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

As companies strive to better meet the needs and expectations of its customers, CIOs and technology executives play a critical role in identifying how advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, Big Data, analytics, the Internet of Things, blockchain and cloud computing can be leveraged to enhance the customer experience, craft customer-focused business models and  gain a competitive edge.

The innovative mindset and courageous leadership required to partner with the C-suite and board of directors to transform the business will be the focal point of the 2019 St. Louis CIO Executive Leadership Summit.


  • Jim Cavellier
    EVP & CIO
    Cass Information Systems, Inc.

  • Jerry Fox
    SVP & CIO
    BJC Healthcare

    As senior vice president and chief information officer for BJC HealthCare, Jerry Fox is responsible for planning, developing and supporting information technology and telecommunications initiatives throughout BJC’s hospitals and service organizations.

    Before coming to BJC, Fox was the global chief information officer with Rockwell Automation in Milwaukee, Wis. He was responsible for information technology strategy and operations at the $6 billion industrial automation company with more than 25,000 employees in 80 countries. He joined Rockwell in 2007 as vice president of information technology operations.

    Throughout his career, Fox has held IT leadership positions across a diverse set of industry segments. Prior to Rockwell, Fox held technology leadership positions as chief technology
    officer and director of global information technology operations at Dana Corporation, a Toledo, Ohio-based automotive parts supplier.

    A native of Dayton, Ohio, Fox holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in business administration – management information systems from Ohio University in Athens. He has been an active volunteer with the IT Senior Management Forum focused on expanding the pipeline of diverse IT talent. He is also co-founder of IT United, a CIO advisory board that connects IT professionals with community volunteer opportunities.

  • Don Guenther
    VP Business Development
    Technology Partners

  • David Hartley
    Partner and Director + Advisory Services
    Anders CPAs + Advisors

  • Peter Hogan
    CTO
    Post Holdings

    Pete Hogan is CTO at Post Holdings, Inc. He has led the transformation of Post Application and Data models into the cloud for over 60 applications along with the program management for the acquisition integration efforts across the IT ecosystems where Operating Divisions combined for synergies. Pete has also established the Enterprise Decision Science team to support Holding’s analytic functions through consolidated information in the cloud along with the team evolving to serve a consulting analytics role to the dozen plus Operating Companies Post Holdings has acquired over the past six years. In addition, he has led Post Holdings and it’s Operating Divisions through both Privacy Shield and GDPR compliance where the business units were potentially impacted. Prior to this, Pete was a VP over eCommerce and Retail Systems at Caleres and Integrated Product Services at MasterCard International.

  • Mike Honer
    Executive Recruiter
    Honer & Associates

    In April of 2017 celebrated 40th Anniversary in the Recruiting Industry. Diverse experience, started career working for a Privately Held Recruiting Firm, moved into Privately Held Partnership serving as a billable CEO, and currently work as a Self-Employed Executive Recruiter as the only Employee.

    Started career with Professional Career Development a privately held, high-caliber recruiting firm with multiple specialties in direct hire placement. Worked as an individual contributor for 18 months in the Information Technology Division before promotion to Vice President of the Division. Ran division for 12 years before starting Preferred Resources. Recruited and placed professionals working under the Corporate CIO and managed a staff of up to 12.

    Prior to opening Honer and Associates, founded, grew, and managed Preferred Resources. Started Preferred Resources as employee #1. Built company’s two lines of business, direct hire placement and information technology staffing (contracting) rapidly. High water mark through the 90's was approximately 100 employees, 80 contractors/rest recruiters and admin staff. Sold interest in Preferred Resources in 2001 to start Honer and Associates and return focus to direct hire search for Information Technology clientele, specializing in the roles listed above.

    Founded Honer and Associates in June of 2002 as an Executive Recruiting Firm specializing in IT Leadership, Management, and SMEs. Currently provide direct hire services to Enterprise Technology functions and Information Technology organizations. Expert in talent acquisition and retention. Ability to identify, recognize, and exclusively refer high caliber candidates "that fit" client's specific competencies, requirements, and organizational demands. Lines of business include both retained and contingency search services. Work with Growth Companies concentrating on the recruitment of CIOs, VPs, Sr. Directors, Directors, Managers, Architects, Program Directors, and Sr. Technical Engineering Staff.

    Currently live in Wildwood, MO with wife Shelley of 29 years and have office in Chesterfield, MO.

     

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

     

  • Lisa Nichols
    CEO
    Technology Partners

  • Rick Nolle
    CIO
    St. Louis County

  • 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.

  • Dr. Nalini Polavarapu
    Enterprise Data Science Strategy Lead
    Bayer Crop Science

    Nalini Polavarapu has been with Bayer for over ten years and heads the data science strategy and portfolio for Bayer Crop Science division. Data science activities range from applying data, IT, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud computing and analytics to derive data-driven insights to enhance customer value, invent cognitive systems to deliver predictive pipeline for research and development, analytics to connect supply chain to improve net promoter score and reduce cost of goods and implement digital tools for environmental and customer sustainability.

    Over the course of her career, Nalini held positions of increasing levels of leadership responsibilities managing teams operating across geographies in Americas, EMEA, Asia and Africa, and has successfully established and led an off-shore center in India. She also initiated multiple external partnerships and collaborations with start-ups, large corporations and universities. Nalini played a key role in building a world-class global data science organization at Bayer which is now at 500+ and growing.

    Nalini has a PhD and dual Masters in Computer Science and Bioinformatics from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. Nalini has authored and co-authored multiple analytical patents, research articles in leading scientific journals and co-authored book chapters on high throughput data analysis and applications.

  • Simona Rollinson
    CIO
    Clayco Construction

     

  • Teresa Sanzottera
    VP & CIO, Specialty Generics
    Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

    Teresa Sanzottera is Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Specialty Generics at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, a global chemical and generic pharmaceutical business.   As a member of the Specialty Generics executive team, she provides digital and technical leadership, vision, and experience.  During her tenure at Mallinckrodt, Ms. Sanzottera has led several global technology initiatives and has made substantial contributions to Mallinckrodt’s acquisition integrations and divestitures.     

    Prior to her tenure at Mallinckrodt, Ms. Sanzottera spent 10 years in various IT technical and project management roles in financial services, higher education and manufacturing.     She served as a 2018 Edison Award Judge, an organization that honors and recognizes innovation and innovators.    Ms. Sanzottera has served on United Way funding committees and is active with several other philanthropic organizations.      

    She holds a bachelor’s degree from Webster University in International Studies and a Master’s of Business Administration from Maryville University.

  • Erin Stamm
    COO
    Esse Health

    Erin Stamm is the Chief Operations Officer of Esse Health. Stamm is a talented and strategic IT leader and healthcare professional with an extensive background in the development of groundbreaking health technology. She provides executive level leadership for both population health and value based care models at Esse Health. Stamm also currently serves as a Board Member for Missouri Health Connection. Prior to joining Esse Health, Stamm served as the Administrator of Health Information Management at Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedics.                               

    Esse Health is a St. Louis-based, independent physician group that strives to improve the overall well-being of its patients through patient education, lifestyle modification and prevention.  Esse Health has been awarded Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) 2017 recognition by the National Committee on Quality Assurance. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Million Hearts Initiative recognized Esse Health as a 2014 Hypertension Control Champion for its success in helping patients control their high blood pressure.  With 45 locations throughout the St. Louis and Metro East area, Esse Health’s services include asthma, allergy and immunology, family medicine, gastroenterology, internal medicine, nutrition, orthopedics, pediatrics, radiology and urology.  Esse Health is a recognized leader in using technology in health care and physician accountability for both quality and cost-of-care.  For more information on Esse Health, visit www.essehealth.com.

  • Petra Volckaert
    Vice President, Global Marketing and Commercial Excellence IT Lead
    Bayer Crop Science

    Petra Volckaert is the Global Information Technology Lead for Vegetable Seeds and Ag Productivity at Bayer. Prior to her current role, Ms. Volckaert spent eight years at Monsanto Company, serving in a variety of roles within their vegetable seeds business including overseeing operations for EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Asia) Strategy and Marketing in Barcelona, and EMEA Marketing Operations Lead and EMEA IT Lead in The Netherlands. Ms. Volckaert has earned Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, International Business Administration, and Translation and Interpretation of Dutch, English and Spanish. She also studied Agricultural Engineering at the University of Ghent in Belgium and completed the Erasmus Program at the University of Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.

  • Mike Williams
    CEO
    Software Design Partners

  • Erica Wilson
    VP, IT Security & Risk
    Cass Information Systems, Inc.

    Erica Wilson has over 18 years of IT experience, 15 of which are in the field of Cybersecurity. She has worked in various industries including manufacturing, higher education and financial services. Erica currently serves as VP of Cybersecurity and Technology Risk at Cass Information Systems. She has responsibility for all aspects of the company’s Cybersecurity program, including security strategy, policies & procedures, technologies, and training program.  In addition, Erica leads all aspects of technology risk management, including compliance with internal and regulatory controls, as well as the Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery program.

    Prior to joining Cass, Erica worked at Anheuser-Busch (2001 – 2009), followed by Scottrade (2009-2018). While at Scottrade, Erica held multiple positions of increasing responsibility ranging from Manager of Information Security to VP of IT Infrastructure Controls and Risk Management. Similarly, while at Anheuser-Busch, Erica held multiple positions pertaining to information security and data protection. Erica has a passion for STEM education.  Throughout her professional career, she has consistently identified ways to influence and encourage others in the community, specifically generations X and Z, to explore opportunities to work in the fields information technology and cybersecurity. 

    Erica holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration/Information Systems from the John E. Simon School of Business at Maryville University, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Southeast Missouri State University. She also holds various professional certifications which include a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium ISC(2) and a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) from ISACA. Erica enjoys being an advocate of STEM education particularly to youth in the St. Louis community. Outside of work, she loves to travel and spend time with her husband, Aaron and daughter, Avery.

  • 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.

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October 3, 2019, 7:30 AM-5:30 PM
Marriott St. Louis Grand

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


8:50 AM - 9:20 AM

HMG Lead, Innovate, Disrupt Tech Talk: The Innovator's Journey - How Simple Product Ideas Can Transform the World

Jed Yueh, Founder and Chairman, Delphix


9:20 AM - 9:50 AM

HMG Lead, Innovate, Disrupt Tech Talk: UiPath 


9:50 AM - 10:20 AM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


10:20 AM - 10:50 AM

EXECUTIVE BRIEFING:  Perspective on Transformation

TBD: Lenovo

Transformation has become a need, not a want.  CIOs have the opportunity to make great transformations, both in the effectiveness of their traditional role and in adding value in new ways.  Success for IT organizations is no longer about ‘supporting the business’.  CIOs must innovate while executing… must lead while taking direction from the businesses they support.  They must be visionaries and tacticians all at once.

The speaker will share their vision of the enterprise IT environment in 2025.  Encompassing technology, market and workforce trends, the analysis will illustrate where CIOs need to focus and innovate to lead their companies through transformation.


10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


11:20 AM - 12:00 PM  

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

Kerry Bommarito, PhD, Director Data Science, Mercy

Peter Hogan
, CTO, Post Holdings

Dr. Nalini Polavarapu, Enterprise Data Science Strategy Lead, Bayer Crop Science

Additional panelists being confirmed.

Moderator: Mike Williams, President, Software Design Partners

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. 


12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Luncheon


1:30 PM - 2:00 PM 

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

Mike Honer, Executive Recruiter, Honer & Associates 

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

John Madera, Corporate Officers Practice, Russell Reynolds Associates 

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

Moderator: Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy

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 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.  


2:00 PM -2:40 PM

EXECUTIVE PANEL: Women in IT Leading Global Organizations

Kim Martin
, EVP IT, Mastercard

Simona Rollinson, CIO, Clayco Construction

Teresa Sanzoterra, VP & CIO, Specialty Generics, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Erin Stamm, COO, Esse Healthcare

Petra Volckaert, Vice President, Global Marketing and Commercial Excellence IT Lead, Bayer Crop Science

Moderator:  Lisa Nichols, CEO, Technology Partners

Though women in IT only account for around 25% of IT leaders today, they are responsible for driving unprecedented value in large, global organizations. In fact, the companies that perform the best financially have the greatest amount of women in leadership roles.

This panel of successful women IT leaders from global organizations will share their leadership strategies and stories about driving and leading teams and technology in a hyper-competitive environment for women, and men.


2:40 PM - 3:10 PM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


3:10 PM - 3:40 PM 

EXECUTIVE PANEL: Enabling Innovation in the Secure Enterprise 

David Hartley, Partner & Director + Advisory Services, Anders CPAs & Advisors

Erica Wilson, Vice President, IT Security & Risk, Cass Information Systems, Inc.

TBD: Fortinet

Additional panelists being confirmed.

Moderator: Don Guenther, VP Business Development, Technology Partners

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.


3:40 PM - 3:50 PM

Transition Break


3:50 PM - 4:30 PM

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

Jim Cavellier, EVP & CIO, Cass Information Systems, Inc.

Jerry Fox, SVP & CIO, BJC Healthcare

Rick Nolle,
CIO, St. Louis County

Additional panelists being confirmed.

Moderator: Hunter Muller, President & CEO, HMG Strategy

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. 


4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Raffle Prizes and Executive Networking Reception



Presenting Partners

  • UiPath
    https://www.uipath.com/
  • 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.

    http://www.lenovo.com/

Platinum Partners

  • 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

Gold Partners

  • Insight

    Datalink, Cloud + Data Center Transformation division of Insight, is a complete IT services and solution provider that helps organizations transform technology, operations, and service delivery to meet challenges and future-proof the business. As an independent integrator, we’re free to recommend the most appropriate solutions — across cloud, IT transformation, next-generation technology, and security.

    www.insightcdct.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
  • The Judge Group

    The Judge Group is a leading professional services firm specializing in Technology Consulting, Learning, and Staffing Solutions. Judge’s applications and infrastructure services include support for Agile/DevOps transformations and disruptive technologies including A.I. & machine learning, big data, robotic process automation, blockchain, and cybersecurity. With over 48 years of experience, Judge employs more than 7,000 professionals through its 35 offices in the US, Canada, India, and China. Judge is the 12th largest IT staffing firm in the US as ranked by Staffing Industry Analysts, and has consistently been recognized among the top 2% of industry leaders for client and talent satisfaction.

    www.judge.com
  • Zerto

    Zerto helps customers accelerate IT transformation by reducing the risk and complexity of modernization and cloud adoption. By replacing multiple legacy solutions with a single IT Resilience Platform, Zerto is changing the way disaster recovery, data protection and cloud are managed. With enterprise scale, Zerto’s software platform delivers continuous availability for an always-on customer experience while simplifying workload mobility to protect, recover, and move applications freely across hybrid and multi-clouds.

    http://www.zerto.com/

Supporting Partners

  • Ivanti

    Ivanti unifies IT and Security Operations to better manage and secure the digital workplace. From PCs to mobile devices, VDI and the data center, we discover IT assets on-premises and in the cloud, improve IT service delivery, and reduce risk with insights and automation. We also help you leverage modern technology in the warehouse and across the supply chain to improve delivery without modifying backend systems. Ivanti is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, and has offices all over the world. For more information, visit www.ivanti.com and follow us at @GoIvanti.

    https://www.ivanti.com/
  • Workday, Inc.

    Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, planning, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.

    https://www.workday.com

Local Partners

  • iSymplify

    iSymplify helps businesses perform more efficiently by leveraging cloud services to reduce costs or meet new business challenges. With a technology-agnostic and provider-neutral approach, iSymplify works collaboratively with clients to meet business needs - focusing on delivering the best course of action for ideal short- and long-term solutions with technologies such as voice/web collaboration, networking and managed services, cloud computing, Microsoft Cloud, IoT and AI, disaster recovery, security, and blockchain.

    https://www.isymplify.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

Marriott St. Louis Grand

800 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO

Room rate is $179/night. This rate expires on September 11, 2019.

To book a room, please call 1-314-621-9600 and mention the HMG Strategy Room Block.

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

- OR - 

  • Full time academicians

If you meet the criteria above, there is no fee to attend.

All registration requests will be reviewed and approved based upon above stated criteria.

* Sales/marketing individuals or consultants from non-sponsoring vendor organizations are not permitted.

Special Needs - We fully support the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require special assistance of any kind, please call us at (203) 221-2702 or email us at registrar@hmgstrategy.com.



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