. He holds ten patents in cyber security technology, and he served previously on the Board of Directors for M&T Bank and the NSA Advisory Board.

    Ed’s work has been highlighted on CNN, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. He has worked directly with four Presidential administrations on issues related to national security, critical infrastructure protection, and cyber policy. He and his wife Lee live in New Jersey and are the proud parents of three wonderfully successful Millennials.

  • Shawn Banerji
    Managing Partner, Technology, Digital and Data Leaders Practice
    Caldwell Partners

    Shawn Banerji is the Managing Partner for the Technology, Digital and Data Leaders Practice at Caldwell Partners.  As a trusted advisor to organizations seeking to transform their businesses by unlocking the latent value of their legacy product portfolios, Shawn advises clients on the convergence of talent and innovation across all facets of the evolving digital enterprise. He specializes in the recruitment and assessment of these catalyst leaders who are resetting the value propositions of their organizations and industries through the power of data & analytics, accelerated software engineering, and Cloud. He is a loud advocate for increasing technology representation and diversity on corporate boards. He is also an ex-officio board member of SIM New York and serves on the board of advisors for The Center for Technology Management at Columbia University.  Shawn is co-located in TCP’s New York and  Stamford offices.

  • Colleen Berube
    CIO
    Zendesk

    Colleen Berube is a Digital and Business Model Transformation Leader who assists companies in navigating the changing technology landscape and its implications for the market as well as inside the enterprise.  She has nearly two decades of experience in IT leadership, strategy, IT innovation, enterprise software and business consultation.  Colleen is known for her ability to successfully navigate complex business transitions, to elevate and leverage IT as a differentiator, and to build amazing teams that surpass expectations. 

    Colleen was previously an Executive in Residence with PwC where she works on various commercial and internal initiatives providing ‘the voice of the client.’  Prior to PwC, Colleen was Vice President of IT for Adobe Systems, where she was responsible for all business systems, e-commerce and information management.  She was responsible for the strategic direction and delivery of the Adobe’s large-scale transformation to the Subscription Economy. She led a global engineering organization that is redefined IT’s role as a SaaS enabler driving key changes including the move from Data to Digital, from Product to Customer focus, from Orders to Subscriptions, in delivering Agility for Product Engineering. She has also held executive level IT roles at Cisco Systems, Palm and SAP.

    She is a Board Director for The Institute for Human and Social Development (IHSD), a non-profit organization providing early childhood education and services to the high need pre-school children and their families.  She is also a member of the Nominating Committee for the Anita Borg Institute Technical Leadership Award and an active member of the Athena Alliance supporting women impacting at the highest levels of leadership. She holds a BA from State University at Potsdam, NY, and a MBA is from the University of North Florida.

     

  • Ben Cabrera
    Interim VP
    eTag Technologies, Inc.

  • Nick Caley
    Vice President, Financial Services & Regulatory
    ForgeRock

    With twenty years' experience covering all aspects of Information Security, Nick Caley has advised global clients in industry and government on security strategy and the operational capabilities that enable organisations to protect their most valuable assets.

    Engagements over the last two decades have provided Nick with detailed knowledge of enterprise infrastructure and the protection of sensitive, high value data. As Enterprise has developed hybrid architectures and data driven business models, Nick has advised on how to enable digital transformation whilst reducing risks.

    With ForgeRock, Nick is responsible for Financial Services and Regulatory with a focus on guiding organisations to deliver successful outcomes beyond compliance with GDPR, PSD2 and Open Banking. 

  • Andrew Campbell
    CIO
    Terex Corporation

    Andrew Campbell was appointed Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Terex Corporation on November 7, 2016. He is responsible for all information systems for Terex globally and will serve as the principal technology advisor to the senior management team. Previously he served as Vice President and Group Chief Information Officer of Xerox Document Technology. Prior to Xerox, Andrew held IT leadership positions at General Electric, Ceridian Corporation and Dais Analytic Corporation. Andrew is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration, majoring in marketing and computer applications.

  • Mignona Cote
    Sr. Practices Leader
    Amazon Web Services

    Mignona Cote is a proven problem solver with a unique ability to find, assess and fix information security vulnerabilities across a variety of industries. With more than two decades of experience in information security, risk management, compliance and auditing, Mignona helps Fortune 50 companies ensure the security of their data. She has a proven track record of transforming technical operations and building strategic solutions for companies like Aetna, Bank of America, PepsiCo and Verizon. Her expertise spans incident response, vulnerability management, access management, vendor management, risk and compliance, as well as auditing. She has completely reshaped secured solutions throughout large enterprise networks.

  • Mahrya Dakubu
    Document Cloud Team
    Adobe

    Mahrya is a Sr. Solutions Consultant at Adobe focused on the Adobe Document Cloud. Mahrya is an experienced technology professional with over a decade of experience understanding business needs and industry trends, assembling comprehensive solutions using a broad range of technologies and executing implementations that drive positive business outcomes.  Her particular focus has been around digital transformation and optimization of business processes.

  • Mike Daoust
    Director of GTM Chrome
    Google Chrome Enterprise

    Mike has global responsibility for the Go-To-Market functions across Chrome including strategy, operations, sales, partners and customer success. Mike has been with Google since 2008 and has held leadership roles within the G Suite and Google Maps teams before joining the Chrome team in 2013. He is committed to driving directly, and with our ecosystem of partners, the global adoption of Chrome Browser & OS platforms (Chromebooks) across all enterprises & schools. Prior to joining Google, Mike spent 15 plus years in various leadership roles in cloud analytics and enterprise search as well as with IBM's Information Management business unit. He is a graduate of Bowdoin College with an MBA from Boston College and lives in the Boston area with his wife and 3 kids.

  • Kirsten Davies
    SVP & CISO
    Estée Lauder Companies

    Kirsten Davies is formerly the Group Chief Security Officer (CSO) for Barclays Africa Group, where she has been tapped to build and run an end to end security function to include cybersecurity, information security, fraud, analytics, and physical security (among others) for operations across the continent.

    Kirsten brings a unique blend of global leadership, business acumen, cyber security practitioner experience, and technology background to her role. She is a proven leader in guiding large-scale global transformation programs focused on cyber and information security, technology, business process, and organizational transformation.

    Prior to her role with Barclays, Davies served in two capacities at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), both as Vice President and Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and as Vice President for Enterprise Security Strategy, heading up one of four
    worldwide, strategic customer-facing areas for HPE.

    In her tenure with HPE, she achieved the first-ever Cyber Security Master Agreement with the German Workers Council, now replicated across HPE’s 20+ Works Councils in EMEA, led the strategic overhaul and reorganization of the Cyber Security
    Program, and broadened the capability of “Next Generation Security”, including Insider Risk and the IT/OT convergence.

    Prior to HPE, Kirsten served as the CISO for Global InfoSec Strategy and Governance at Siemens. There she managed the global InfoSec Transformation Program to refine the culture, people, policies, processes and technical portfolio of information security. Prior to that, she held senior leadership positions at Booz Allen Hamilton and Deloitte Australia.

  • John Doucette
    VP of Consulting Operations
    Magenic

    John Doucette is the VP of Consulting Operations at Magenic, with responsibility for consulting delivery and business growth throughout Magenic’s eight US regions. John helps clients overcome challenges they face in developing enterprise software solutions. With his broad industry, organizational and technology perspectives, the entrepreneurial-minded Doucette is a recognized expert in software development lifecycle management, with several national speaking credits and publications to his name.

    His career has focused on all aspects of delivering custom software to solve complex business problems with a focus on developing technology that is rewarding for the teams writing the code, as much as the customers using the products delivered. He launched his career as a Communications officer in the US Air Force handling several high profile projects involving the stealth fighter F-117 program in Nevada and developing statistical software to analyze secure streaming data captured by fighter jets in dogfights for Red Flag operations. He began his private sector career in Boston in 1990 as a Digital EDP Auditor for Coopers & Lybrand. He then continued with various software development roles in the New England area, and eventually co-authored a patent for scanning technology using EDI in the manufacturing and distribution industry. After some time as a Java developer at a startup company in Cambridge, MA, John found himself as a Development Manager at TJX Companies. His passion for SDLC and ALM drove significant improvements for the company, including early adoption of Agile and automated DevOps while supporting a large mainframe modernization program in Merchandising Systems.

    After joining Magenic in 2008 as a consultant in the Boston office, John transitioned to the national level in Minneapolis and took the leadership role as the first General Manager of the National Markets branch, building a business outside of established regions to over $50M in less than 4 years.

    John lives in Minneapolis, MN with his wife after raising his children in Boston for 22 years. When not working, John enjoys scuba diving, international travel, photography and golf.

  • Kevin Dunne
    General Manager, Tricentis Flood
    Tricentis

    As the GM of Tricentis Flood, Kevin Dunne ensures his team's continued commitment to innovation and delivering tools for creating software that scales. With a deep interest in the emerging trends in software development and testing, Kevin is dedicated to collaborating with thought leaders in this space. Kevin comes to Tricentis from Deloitte, where he managed testing on large government and Fortune 500 engagements delivering ERP implementations and custom software development. As one of the first employees at QASymphony, Kevin has seen many facets of the business working in sales, customer support, marketing, and product management. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University.

  • Cindy Finkelman
    Chief Information Officer
    FactSet Research Systems

  • Ursuline Foley
    Board Member & Strategic Advisor

    Ursuline (Urs) Foley has 35 years of global Financial Services and Technology experience, with diverse leadership in public companies. She currently serves on a public bank board, chairs a NFP Board, is a member of 5 advisory boards, NACD and also World Affairs Forum. An accomplished executive, Urs formerly served as Chief Corporate Operations Officer, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Data Officer (CDO) and Managing Director with XL Group (XL). She has proven leadership in driving company growth, expense containment and innovation strategies through success in multiple M&A integrations, diversifications, major complex business transformations, regulatory compliance, data privacy, cyber security, shared service establishment and by leading technology, data & digital capabilities. Urs led large global high-performance teams for technology and specific operations for many years. Prior to XL Group, Urs held various technology positions at other Reinsurance, Financial brokerage, Shipping and Manufacturing firms. Urs lived and worked in Ireland, Bermuda and U.S. (citizen).

    Urs serves on the full boards and the audit committee for The Provident Financial Services & The Provident Bank. Formerly, she served on XL’s U.S. legal entity boards as Global Reinsurance CIO. She is Chairman (& prior President) for Westchester Fairfield Society for Information Management. She serves on three university advisory boards (PACE, University Bridgeport, Rutgers Cyber Security Program), in addition to Accenture’s Insurance Innovation Board and a Blockchain startup.  Urs also chaired global Insurance standard committees (e.g. ACORD, BRMA, RAA) for many years to help drive Insurance eCommerce adoption.

    Urs is a sought after conference speaker on technology, digital, cyber/privacy and data, plus has published many articles over the years. Urs holds both a Bachelor of Science and Teaching Diploma from University College Cork, Ireland, Masters of Science from PACE University NYC and a Technology Leadership certificate from Babson University Boston. She also attended NYC College of Insurance and also College of Finance.

  • Michael Frankel
    Managing Director, Deloitte New-venture Accelerator
    Deloitte Investments LLC

    Michael Frankel is a senior innovation, corporate development, strategy and operating executive who has spent his career driving growth and innovation through acquisitions, ecosystems, investments, new products/services and entering new markets.  He currently serves as Managing Director of the Deloitte New-venture Accelerator.  Prior to joining Deloitte Michael served as CFO for two early stage technology companies and before that was Senior Vice President, Business Development and Mergers & Acquisitions for LexisNexis Group.  In that role he had global responsibility for all corporate development activities (acquisitions, divestitures, equity investments and alliances).

    Michael has experience in several sectors including business services, market research and data analytics, B2B content and data and enterprise software.  He has deep expertise in acquisitions, equity and venture investing, strategy, product development and international expansion.  He has led initiatives and transactions, deploying over $10B in capital, and driving strategic expansion at several Fortune 500 companies.

    Before joining LexisNexis, Michael served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy at Information Resources Inc. (IRI).  Reporting to the CEO and Chairman, Frankel was responsible for all strategic transactions including acquisitions, equity investments, divestitures, strategic partnerships and corporate strategy.

    Prior to IRI Michael was Vice President Business Development at GE Capital’s consumer finance group.  At VeriSign he served as Vice President Corporate Development—where he led one of the ten most acquisitive corporate development teams in the technology sector—and later served as Vice President and General Manager of their Directory Services group. Michael was also Vice President Investment Banking with Merrill Lynch and a Corporate Associate with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

    Michael is a frequent speaker on growth strategies and strategic transactions.  During his career Michael has led and closed more than 100 transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and alliances.  Michael has also led operational initiatives to develop and launch new products and technologies, expand into new markets and segments and restructure businesses and operations.  In addition, he has authored three books and several articles on M&A.  Michael earned a BA in Political Science, an MA in International Relations, an MBA, and a Juris Doctorate—all from the University of Chicago.

  • Liam Frazier
    Engineering Operations Manager
    Nutanix

  • Tsvi Gal
    CTO Infrastructure
    Morgan Stanley

    Tsvi Gal is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley where he leads the strategy, architecture and engineering efforts. Tsvi has over 25 years of technology and operations experience mostly in financial services global corporations.

    Tsvi’s career included work as CTO and CIO in several banks including Merrill Lynch/Bank of America, Deutsche Bank and Wells Fargo as well as in non-banks including general partner of a private equity firm, president of AT&T.com and CIO of Time Warner Music.

  • Michael Golz
    Chief Information Officer, Americas
    SAP

    As chief information officer, Michael Golz oversees all IT solutions and services in North America, aligning information and technology strategy with SAP’s business strategy, and providing best-in-class processes and optimized operations for all lines of business.  He leads the “SAP Runs SAP” program, highlighting IT and product innovation in the areas of cloud, real-time business platform, applications, analytics, and mobile. Under his leadership, SAP Global IT has become the company's best customer reference. Michael oversees IT for Latin America and the Caribbean as well. 

    Michael joined SAP AG in 1998 at the company’s Walldorf, Germany headquarters. He began his tenure as SAP’s head of infrastructure for Demo, Training and Consulting systems. After moving to the United States in 2002, Michael served as the vice president of IT for SAP America, overseeing the strategic role and management of the IT function in the United States. Before assuming his current post, he was senior vice president of Global IT Application Services, with worldwide responsibility for internal business applications and external platforms, covering the entire spectrum of SAP solutions for all SAP employees. 

    Prior to joining SAP, he led the Information Management organization for the largest division of OTTO Group in Cologne, Germany. 

    Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and information technology from European Business School, in Germany. 

  • Chuck Gray
    Partner
    Egon Zehnder

    Chuck is a Partner in the New York office and leads the Chief Information Officers Practice on the East Coast.  He brings deep expertise in Chief Information Officer searches across numerous industries including Financial Services, Life Sciences, Industrial, Technology, and Public Sector .

    Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Chuck was an Executive Director at J.P. Morgan in its Treasury & Securities Services (TSS) division. With TSS, he served as the Chief of Staff for the Global Head of Treasury Services Operations.  He was also a member of the TSS Strategy team where he had responsibility for leading strategy projects and executing M&A transactions. Previously, Chuck was a Director at Liberty Mutual Group where he worked on the Corporate M&A and Corporate Strategy teams.  Chuck also worked in the Investment Banking division of Credit Suisse First Boston.

    Prior to pursuing an MBA at the Wharton School, Chuck worked as a strategy consultant with Bain & Company serving clients across a variety of industries.  He also worked as an Applications Developer at TenFold Corporation, a software company focused on developing large-scale applications.

  • Sajawal Haider
    CISO
    National Advisory Council Member, NPower
    Oak Hill Advisors

    Sajawal Haider has primary responsibility for technology strategy, security and oversight of the IT infrastructure at OHA. Mr. Haider formerly served as a principle technology strategist at Dell, in the Office of the CTO. Prior to Dell, he held key engineering and management roles at systems integrators and hosting providers in the financial services industry. Mr. Haider has also served as Chief technology officer at Hedgetec Integration, a technology solutions firm servicing alternative asset management industry. He earned an M.S. in Technology Management from Columbia University.

  • Marc Hamer
    Global CIO and Digital Delivery
    Sealed Air Corporation

    Marc Hamer joined Sealed Air as Global Chief Information Officer in November of 2016.

    As Chief Information Officer, Marc leads the global IT & Digital organization and Digital Delivery with the goal of designing and executing mission-critical business transformation programs.

    Working in close coordination with Sealed Air divisions, R&D and other functions, he is key to articulating and driving Sealed Air’s digital strategy. This strategy will lead to new business opportunities and generate revenue growth by applying new, even disruptive, technology products, services and solutions to meet customers’ needs.

    In addition to fueling innovation, Marc is responsible for Sealed Air’s IT systems and assets globally, ensuring that technologies align with the objectives and priorities of the business. He is also responsible for the process improvement, automation and digital initiatives throughout the company to streamline operations and improve bottom-line profitability.

    Under Marc’s leadership, state-of-the-art technology and processes, aligned with world-class talent, are enhancing customer support, intimacy and loyalty, leading to profitable growth.

    In 2018, Marc received the Charlotte CIO of The Year® Orbie® Award in the Super Global category. Under his leadership, Sealed Air received the CIO 100 Award for exemplifying the highest level of operational and strategic excellence tied to innovative digital solutions. Marc has been named one of the Top Technology Executives to Watch by thought leadership research group, HMG Strategy.

    With more than 20 years of IT leadership experience, Marc has worked in a variety of industries covering energy and environmental technology, biotechnology, international aerospace and defense, and government security. Throughout his career, he has successfully led all facets of IT, including largescale technology rollouts, implementing new business concepts and delivering innovative business solutions.

    Marc sits on Advisory boards for the Global CIO Executive Summit, PTC, Insight Venture Management, FireMon and Nutanix. He is also a member of the CNBC Technology Executive Council. Marc has been published numerous times in technology and business journals.

  • Patty Hatter
    SVP Global Customer Services
    Palo Alto Networks

    Patty Hatter has more than 20 years of experience leading operations and technology organizations at several Fortune 500 companies. Patty is a strategic adviser, working on product and go-to-market strategies for technology startups ranging from cybersecurity to IT service management to blockchain applications. From 2015 to 2017, Patty was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Services for Intel/McAfee, where she spearheaded the transformation of McAfee's support for enterprise customers. From 2015 to 2016, she was General Manager of Security and Software IT and Chief Information Officer at Intel Security Group, and from 2010 to 2015, she served as Senior Vice President of Operations and Chief Information Officer at McAfee, Inc. Prior to her employment with McAfee, Patty held executive positions with Cisco and AT&T.

    Patty was chosen by the National Diversity Council as a "Most Powerful and Influential Woman" in 2015, and was named both "Women of Influence" and "Power Executive" by Silicon Valley Business Journal in 2016. Patty earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

    Patty is a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Information Security & Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) and a Board member of the Silicon Valley Education Foundation.

     

  • Naveed Husain
    Vice President Office of the CIO
    RingCentral

    Naveed Husain, Vice President Office Public Sector and Education is charged with developing the strategic alignment with industry trends.  As a former customer of RingCentral, he is passionate about assisting new and existing customers adopt and leverage cloud-based Unified Communication as a Service and Contact Center as a Service.  Formerly, he was the Chief Information Officer of Teachers College, Columbia University and had implemented RingCentral’s product suite, he has real world insights on the challenges and benefits of introducing a UCAAS/CCAAS solution.  In his roles as a Chief Information Officer, he has empowered his teams to provide agile and consultative services using a cloud to deliver elegant solutions for research, teaching and learning that have resulted in business efficiencies and enhanced student experience.  Naveed brings over 20 years of global professional experience in the private and public sectors, having served as the Chief Information Officer at Queens College, City University of New York where he aligned the technology departments goals to the College’s Strategic Plan.  He has worked in challenging duty stations for the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, like Mogadishu and Iraq and has led enterprise projects for multinational firms in New York, London, Hong Kong, and Beijing.

  • Lonne Jaffe
    Managing Director
    Insight Venture Partners

    Lonne is a Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners. Insight, based in New York City, is a leading venture capital and private equity fund that has raised more than $23 billion and invested in over 300 high growth technology companies worldwide. Insight funds visionary executives and provides them with practical, hands-on growth expertise. Lonne is on the Board of Directors of Insight portfolio companies CentralReach, Tractable, TradingView, Quantum Metric, and Wealth-X. 

    Previously, Lonne was the CEO of Syncsort, a global software company with enterprise-scale products used by 87 of the Fortune 100 enterprises in more than 85 countries. Insight was backed by Insight, Bessemer Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs, and Georgian Partners. Syncsort helps organizations collect, integrate, sort, and distribute their most important data. 

    After accelerating the growth of the business both organically and through acquisition, Syncsort was acquired by Clearlake, and Lonne transitioned to a Board advisor role. Clearlake also acquired Vision Solutions, and Lonne joined Vision's Board of Directors. In August, 2017, both Syncsort and Vision were acquired by Centerbridge for $1.26 billion. Lonne now serves on the Board of Directors of the combined business, called Syncsort. 

    Before the CEO role at Syncsort, Lonne was the senior VP of corporate strategy at CA Technologies, responsible for the development and execution of the company’s long-term technical and acquisition-related strategic initiatives.

    Prior to CA, Lonne was a VP at IBM, where he led technology growth strategy for a multi-billion dollar software division. 

    He also led a number of sizable software acquisitions for IBM, and led IBM’s software solutions businesses for the education, healthcare, life sciences, and government industries, including technical and acquisition strategy, research & development, and sales.

    Lonne holds undergraduate and advanced degrees from Harvard University.

  • Joe Kane
    Executive Director, Global Technology Strategy, Innovation & Partnerships
    JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    As part of the Global Technology Strategy, Innovation & Partnerships team, Joe Kane is focused on developing technology strategy and facilitating strategic and emerging technology relationships. Areas where he is currently focused include information management, big data, analytics and AI.

    Joe has deep expertise in helping financial institutions rethink the way that they manage data and a wealth of technology related experience built over seventeen years in the industry.

    He was the founder and COO of Boxcar Software, a leading information management platform purchased by Documentum in the early 2000’s. Following EMC’s acquisition of Documentum, Joe worked in a variety of roles across EMC’s Information Intelligence Group and Data & Analytics Division with a focus on Greenplum.

    Joe holds an M.B.A from Georgetown University and a B.A. from Loyola University.

  • Tony Leng
    Managing Director, Practice Lead and OMP
    Diversified Search

    Tony Leng is a Managing Director of Diversified Search and leads the firm’s Digital Transformation and CIO practice from its San Francisco office.  Previously, Tony was Managing Partner of Hodge Partners. Tony has conducted many “C” level searches for organizations where leaders are transforming/building organizations that are taking advantage of digital technologies.  He has conducted “C” level searches conducted for organizations such as Aurora Healthcare, Axalta, Catholic Health Initiatives, Blue Shield of California, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Delta Dental, Dignity Health, Esurance, Kaiser Permanente, Novant Health, PG&E, Polycom, Sutter Health, Symmetricom, TE Connectivity, and Wellmark. 

    Prior to his executive search experience, Tony was a Board member of three public companies and CEO of a $600 million Public Company. Before that, Tony ran a $1 billion division of a telephone company focused on corporate users and had responsibility for all data services and networking products. While at the telephone company, he was founder and Chairman of its ISP and a board member of its 2 million-subscriber cell phone subsidiary. 

    Tony uses his operating experience from being a CEO, financial background as a CPA and CA, and technical knowledge from the work that he has done for Tech companies to drill down and understand at a nuanced level what his clients are seeking to achieve as they build their teams. He has written numerous papers on technology leadership and the challenges facing technology leaders today and authors a blog, ‘Resources for the Modern CIO” (www.tonyleng.com).

    The core of Tony’s consulting has been with senior leaders who are seeking to transform their organizations as they face a future of rapid change, digitization, regulation, shifting markets, and increasingly connected and informed customers.

    Tony has facilitated the Fisher CIO Forum for the past 12 years.  The Forum is a monthly venue for CIO’s and CTO’s to discuss topics of relevance in their daily lives, and has afforded these leaders the opportunity to develop a close network to discuss current challenges in a peer group environment on a confidential basis.  Participating companies have included: Blue Shield, Clorox, Cost Plus, Delta Dental, Dignity Health, Esurance, Facebook, FitBit, Franklin Templeton, Gap, Genentech, Kaiser Permanente, Levi Strauss, McKesson, Macys.com, Matson, Mulesoft, Okta, PG&E, Restoration Hardware, Ross Stores, Safeway, Salesforce.com, Schwab, Splunk, Uber, VMWare, and Williams-Sonoma among others. 

    Tony received a Bachelor of Commerce (with honors), University of Cape Town, South Africa and is a Chartered Accountant and CPA.

  • Alan Lepofsky
    VP of Evangelism
    Quip

    Alan Lepofsky is Vice President of Evangelism for Quip, a Salesforce company. With over 25 years experience in the productivity and collaboration industry, Alan is an expert in both the cultural and technological facets of getting work done. Before joining Salesforce, Alan spent more than 15 years at IBM Lotus and spent the last eight years as a Principal Analyst at Constellation Research helping advise global enterprises and leading software companies on the future of work.

  • Beverly Lieberman
    President
    Halbrecht Lieberman Associates

    Beverly Lieberman is President of Halbrecht Lieberman Associates, a leading, retained executive search firm, specializing in recruiting CIOs and CTOs.

    Ms. Lieberman joined Halbrecht Associates in 1986 and became the owner in 1991.  She has successfully managed searches for Fortune 500 companies as well as early-stage businesses.  Industries served include healthcare, insurance, higher education, financial services, retail, manufacturing, government, management consulting, high technology, law and communications.

    In addition to executive search, Ms. Lieberman has established an executive coaching practice.  She coaches senior executives in the areas of performance improvement and career development.

    Ms. Lieberman has a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Michigan and graduated from the prestigious M.I.T Sloan School Executive Management Program.

    Prior to joining Halbrecht Associates, Ms. Lieberman was a Human Resource executive with a Fortune 500 multinational conglomerate and a leading New England bank, where she managed major recruitment efforts for professional and senior level technical staff. 

    Ms. Lieberman is a frequent speaker at professional societies and conferences and is often quoted in major business and trade publications.  She has been a featured writer for CIO Magazine.  Ms. Lieberman is a long-standing member of the Society for Information Management (SIM) and currently serves on the Board of Directors.  In addition, Ms. Lieberman is a Board member of the University of Bridgeport’s Industry Advisory Board.  Ms. Lieberman was selected by Executive Recruiter News as one of the 50 leading retained search professionals.  She is also recognized by John Sibbald’s The Career Makers, as one of the nation’s top recruiters

  • Ralph Loura
    SVP IT & CIO
    Lumentum

     Ralph Loura is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President IT and Chief Information Officer. Loura joined Lumentum in October 2018 with a rich history of senior IT leadership where he directed IT organizations executing programs in business intelligence, operations, and customer-relationship management. 

    Before Lumentum, Loura has served over 25 years as an IT leader with premier companies in technology and consumer products including Rodan + Fields, Hewlett-Packard (HP) Enterprise Group, Clorox, Symbol Technologies, Cisco, and Lucent Technologies.

    Loura is a recipient of Computerworld’s 2012 Premier 100 IT Leaders and Consumer Goods Technology’s 2013 CIO of the Year. He holds a B.S. in computer science-mathematics from Saint Joseph's College and a Masters in computer science from Northwestern University.

  • Lesley Ma
    Global CIO, Cadillac
    General Motors

    As Cadillac’s global CIO, Lesley and her team are instrumental in driving the Brand’s aggressive transformation.  This requires a laser focus on producing innovation that gives Cadillac an edge with technology savvy Millennial and Gen Z consumers. Cadillac recruited Lesley back to the USA from the company’s International region in 2012.  While overseas, Lesley was based in Shanghai, China for 3 years where she led the Purchasing, Supply Chain and the Sales and Marketing Systems functions for China and 140 other markets.  Her work included bridging the technology strategies and data foundations needed with Chinese joint ventures, business partners and other wholly-owned entities in the international division.  Prior to that, she worked in various leadership roles to lead large scale IT transformations of order fulfillment, purchasing and infrastructure services.  Her experience also involved mergers, acquisitions, outsourcing, and insourcing - all at a global scale.

    In June 2018, Lesley was honored by Ascend’s New York Chapter with their Trailblazer Award.  Ascend is the largest non-profit serving the Asian executive and leadership community.  In April 2019, she received the Pace University, Siedenberg School’s Innovative Leadership Award.  She continues to work with Ascend, Catalyst, National Association of Female Executives (member of their Top Executive Roundtable), and other notable groups on their initiatives to promote and sponsor Asians and Women into corporate roles.  She is a co-founder of Women in Technology Executive Group (WinTEG) which strives to elevate the impact and visibility of senior women leaders as advisors to large businesses, start-ups and educational institutions.

    Lesley has been invited to speak on the importance of the CIO role in driving transformation and innovation at many events including:  Society of Information Management, HGM, Evanta, Tech-Up for Women, Ascend Pinnacle, Pace University, NAFE Top Executive Roundtable, and SupChina Women’s Conference. 

    “I’m a change agent.  I’ve always enjoyed working on big transformations in organizations, and especially with people who are bold and have big aspirations. My current role to help the talented, exceptional leaders we have in New York restore Cadillac to the “pinnacle of luxury”…

    Lesley Ma

  • George Maddaloni
    Global CTO
    AIG

  • Israel Martinez
    NACD® Board Leadership Fellow, nominated "Top 100” Director by U.S. Secret Service, Cyber Risk & Governance Expert, HITEC Top 100 and Chairman and CEO
    Axon Global

    Israel is a professional in cyber strategy and innovation empowering boards and companies that have decided to reclaim cyber dominance.  He’s recognized as an expert in Cyber Enterprise Risk Management, as well as an NACD Full Board Member and Leadership Fellow, obtaining the highest credentials for Board Directorship. His board experience includes training directors, advisory and board service with: F500; National Bar Associations; American University Kogod Cyber Governance Center; The Association for Corporate Growth, representing 14K companies; Globes International (Tel Aviv’s “WSJ”); the Global Manufacturing ISAO, sharing threat information for 29K companies; and the Axon Global Alliance®. Martinez is also an accomplished thought leader and speaker with appearances in: The WSJ MarketWatch ®, NACD ® Annual Board Leadership Conferences, DHS Office of Analysis & Intelligence training conferences, Forbes CEO Conferences, CIO Magazine, U.S. Federal Reserve, and U.S. Congress.  As the CEO of Axon Global Services, recognized as leaders by the U.S. Secret Service and DHS, he is currently an advisor in cyber to the President’s 100-day team. He’s the recipient of, the HITEC top 100, The U.S. Senatorial Medal of Freedom (also awarded to Ronald Reagan and General Schwarzkopf), and his recent post graduate certifications include; business strategy at Harvard, Intelligence Analysis (TCOLE) at SMU, Cyber Counter Terrorism & Defense at DHS, and FINTECH Blockchain at MIT (2017). 

  • Michael Mazza
    Executive Director - Enterprise Technology & Risk
    Morgan Stanley

    Michael Mazza, Morgan Stanley Executive Director – Enterprise Technology & Risk, is responsible for governance of cloud, AI/ML, and architecture in addition to leading Product Management for the Firm. 

    Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mike consulted for a variety of global banking and financial services institutions where he helped design and implement innovative technology and business solutions.

    Mike spent 13 years at JP Morgan Chase where launched chase.com, was the Chief Architect of Lab Morgan, and ran Production Assurance for the Consumer bank to accelerate and stabilize the bank’s rollout of Internet-based solutions.

  • Michael Miller
    Chief Information Officer
    Ziff Brothers Investments

  • David Morris
    Founder, Chairman & CEO, HiPER Solutions Group
    The HSG

    David has spent his career researching and empowering leaders to transform their teams, their companies and their careers. His passion is to identify High Impact Performers (HiPERs) and help them reach greater success through a hybrid of technology-driven platforms and experience-based advisory. Recent clients have included E*TRADE, DIRECTV, Subway Restaurants, Western Digital, Wendy’s, ON Semiconductor, CBRE, YPO and many others. Previously, David co-founded Seedling Group, a Boston-based retained executive search firm, serving start-ups, publicly-traded companies, and private equity firms. He also helped launched the San Francisco office as a Director at Corporate Executive Board (now Gartner). David graduated from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • 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.

     

     

  • Vipul Nagrath
    Global CIO
    ADP, LLC

    Vipul Nagrath has joined ADP as Global Chief Information Officer (CIO).   Vipul has responsibility for all of ADP’s infrastructure, operations, enterprise applications, enterprise technology systems and processes across the globe.

    Vipul and his team work closely with our senior business leaders to execute ADP’s business strategy and identify, prioritize and execute technology solutions that are cost effective, efficient and scalable globally. The focus of Vipul’s organization is to work collaboratively across the organization to ensure that we build strategic capabilities that support an excellent service experience for our clients and associates.

    An industry leader in technology, Vipul brings more than 25 years of experience in developing forward-thinking solutions. Vipul joins us from Bloomberg L.P., where he started as a project manager in 2003 and rapidly rose through the IT organization to become Bloomberg, L.P.’s Global Head of Research & Development. He continued his growth and responsibility as CIO of Bloomberg’s $900MM Enterprise Solutions Group business, where he had full oversight of all operational and technology needs for the enterprise business globally. In his prior role as the global head of R&D, Vipul oversaw technology research & development for Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, Equity, Trading Solutions, Commodities, Options, Derivatives, Data, Portfolio Analytics, Internal Systems, Web Products, Software Infrastructure and News.

    Vipul started his career as a developer with Granada Systems Design, Inc., then moved on to run his own boutique firm specializing in computer telephony integration from 1995 to 2003. Vipul earned a bachelors and master’s degree in computer science from Pace University.

  • Shamla Naidoo
    Managing Partner of IBM Global Security Services
    IBM Corporation

    Shamla Naidoo is an accomplished information security executive with more than 25 years of experience. Previously she was the Global Chief Information Security Officer of IBM, responsible for safeguarding IBM globally including all its business units and brands. She was responsible for IBM's overall information security program, which includes the company’s information risk and security strategies, planning, governance, architecture, and operations.

    Prior to joining IBM, Shamla was Vice President of Information Risk and Security at Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Previous roles include Chief Information Officer, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Risk Officer at leading companies including WellPoint, Northern Trust and ABN AMRO.

    Shamla is an adjunct law professor, developing and teaching courses in information technology, cybersecurity and privacy law. She also has a license to practice law in both Illinois and Washington DC.

    Shamla holds a bachelor's degree in Information Systems and Economics from the University of South Africa, and a Juris Doctor degree from John Marshall Law School.

  • Mark Polansky
    Senior Partner, Technology Officers Practice
    Korn Ferry

    Mark has extensively recruited chief information officers, chief technology officers, chief information security officers and other senior IT leadership talent across varied vertical sectors including Industrial, Consumer, Life Sciences and Higher Education. His consultative approach to search encompasses talent strategy, organization design, search process and diversity recruiting. Mark ’s clients range from the Fortune 100 (McKesson, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Boeing) to smaller high-growth companies (Under Armour, Regeneron, DirecTV) as well as prestigious public and private universities (Harvard, Rockefeller, University of Florida).

    Before entering the search field, Mark developed and marketed information systems within the Financial Services and Higher Education sectors. He currently serves on the Advisory Committee for Columbia University's executive graduate program in Information Technology Management.

    Mark frequently addresses conferences and writes on information technology and career management topics. He is the creator of the “Executive Career Counsel” column in CIO Magazine and on CIO.com. He is a member of the Society for Information Management (SIM) and has served as President of the New York Chapter. He sits on the Advisory Boards of The Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF), the national organization dedicated to fostering executive talent among African-American IT professionals, and HITEC, the Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council.

    Mark holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from Pratt Institute and a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Union College.

  • Phyllis Post
    Former VP & CIO, Global Human Health IT
    Merck

    Phyllis Post is the Former Vice President & CIO for Merck’s Global Human Health division (www.merck.com), where she is responsible for enabling business value through a strategic partnership of Business and IT aligned to realization of critical priorities of the corporation. This includes design, delivery and implementation of both foundational and innovative, leading-edge technology products and platforms to support enhanced customer engagement, value-add automation and robust analytical insight and decisionsupport.
     
    In her previous role as the Asia Pacific Client Services and IT Regional Hub leader, Ms. Post provided leadership to establish MSD’s IT Regional Innovation & Development Center in Singapore, while also serving as the regional leader for the IT business partnerships for the Commercial, Manufacturing and R&D divisions. Since joining the company in 1998, Ms. Post has held a number of IT leadership positions to drive business capability enablement aligned with a variety of areas across Merck including support of MRL and Corporate divisions.
     
    Prior to joining Merck, Ms. Post worked for a variety of midtier typesetting and web development companies that were engaged primarily in the publication of financial, scientific, medical and technical materials.  Additionally, Ms. Post served as a board member for the Typesetters Association of NY and as President for PrintNJ.
     
    Ms. Post holds an MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix, as well as a B.A. from Douglass College.

  • Frank Price
    Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer
    CVS Health

    Frank Price serves as Chief Information Security Officer of CVS Health, the largest pharmacy healthcare provider in the United States, and is responsible for the company’s Enterprise Information Security Program. Prior to joining CVS Health in 2013, Frank worked in the telecommunications sector as Chief Information Security Officer of Alcatel-Lucent and in the healthcare sector as Vice President of Global Information Security at Medco Health Services, Inc. (now Express Scripts.) Frank has also held Information Security roles in the banking sector at Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank and Long Island Savings Bank. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems Management from New York University.

  • David Reilly
    CIO, Global Banking and Markets
    Bank of America

    Mr. David Reilly serves as Head of the Technology Infrastructure Unit at Bank of America Corporation. Mr. Reilly serves as a Strategic Advisor to the Board at Apptio, Inc. He served as the Chief Technology Officer for Global Wealth and Investment Management at Bank of America Corporation since June 2011. Mr. Reilly was responsible for leading the Global Wealth and Investment Management team that supports strategy, architecture, design and build, operations, engagement and product delivery of technology infrastructure. As the shared technology infrastructure executive, he is also accountable for designing, building and operating Bank of America's enterprise technology infrastructure and operations. He has 25 years of experience in originating, structuring and investing in structured alternative investments. He joined Bank of America in 2011. He began his career in the United Kingdom at Land Securities, within Operations. Prior to this, Mr. Reilly served as the Chief Information Officer for enterprise infrastructure at Morgan Stanley. Prior to that, he was responsible for technology infrastructure services at Credit Suisse. Previously, he served as the Managing Director of global technology operations at Goldman Sachs where Mr. Reilly was responsible for marketing and originating structured credit products and other alternative investments and Director of enterprise technology services for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Merrill Lynch.

  • Muddu Sudhakar
    Investor and Entrepreneur

    Muddu Sudhakar is successful entrepreneur and executive. Muddu Sudhakar was VP & GM of big data, machine learning/AI, security and IoT at Splunk.  At Splunk, Muddu has been working on applications of AI/machine learning, big data platform, thin and thick app development platform, open source technologies, IoT analytics solutions and cyber security products. Before that, Muddu was CEO of Caspida. Caspida is the leader in next-generation cyber security and threat detection using machine learning. Muddu and team are instrumental in creating new cyber security market category called “User Behavioral Analytics (UBA)”. Muddu was VP & GM at VMware and Pivotal from 2012 to 2014 for big data analytics, machine learning and cloud services. At VMware & Pivotal, Muddu had responsibility for a wide range of projects including big data analytics, cloud services, and mobile security. Muddu was co-founder and CEO of Cetas which was acquired by VMware in 2012.  At EMC, Muddu was Chief Strategy Advisor, VP & GM for Cloud Information Services. Muddu was CEO & Founder of Kazeon from 2003 to 2010 which was acquired by EMC and Kazeon is leader in Enterprise Information Management. Muddu led Kazeon to be a leader in Information Security, eDiscovery, and Enterprise Search markets. Before Kazeon in 2003, he was Co-founder & President of Sanera Systems, a next-generation SAN technology company. Sanera was started in 1999 and was acquired by McData (Brocade) in 2003.  From 1996 to 2000, Sudhakar was lead architect and designer of CPU and server technology at Silicon Graphics, Inc. 

    Sudhakar holds a PhD and MS in Computer Science from University of California, Los Angeles and a BS in Electronics & Communications Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.  He is widely published in industry journals and conference proceedings and has more than 20 patents in Cyber Security, Big data analytics, Machine learning, Analytics, Cloud Services, SaaS Apps, Enterprise Search, Information Management, Distributed systems, Storage technologies, SAN/NAS, Server technologies, Virtualization, Search, Information security, Networking technology and VLSI chip design.

  • Bruce Taragin
    Managing Director
    Blumberg Capital

    Bruce is a managing director at Blumberg Capital with more than 25 years experience as a venture capital investor, entrepreneur, technology investment banker and corporate attorney. Prior to joining Blumberg Capital, Bruce co-founded and held several senior management positions within technology companies including Charles River Computers. Bruce also structured and managed earlystage technology transactions at Hambrecht & Quist, Mayer Brown & Platt and Bankers Trust Company. A native of New York, Bruce earned his B.A. in finance and communications, cum laude, from Yeshiva University, and his MBA and J.D. from Fordham University. Bruce serves as a member or observer on the board of directors of Appboy, Arcadia Data, BioCatch, Coverhound, Mariana, Medigate, Nexla, Revionics, SAM Seamless Network, Sealights, Solomoto and WorkJam. He also serves on the board and the investment monitoring committee of the Jewish Community Foundation of Northern California.

     

  • Sangy Vatsa
    Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
    Comerica Bank

    Mr. Sangy Vatsa is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Comerica Bank. He joined the Bank in 2016 and is responsible for all of digital technology, cybersecurity, enterprise data office, business continuity and technology risk management at the Bank.  He has nearly three decades of experience across multiple strategy, cybersecurity and technology related disciplines.  He has worked across Financial Services, Automotive and Travel industries.

    Prior to joining Comerica Bank, Mr. Vatsa served as the Chief Information Officer for global customer service, credit, collections and payments issuance at The American Express Company. Since joining American Express in 2006, he served in leadership roles for IT strategy, architecture and innovation, enterprise shared services, global business travel and corporate payments digital capabilities. Prior to American Express, he spent 13 years at Ford Motor Company (and Ford Financial Services) in various leadership, architecture and technology delivery roles.

    Mr. Vatsa holds a master of business administration degree from Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, a master of computer and information systems degree and a bachelor of electronics and telecommunications engineering degree.  He is actively engaged in the industry, both with technology companies and with non-profit companies.

  • Jedidiah Yueh
    Founder and Chairman
    Delphix

    Jedidiah Yueh has led two waves of disruption in data management, first as founding CEO of Avamar (sold to EMC in 2006 for $165M), which pioneered data de-duplication and shipped one of the leading products in data backup and recovery, with over 20,000 customers and $4B in cumulative sales. After Avamar, Jed founded Delphix, which pioneered data virtualization, with over $200M in its first 7 years of sales (10x Avamar over the same period) and over 30% of the Global 100 as customers. At the 2010 Fall DEMO conference, Delphix won a DEMO God award, and in 2013, the San Francisco Business Times named Jed CEO of the Year. Well connected in the venture community, Jed has raised over $150M from over 10 VCs and has more than 25 patents in data management. After being designated a US Presidential Scholar by George H. Bush, Jed graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude from Harvard. As Executive Chairman at Delphix, Jed partners with executives at industry leaders from Apple to Walmart to help them drive innovation through software.

  • Dr. Robert Zandoli
    Global CISO and CTO
    BUNGE LTD.

    Bob joined BUNGE in February 2015, bringing more than 25 years of experience in Global IT executive leadership to the Global IT Risk and Security organization. In early 2018, Bob added the role of Chief Technology Officer to his existing role as CISO. Prior to BUNGE, Dr. Zandoli was the Global Chief Information Security Officer at AIG and MetLife. He also has held senior positions leading global technology infrastructure at major financial firms including Bank of America. As Global Chief Information Security Officer at AIG and MetLife he managed the information security programs for their Global enterprises. Those responsibilities included IT Risk management; security policies, standards and procedures; compliance; threat and vulnerability management; cyber threat intelligence; Security Operations/incident response; Identity and Access Management; forensics; and eDiscovery, as well as Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity. Bob is an active participant in several professional security organizations; has held board positions in many technology industry groups and participates in several industry councils and roundtables as both a panelist and speaker. He has served as an Adjunct Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses. Bob holds a doctorate from Pace University in Information Technology, a MBA from Baruch College and is a Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) and a graduate of the FBI CISO Academy.

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March 27, 2019, 7:30 AM-6:00 PM
Grand Hyatt New York, New York, NY

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM        

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking


8:30 AM - 8:50 AM  

Welcome and Introduction

Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy

With special guest Ralph Loura, SVP & CIO, Lumentum


8:50 AM - 9:10 AM

HMG Lead, Innovate, Disrupt Tech Talk:  Innovating the Future of Work

Vipul Nagrath, Global CIO, ADP, LLC

The meaning of “work” and how it gets done is more personal now than ever. Please join Vipul Nagrath, Global CIO of ADP, as he discusses the future of “work” trends and how “tailored technology” is enabling mass customer-centricity. No two businesses are alike. Just as every individual is characterized by unique DNA, so are companies (and their clients) driven by their unique set of geographic, demographic and functional differences. Learn from the original human capital management disruptor on how industry-leading enterprise platforms will be flexible, extensible and interoperable to satisfy the dynamic needs of the customer-centric workforce of the future. 


9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

HMG Lead, Innovate, Disrupt Tech Talk: Future of Work

Naveed Husain, Vice President, Office of the CIO, RingCentral

The definition of work-life balance has changed, and the nature of work has changed. Life, family, and work are all integrated, we need software solutions that allow us the flexibility to live our lives and attract a diverse talent. Solutions that improve experience locally while allowing us to operate globally removing the friction, increasing productivity, improving employee experience, and in turn, positively impacting the customer experience. Focused on retention and satisfaction.


9:40 AM - 10:10 AM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


10:10 AM - 10:40 AM

EXECUTIVE KEYNOTE: The CIO Mandate

Liam Frazier, Engineering Operations Manager, Nutanix

The CIO is an endangered species. Advances in consumer technology, lack of application portability, and burdensome processes designed to extend the stability and useful life of legacy systems are creating an environment in which it is difficult for Enterprise IT to survive, let alone thrive! Yet the CIO Mandate is still clear. Enable our companies to use modern technologies to support and extend the mission, while securely optimizing capabilities and spend. In this discussion, I'll share the most important elements required for CIO's to establish and maintain their place in this new world.


10:40 AM - 11:10 AM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


11:10 AM - 11:50 PM  

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  Preparing Yourself to be Boardroom Ready 

Cindy Finkelman, CIO, FactSet Research Systems

Ursuline Foley, Former Managing Director & Corporate Platform Officer, AXA XL, Division of AXA

Marc Hamer, Global CIO and Digital Delivery,  Sealed Air Corporation

Patty Hatter, CIO/GM, Board Member, Start-up Advisor

Israel Martinez, Cyber Risk & Governance Expert and Chairman and CEO, Axon Global 

Moderator:  Tony Leng, Managing Director and CIO Practice Leader, Diversified Search

Every company is on a digital journey. CIOs and CTOs are best positioned to guide that process – but not many find themselves on company boards. Why?

This panel comprises top technology executives, some of who sit on company boards.They will share insights into what it takes to be boardroom ready, how to get on a board, and what skills are needed to be effective in that role.


11:50 PM - 1:00 PM

Luncheon

NY Metro SIM News - Cindy Finkelman, CIO, FactSet Research Systems

NPower News - Sajawal Haider, CISO, Oak Hill Advisors and National Advisory Council Member, NPower


HMG STRATEGY 2019 TOP TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVES TO WATCH AWARDS presented to:

Ed Amoroso, Founder and CEO, TAG Cyber

Karen Beebe, CIO, Vineyard Vines

Andrew Campbell, CIO, Terex

Paul Chapman, CIO, Box

Kirsten Davies, SVP & CISO, Estee Lauder

Bernadette Gleason, VP, Business Information Security Officer, Citi

Justin Lahullier, CIO, Delta Dental of NJ & CT

Tony Leng, Managing Director, Diversified Search

Ralph Loura, CIO/CDO/CTO, Lumentum

Vipul Nagrath, Global CIO, ADP

Shamla Naidoo, Global CISO, IBM

Edwina Payne, SVP & CIO, Avanos Medical

Michael Palmer, VP & CISO, NFL

Mark Polansky, Senior Partner, Korn Ferry

Phyllis Post, Former VP & CIO, Merck

Anna Ransley, VP IT, Heineken

John Repko, EVP & CIO, AIG

Michael Salas, CIO & CDO, Suez in North America

Scott Strickland, EVP & CIO, Wyndham

Sangy Vatsa, EVP & CIO, Comerica Bank

Angela Yochem
, EVP, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Novant Health


1:00 PM - 1:40 PM 

BREAKOUT SESSION I

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  New Technologies - Gaining an Inside Track on the Competition

Ben Cabrera, VP & CIO, Covanta Energy

Nick Caley, Vice President, Financial Services & Regulatory, ForgeRock

John Doucette, VP of Consulting Operations, Magenic

Joe Kane, Executive Director, Global Technology Strategy, Innovation & Partnerships, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

George Maddaloni, Global CTO, AIG

Moderator: Hunter Muller,President and CEO, HMG Strategy, LLC

Rapid technological change represents both threats and opportunities for businesses.  Advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics and the Internet of Things can enable business leaders to identify and act on emerging customer and market trends and to drive operational efficiencies. This panel of executives will share use cases for advanced technologies that are enabling competitive differentiation and speed to market.


BREAKOUT SESSION II

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  Accelerating Your Career Ascent:  Crafting Your Personal Brand as a Talent Magnet

Shawn Banerji, Managing Partner, Technology, Digital and Data Leaders Practice, Caldwell Partners

Chuck Gray, Consultant, Egon Zehnder

Beverly Lieberman, President, Halbrecht Lieberman Associates

David Morris, Founder, Chairman & CEO, HiPER Solutions Group

Mark Polansky, Senior Partner, CIO/IT Officers Practice, Korn Ferry

Moderator:  Tony Leng, Managing Director and CIO Practice Leader, Diversified Search

Forward-thinking technology executives devote the time and energy needed to extend their personal brands via public speaking, media interviews and other forms of professional promotion. Doing so enables technology leaders to power their career progression while positioning themselves to attract coveted IT and digital talent. This panel of top technology search executives and practitioners will share priceless insights into the steps that top-tier technology executives are taking to trademark themselves, to recruit and retain sought-after talent and to become boardroom ready.  


BREAKOUT SESSION III

EXECUTIVE PANEL: Enabling Innovation in the Secure Enterprise

Edward Amoroso, Founder & CEO, TAG Cyber LLC 

Shamla Naidoo, Global CISO, IBM Corporation

Frank Price, VP & CISO, CVS Health

Robert Zandoli
, Global CISO & CTO, BUNGE, LTD.

Moderator: Michael Mazza,Executive Director, Morgan Stanley

Securing the enterprise has become more difficult in these unprecedented times of escalating risk. In today’s global cyber theater, enterprise risks are accelerating at an extraordinary rate, including nation-state backed initiatives. This session will deliver straight talk around mitigation strategies and advanced threat protection approaches that are working today while positioning the enterprise for agility and innovation.


1:40 PM - 2:10 PM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


2:10 PM - 2:50 PM 

BREAKOUT SESSION IV

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  Adapting to the Accelerating Pace of Change

Alan Lepofsky, VP of Evangelism, Quip

Ralph Loura, SVP & CIO, Lumentum

Lesley Ma, Global CIO, Cadillac, General Motors

Phyllis Post, Former VP & CIO, Global Human Health IT, Merck

Moderator: Michael Miller, CIO, Ziff Brothers Investments

Geo-political and business disruption is relentless. And while the pressure to keep pace with these changes can be daunting, technology executives are ideally positioned to help the executive team identify how technology and culture can be brought together to help the company succeed. In this session, top executives will share their perspectives on how effective technology leaders are thinking and leading differently with the CEO and the Board to help the enterprise succeed in these highly-disruptive times.


BREAKOUT SESSION V

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  New Technologies - Gaining an Inside Track on the Competition

Mahrya Dakubu, Document Cloud Team, Adobe

Kevin Dunne, General Manager, Tricentis Flood, Tricentis

Tsvi Gal, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Muddu Sudhakar, Executive, Stealth Mode Startup Company

Jed Yueh, Founder and Chairman, Delphix

Moderator: Naveed Husain, Vice President, Office of the CIO, RingCentral

Rapid technological change represents both threats and opportunities for businesses.  Advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics and the Internet of Things can enable business leaders to identify and act on emerging customer and market trends and to drive operational efficiencies. This panel of executives will share use cases for advanced technologies that are enabling competitive differentiation and speed to market.


BREAKOUT SESSION VI

EXECUTIVE DISCUSSION:  Top VCs on Startup Leadership

Michael Frankel, Managing Director, Deloitte New-venture Accelerator, Deloitte Investments LLC

Lonne Jaffe, Managing Director, Insight Venture Partners

Bruce Taragin, Managing Director, Blumberg Capital

Moderator:  Mark Polansky, Senior Partner, Technology Officers Practice, Korn Ferry

You've launched a can't-miss business venture but have you thought through how to protect your organization's intellectual property assets or how to handle trademarking and branding strategies?

During this session you will hear from leading venture capitalists who will address the leadership competencies needed to succeed in today's fast-paced and disruptive environment.


2:50 PM - 3:20 PM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM

EXECUTIVE KEYNOTE: Turn Your Frontline Workers Into Cloud Workers

Mike Daoust, Director of GTM Chrome, Google Chrome Enterprise

From the way we entertain ourselves to the way we communicate, the mobility, speed and continuity of the cloud has fundamentally transformed the world we live in and the way we work. But there's a key segment of the workforce that has the potential to be overlooked in this cloud transformation - your frontline workers. Cloud-powering this large and impactful workforce unlocks their potential and provides greater collaboration and engagement, process efficiencies, and insights for better decision-making. Hear from Google on how to transition your frontline workers into cloud workers.


3:50 PM - 4:10 PM

 Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


4:10 PM - 4:20 PM

EXECUTIVE BRIEFING:  David Reilly, CIO, Global Banking and Markets, Bank of America


4:20 PM - 5:00 PM 

EXECUTIVE PANEL: Driving the Digital Roadmap to a Customer-Centric Enterprise

Colleen Berube, CIO, Zendesk

Andrew Campbell, CIO, Terex Corporation

David Reilly, CIO, Global Banking and Markets, Bank of America

Sangy Vatsa, EVP & CIO, Comerica Bank

Moderator: Sigal Zarmi, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Forward-looking CIOs and technology executives play a critical role in identifying how digital technologies can be leveraged to enhance the customer experience, craft customer-focused business models and help the enterprise gain a competitive edge.This panel of top technology executives will discuss the steps that they and industry leaders are taking to work with the CEO and the board to craft digital strategies and to foster a customer-centric culture.


5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Raffle Prizes and Executive Networking Reception



Presenting Partners

  • Google Chrome Enterprise

    Leveraging the popular Chrome browser as its principle user interface, Chrome OS is the easy-to-use and easy-to-manage computing platform for high-level functionality in virtualized work environments. Built specifically for the cloud, Chrome OS powers a new generation of business-ready devices, enabling organizations of all sizes to transform the way they work and maximize the benefits of cloud technology. With always-on, multilayered security and automatic updates, Chrome browser and Chrome OS allow businesses to securely mobilize employees while reducing IT support burden and the associated costs. Chrome Enterprise license adds to the strengths of Chrome OS – providing the functionality that enterprises need to control their Chrome device fleet at scale, and create an optimal user experience for enhanced productivity and security.

    https://enterprise.google.com/chrome/chrome-browser/
  • Lenovo

    Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a US$45 billion Fortune 500 company and a global technology leader in driving Intelligent Transformation through smart devices and infrastructure that create the best user experience. Lenovo manufactures one of the world’s widest portfolio of connected products, including smartphones (Motorola), tablets, PCs (ThinkPad, Yoga, Lenovo Legion) and workstations as well as AR/VR devices and smart home/office solutions. Lenovo’s data center solutions (ThinkSystem, ThinkAgile) are creating the capacity and computing power for the connections that are changing business and society. Lenovo works to inspire the different in everyone and build a smarter future where everyone thrives. | Nutanix makes datacenter infrastructure and clouds invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power the business. The company’s Enterprise Cloud OS software converges private, public and distributed clouds, bringing one-click simplicity to infrastructure and application management. Nutanix Enterprise Cloud solutions integrate virtualization, storage, networking and security to power any application, at any scale – and are delivered as turnkey hyper converged infrastructure (HCI) appliances, software for popular server platforms, and innovative Xi Cloud Services.

    http://www.lenovo.com/
  • RingCentral

    RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a global provider of cloud enterprise unified communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premise systems, RingCentral empowers today’s mobile and distributed workforces to be connected anywhere and on any device through voice, video, team messaging, collaboration, SMS, conferencing, online meetings, contact center, and fax. RingCentral provides an open platform that integrates with today’s leading business apps while giving customers the flexibility to customize their own workflows. RingCentral is a leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service Worldwide for the third consecutive year. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, Calif.

    https://www.ringcentral.com/

Platinum Partners

  • Adobe

    Adobe innovations drive the future of digital media. Adobe tools help customers create highly compelling content, deliver it across diverse media and devices, and then optimize it through systematic targeting and measurement. Only Adobe offers this complete spectrum of capabilities, providing a critical competitive edge in today's ever-changing media landscape. To learn more, please visit http://www.adobe.com/solutions/digital-media.html

    http://www.adobe.com/solutions/digital-media.html
  • Delphix

    Delphix's mission is to free companies from data friction and accelerate innovation. The Delphix Dynamic Data Platform allows data to be securely delivered to every stakeholder, across on-premise, cloud & hybrid environments, at the speed required to enable rapid development and delivery of applications and solutions. The Delphix Dynamic Data Platform provides a comprehensive approach to DataOps, enabling companies to easily deliver and secure data, wherever it exists.

    www.delphix.com
  • ForgeRock

    ForgeRock®, the leader in digital identity management, transforms how businesses build trusted relationships with people, services, and things. Organizations adopt the ForgeRock Identity Platform™ as their digital identity system of record to monetize customer relationships, address regulations for privacy and consent (GDPR, HIPAA, PSD2, Open Banking, etc), and leverage the internet of things. ForgeRock serves hundreds of brands, including Morningstar, Vodafone, GEICO, Toyota, TomTom, and Pearson, as well as governments like Norway, Canada, and Belgium, securing billions of identities worldwide. ForgeRock has offices across the USA, Europe, and Asia.

    https://www.forgerock.com/
  • Magenic

    Magenic is a digital technology-consulting firm that helps get your digital products to market faster. Magenic has the right strategy, the right process, and the right people to deliver your digital products with unmatched quality and speed.

    https://magenic.com/
  • Quip

    Quip is a productivity platform that combines docs, spreadsheets, slides, and communication all in one to help teams get work done faster and smarter. Enabling a frictionless workflow for creating and iterating on living documents, Quip was built for the way people work today -- across a variety of devices and locations. Quip's simple interface combines documents and messages into a single chat-like "thread" of updates, making collaboration immediate and easy. Quip lets you work with people, not files. Some of Quip's customers include Facebook, Amazon, Electronic Arts, Axon, and Ultimate Software among others. Quip was founded in 2012 by Bret Taylor and Kevin Gibbs. Bret and Kevin have created and worked on some of the world's most widely-used tech products, including Google Maps, Google App Engine and Facebook. Quip was acquired by Salesforce in 2016 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

    https://quip.com
  • Tricentis

    With the industry’s #1 Continuous Testing platform, Tricentis is recognized for reinventing software testing for DevOps. Through agile test management and advanced test automation optimized to support over 150+ technologies, we provide automated insight into the business risks of your software releases—transforming testing from a roadblock to an innovation catalyst. The result is accelerated delivery speed, improved cost efficiency, and reduced business risk. Tricentis’ customer base is made up of more than 1600+ companies, including enterprises such as Allianz, ANZ Bank, Cisco, Dolby, Experian, First Data, HSBC, Merck, Samsung, Swiss Re, Starbucks, Telstra, UBS, Vodafone, Whole Foods, and WorldPay.

    https://www.tricentis.com/
  • Zendesk

    The best customer experiences are built with Zendesk. Zendesk’s powerful and flexible customer service and engagement platform scales to meet the needs of any business, from startups and small businesses to growth companies and enterprises. Zendesk serves businesses across a multitude of industries, with more than 100,000 paid customer accounts offering service and support in more than 30 languages. Headquartered in San Francisco, Zendesk operates worldwide with 15 offices in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America.

    https://www.zendesk.com/

Gold Partners

  • Backupify

    Backupify, a Datto company, is the leader in cloud-to-cloud backup, enabling enterprises to extend data protection and accessibility best practices to the cloud. Backupify provides Office 365 and G Suite backup, giving IT professionals the security and control they need against data loss from user errors, external threats, and service failures. Website: https://www.backupify.com/ Blog: https://www.backupify.com/blog Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/backupify/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Backupify?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/backupify YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Backupify1/videos

    https://www.backupify.com
  • Hitachi Vantara

    Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society – what we call a double bottom line. Only Hitachi Vantara combines over 100 years of experience in operational technology (OT) and more than 60 years in IT to unlock the power of data from your business, your people and your machines. We help enterprises store, enrich, activate and monetize their data to improve their customers’ experiences, develop new revenue streams and lower their business costs. Over 80% of the Fortune 100 trust Hitachi Vantara for data solutions.

    https://www.hitachivantara.com/en-us/home.html
  • Numerify

    Numerify's analytics solutions enable data-driven IT managers to optimize their operational performance. Our analytics suite goes beyond reporting to deliver intelligence for service, operations, and development. The cloud-based platform integrates data across IT systems and adjacent sources such as call center, HR, and financial applications. IT managers use these insights to drive innovation, improve service, strengthen business health, and deliver projects on time within budget. Our turnkey solution delivers insight in days, requiring no new technology or service investments. Unlike traditional BI tools, Numerify’s applications contain an IT-specific data model, high-performance infrastructure, and pre-built connectors to sources such as ServiceNow®.

    http://www.numerify.com/
  • Pure Storage

    Pure Storage helps customers build a better world with data. The Pure Storage Data Platform, powered by all-flash storage, offers a simpler, more effective, and more flexible solution for cloud infrastructure and data-rich applications like artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data analytics. With Satmetrix-certified NPS performance in the top 1% of B2B companies, Pure has an ever-expanding range of customers who are some of the happiest in the world.

    https://www.purestorage.com
  • Trifacta

    Trifacta is the global leader in data wrangling software, significantly enhances the value of an enterprise’s big data by enabling users to easily transform and enrich raw, complex data into clean and structured formats for analysis. Trifacta leverages decades of innovative research in human-computer interaction, scalable data management and machine learning to make the process of preparing data faster and more intuitive. Around the globe, more than 8,000 companies, including leading brands like Deutsche Boerse, Google, Kaiser Permanente, New York Life and PepsiCo are unlocking the potential of their data with Trifacta’s data wrangling solutions.

    https://www.trifacta.com/

Supporting Partners

  • Box

    Box (NYSE:BOX) is the Cloud Content Management company that empowers enterprises to revolutionize how they work by securely connecting their people, information and applications. Founded in 2005, Box powers more than 71,000 businesses globally, including AstraZeneca, General Electric, P&G, and The GAP. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia.

    https://www.box.com

Local Partners

  • Aisera

    Aisera is the industry’s first proactive, personalized, and predictive AI Service Management (AISM) solution that is purpose-built to automate tasks and actions for IT, HR, Facilities, and Customer Service. Aisera's next-generation AI Service Desk works with existing service desk solutions to deliver an end-to-end AI Service Experience for employees and customers. The AI Service Desk automates and resolves more than 50 percent of tasks, requests, and workflows to deliver self-service to users.

    https://www.aisera.com/
  • HTC Global Services

    HTC Global Services offers Information Technology Services and Business Process Services to Fortune 1000 companies. With 29 years of successful track record and over 12,000 consultants, HTC operates 10 Technology Delivery Centers including a Data Center. HTC Enterprise Services include Digital Transformation, Robotic Process Automation, AI, Data Management and Analytics, Content Management, Application Modernization, Managed Infrastructure Support, Cloud Services, CRM, QA/Testing, IoT, Virtual Reality, Oracle and SAP. Reimagine technology to accelerate your business and experience HTC consistency in quality, innovation, speed and flexibility while optimizing costs. Discuss your strategic priorities and how HTC can help you in those areas.

    https://www.htcinc.com/

Breakfast Partners

  • World Wide Technology

    World Wide Technology, Inc. is a systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to the commercial, government and telecom sectors. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers manage the planning, procurement and deployment of IT products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc., (NYSE: ATT); VMware (NYSE: VMW); Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS‎); NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs over 1,400 people and operates more than 1.5 million square-feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information on World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.

    www.wwt.com

Strategic Partners

  • Egon Zehnder

    Egon Zehnder was founded in 1964 with a distinctive vision and structure aimed at achieving two basic goals - to place our clients' interests first and to lead our profession in creating value for our clients through the assessment and recruitment of top-level management resources. The most fundamental expression of our client-first vision resides in our structure, which is unique to our profession. Our 390 consultants, operating from 63 wholly owned offices in 37 countries, are organized around a single-profit center partnership. This is designed to eliminate competitive barriers between our offices. It allows us to operate seamlessly when engagements call for us to mobilize across many offices in a country or a region. Large or small, local or global, our clients benefit from our structure by having access to our most relevant resources and relationships wherever they may reside. Underpinning this unique structure is our private ownership. We have chosen to operate our firm independent of any outside interests and are motivated solely by a desire to exceed our clients' expectations.

    http://www.egonzehnder.com
  • Heidrick & Struggles

    Heidrick & Struggles actively solves business problems for our clients every day. Through our Leadership Advisory framework, we help companies attract, develop and retain the world’s most talented individuals. For almost 60 years, we have focused on quality service and built strong leadership teams through our relationships with clients and individuals worldwide. Today, Heidrick & Struggles leadership experts operate from principal business centers in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

    http://www.heidrick.com
  • Korn Ferry

    At Korn Ferry, we design, build, attract and ignite talent. Since our inception, clients have trusted us to help recruit world-class leadership. Today, we are a single source for leadership and talent consulting services to empower businesses and leaders to reach their goals. Through our vision, research and tools across 80 offices and 3,700 employees, we convert potential into greatness. Our solutions range from executive recruitment and leadership development programs, to enterprise learning, succession planning, and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO). Organizations around the world trust Korn Ferry to manage their talent – a responsibility we meet every day with passion, expertise, integrity and results.

    https://www.kornferry.com
  • Spencer Stuart

    Founded in 1956 and privately owned, Spencer Stuart is one of the world's leading executive search consulting firms. We are the advisor of choice among top companies seeking guidance and counsel on senior leadership needs. We have unrivalled access to leading executives around the world. Our clients range across industries, from the world's largest companies to medium-sized businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups. We operate out of 51 offices in 27 countries. Last year we conducted more than 4,000 assignments around the world. Our team of more than 300 consultants possesses a unique blend of professional search experience and industry expertise. Consultants are organized in practices and work in teams, often across international boundaries that maximize sector specialization and knowledge-sharing. These client service teams are supported by first-rate associates and researchers, and backed by state-of-the-art technology. We place quality at the center of everything we do and solicit candid feedback at every opportunity in order to continually improve our service to clients. We channel our knowledge and expertise into a wide range of publications for the benefit of existing and prospective clients.

    https://www.spencerstuart.com

Alliance Partners

  • Amplify Partners

    Amplify Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm committed to redefining IT infrastructure, invests in technical entrepreneurs pursuing the multi-hundred-billion dollar Infrastructure 2.0 disruption. Amplify helps talented founders build valuable businesses by investing the right amount of early-stage capital and providing active company-building assistance. Amplify offers the unique combination of deep domain expertise, early-stage focus and a network of Venture AmplifiersTM to improve outcomes for infrastructure entrepreneurs.

    http://www.amplifypartners.com
  • Glynn Capital

    Glynn Capital is focused on investments in leading private and public technology growth companies. We seek to be long-term investors in a limited number of excellent companies with world-class management teams, sustainable business models, and long-term growth potential.

    http://www.glynncapital.com/
  • 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).

    http://www.greylock.com
  • Lightspeed Venture Partners

    Lightspeed Ventures is a global VC firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, with offices in India, Israel, and China. With over $6 billion under management, Lightspeed invests in both enterprise and consumer tech startups from early-stage to late-stage. With over 300 active startups in the portfolio, Lightspeed has invested in companies like Brocade, Informatica, Nutanix, AppDynamics, Mulesoft, zScaler, etc. Lightspeed has also created a CIO Innovation Advisory Network to connect forward-thinking IT leaders with Silicon Valley.

    http://lsvp.com
  • Sequoia Capital

    Sequoia is a venture firm with a 40+ year track record of partnering with daring entrepreneurs. Founded in 1972, we’ve been early business partners with many of technology’s biggest companies (Apple, Google, Oracle, Cisco, and more) along with many emerging leaders (WhatsApp, Palo Alto Networks, ServiceNow, FireEye, LinkedIn, Dropbox, Airbnb, etc).

    https://www.sequoiacap.com

Association Partners

  • SIM New York Metro

    SIM is an association of senior IT executives, prominent academicians, selected consultants, and other IT thought leaders built on the foundation of local chapters, who come together to share and enhance their rich intellectual capital for the benefit of its members and their organizations. SIM members strongly believe in and champion: The alignment of IT and business as a valued partnership; The creation and sharing of best practices; The effective, efficient and innovative business use of information technology to continuously bring to market valuable products and services; IT management and leadership skills development that enables our members growth at each stage of their career; The replenishment and education of future IT leaders including a strong role in influencing university curriculums and continuing education; Working with the IT industry to shape its direction; Policies and legislation that stimulate innovation, economic development, healthy competition and IT job creation; Serving our communities and the industry through giving and outreach

    http://nysim.org/

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The CIO Executive Leadership Summit is created for CIOs/IT leaders. It also has strong appeal to leaders interested in better positioning their organizations and themselves for what's ahead in business and to achieve the greatest benefits through the use of information technology. 

To ensure a high quality environment and to maximize the networking experience, all attendees must be:

  • Employed C-Level executives (non-vendor) or equivalent, CIOs, Direct Reports of CIOs, or Senior Most IT Professional in an organization with $200M or greater revenue, or from not-for-profit or government organizations with comparable size

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