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Think Differently, Lead Courageously

The Society for Information Management (SIM) International, led by CEO Mark Taylor and SIM’s Board of Directors, has partnered with HMG Strategy, the world’s largest independent and most trusted provider of technology executive networking events and unique thought leadership research, to co-produce this year’s event.

SIM is the world’s premier organization for IT leaders, comprised of more than 5,000 CIOs, senior IT executives, prominent academicians, consultants and IT leaders who collaborate and network year-round. 

Led by President and CEO Hunter Muller, HMG Strategy is a global community of more than 400,000 senior IT executives, industry experts, venture capitalists and industry search executives that’s driven by and for CIOs and top-tier technology executives. Conjoining the Society’s national membership with HMG Strategy’s global community of senior technology executives will help make SIM Connect Live 2020 the must-attend event for IT leaders in 2020.

Conference Executive Directors

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  • Julia Anderson
    Global CIO
    Smithfield Foods

  • Mike Brady
    Chief Information Officer
    USAA

    As the Enterprise CIO, at USAA Mike Brady and his team provide the technology creation, support and delivery across the organization. Key responsibilities include building and maintaining relationships with senior Executives, strategy and planning, oversight of application development, as well as operations and maintenance, while focusing on time to market, quality and innovation. In addition, he is responsible for the business agility center of excellence to drive an agile mindset throughout the enterprise.

    Mike Brady is the former AIG Global Chief Technology Officer and oversaw the Technology Services organization, which included Technology Strategy, Application Development Methodologies and Infrastructure Services. He was also accountable for identifying leading edge technologies that resulted in tangible benefits to all of AIG’s stakeholders.

    Mike is a strategic technology executive recognized across the industry as a transformational leader. Prior to joining AIG, Mike served as head of Kaiser Permanente’s Infrastructure organization. His team comprised of over 1,900 professionals managing and operating life critical technology systems in partnership with IT, Health Plan and Care Delivery groups. He led an organization that delivered award-winning systems availability and leadership of deployments of Cloud, Big Data, DevOps and integrated Technology-as-a-Service strategies.

    With more than 25 years leading Technology teams in global, complex organizations including Citigroup, General Electric, Merrill Lynch, Fidelity Investments, and Kaiser Permanente, Mike is an accomplished transformational leader.  He has been recognized as a Computer World Premier 100 IT Leader, received multiple Uptime Institute and related IT excellence awards and holds a patent in Network Security. 

  • Max Chan
    CIO
    Avnet

    Max Chan is the CIO and is responsible for the delivery of all strategic business IT and digital transformation initiatives. Max and his team work closely with senior executives to translate business strategies to IT roadmaps, and drive prioritization of these initiatives through a global governance process.

    Max joined Avnet in 2013 as VP of IT for the Technology Solutions business in Asia Pacific. In this role, he led critical system implementations and enhancements, helping build Avnet’s Global Development Centers, while driving process improvement initiatives in the region. Max was later transferred to Phoenix, Arizona to take on global application and business relationship management roles, before being promoted to his current role in Dec 2018.

    Prior to Avnet, Max held several IT leadership roles including; CIO, Asia at VF Corporation, and VP, IT building efficiency, Asia at Johnson Controls.

  • Cindy Finkelman
    Chief Information Officer
    FactSet Research Systems

    Cindy Finkelman joined FactSet Research Systems as Chief Information Officer in June 2015.  Cindy is responsible for Enterprise Transformation, Project Management, Security and Enterprise Risk Management; and works with senior business leaders to build strategic, effective and efficient capabilities through innovative and transformational programs.  Cindy was recognized as CIO of the Year by the 2017 Markets Media Women in Finance Awards, for her transformative impact on the company, her mentoring of women technologists and her philanthropic work.

    Cindy is a senior executive with 20+ years of diversified management, technology and operations experience and has a proven track record of designing and delivering technology driven transformational programs in many blue-chip firms, including New York Life Insurance Company, ALICO, Merrill Lynch, Marsh & McLennan, Prudential, Booz Allan & Hamilton and MetLife. Cindy’s passion is for people development. She has sponsored various mentoring programs and Women in Technology initiatives.

    Cindy has an MBA from NYU in Corporate Strategy/Entrepreneurship, and a BS from SUNY/Albany.  Cindy is currently a Board member of the Society for Information Management (SIM) NY chapter where she is responsible for the Program Committee and actively participates in SIM Women. 

  • Chris Gates
    Chief Technology Officer
    Allstate

     

  • Donagh Herlihy
    Former EVP & CIO (Retired)
    Bloomin' Brands, Inc.

    Donagh Herlihy is Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer for Bloomin’ Brands. 

    In this position, Mr. Herlihy is responsible for overseeing the global strategy, development and implementation of all technology initiatives for Bloomin’ Brands. 

    Mr. Herlihy has 25 years of technology leadership experience in various industries.  He joined Bloomin’ Brands following a six-year tenure with Avon Products, Inc., where he served as CIO and SVP eCommerce.  In that role, he led all aspects of the technology supporting Avon’s internal business operations and enabled eCommerce for more than 6.5 million Avon representatives worldwide.  

    Prior to Avon, he was the CIO for the Wrigley Company.  In addition to his role as CIO, he served successively as the VP of HR and the VP of Supply Chain Strategy and Planning.  Prior to Wrigley, he led the IT function for Duracell, a division of the Gillette Company.

    Mr. Herlihy has a BSC and MA in Industrial Engineering from the Institute of Technology and Trinity College in Dublin and has completed the Executive Program at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business. In 2016 he was inducted into CIO magazine’s CIO Hall of Fame.

  • Melissa Hohauser
    Deputy CIO, Vice President
    Chemical Bank

    Melissa Hohauser is a graduate of DeVry University with a degree in Technical Management specializing in Project Management -Magna cum laude.  Melissa is the knowledge expert in process optimization and technology management as an ITIL certified professional. She has led the development of people, processes and services across many Fortune 500 companies.  Known as a thought leader and change agent, Melissa is currently overseeing the relationship and delivery of the core infrastructure at Chemical Bank, a division of TCF Bank.  She also recently served on the board of HDI Motown Chapter as Vice President of Programs and currently volunteers with Paws for Life Animal Rescue.

  • John Iannarelli
    Former FBI Special Agent and Senior Executive Advisor
    FBI

    John G. Iannarelli recently retired from the FBI after more than 20 years of service, during which he was a member of the SWAT Team and participated in the investigations of the Oklahoma City Bombing, the 9/11 attack, and the Congresswoman Gabriel Giffords shooting.  John previously served at FBI Headquarters as their national spokesperson and on the Cyber Division Executive staff.  In Phoenix, John was the Cyber squad supervisor before promotion to Assistant Special Agent in Charge, the number two position overseeing all Criminal, Cyber, and Counter Intelligence investigations throughout Arizona.  John has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Computer Science for his contributions to the field of cyber investigations.

    John is the author of several other books, to include Why Teens Fail and What to Fix, a parents’ guide to protecting their children from Internet predators and other dangers, and Information Governance Security, how businesses can protect their sensitive data from loss or compromise.  His recently released How to Stop A Terrorist, is a guide for the average person to recognize and help prevent terrorism. John is a highly sought after speaker and has presented to Fortune 500 companies, domestic and international audiences, the United Nations, and the Vatican where he met personally with Pope Francis to discuss the evolution of cyber crime.

    A former San Diego Police Officer and a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, to include studies of international criminal and civil law at Oxford, England, John is also an attorney admitted to the practice of law in California, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is currently a private consultant, whose clients have included the both the FBI and a national professional sports league.

  • Bruce Leidal
    CIO
    Carestream Health, Inc.

    Bruce Leidal is the Chief Information Officer at Carestream; a $2.4 billion medical and dental imaging and healthcare IT solutions company with 7,000 employees globally.

    Leidal leads Carestream’s global Information Technology (IT) organization, focusing on streamlining business processes and providing information that enables Carestream to optimize its business while continually improving its customers’ experience.

    Carestream has seen significant improvements in IT under Leidal’s leadership, including: the establishment of a new IT Leadership team; significant upgrade of the IT talent pool; transformation of the business through successful implementation of over 80 major projects; simplification of the business through the consolidation and elimination of over 300 core applications; improvement of global IT operations through outsourcing; consolidation of applications development from locations in 28 countries to three Centers of Excellence; and reduction of overall IT cost to benchmark levels, yielding over $17 million in recurring annual savings while improving services.

    The accomplishments of the IT transformation at Carestream have been recognized externally, including: a case study on talent acquisition published in Topgrading by Dr Bradford Smart; a case study by SIM Advanced Practice Council entitled, IT Leadership At Carestream: Handling a Large Scale Divestiture; and on Forbes.com, There’s A Smarter Way To Tighten An IT Budget, by Peter High.

    Prior to joining Carestream, Leidal served as CIO of Hayes Lemmerz International (HLI), a $2.4 billion global automotive supplier for which he was responsible for transforming the IT function. His accomplishments led to improved information accuracy, streamlined decision making and stronger business management.

    Previously, Leidal held executive positions at Systems Thinking, General Motors, and Federal-Mogul Corporation. He was a management consult at AT Kearney and gained his technical expertise while at EDS and Texas Instruments.

    Leidal received a B.S. in Information Systems from Madonna University in Livonia, Michigan, and has several certifications including Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute and IT Management from Learning Tree International.

  • Shamim Mohammad
    SVP, CIO & CTO
    CarMax

    Shamim is the SVP and CIO of CarMax, Inc. (KMX). CarMax is nation’s largest used car retailer, a FORTUNE 500 company, and has been named one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” for thirteen consecutive years. At CarMax, Shamim is responsible for the strategic use of technology throughout the company. As a member of the Senior Executive team, Shamim is leading business transformations enabled by technology for CarMax.

    Prior to joining CarMax in 2012, Shamim was the Vice President of IT for BJ’s Wholesale Club. At BJ’s, Shamim was responsible for several business systems including e-Commerce, Supply Chain & Distribution, Business Intelligence and Marketing. Shamim was instrumental in the business process and technology transformation at BJ’s.

    Shamim has over 20 years of leadership experience in helping organizations drive competitive advantage through technology. He is recognized for his expertise in innovation, building high performance teams, and delivering business results. Before BJ’s, Shamim held senior IT leadership positions for Blockbuster, TravelCLICK and Wyndham Hotels. Shamim joined TravelCLICK as the first IT professional, and built the IT organization from ground up. As the head of IT, he played a pivotal role in driving the company’s strategy during its early years.

    Shamim holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science with concentration in Accounting from Angelo State University. He has an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Shamim is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is currently serving on the boards of the Greater Richmond YMCA, Virginia Commonwealth University IS Advisory Committee, Richmond Technology Council, and CodeRVA.  He also held various board positions for National Kidney Foundation and Society for Information Management.

     

     

  • Hunter Muller
    President & CEO
    HMG Strategy

    Hunter Muller is a charismatic industry pioneer and a modern-day Renaissance Man. As a global C-suite advisor and coach for the past 30 years, Hunter’s insights and concepts have been successfully applied by Fortune 1000 organizations worldwide to accelerate executive performance, propel the career ascent of C-level executives, and to drive transformative innovation and create new waves of value.

    Hunter is the President and CEO of HMG Strategy, LLC, the largest independent, objective, transparent and collaborative executive network in the world. HMG focuses on innovation and breakthrough strategies for core, parallel and new markets while studying the most successful organizations eco-systems and platforms such as Amazon and Microsoft.

    HMG Strategy is the provider of thought leadership and networking events for CIOs, CISOs, and senior technology executives. HMG Strategy offers a unique, integrated model for enabling C-level executives and their companies to draw upon courageous leadership to reimagine, reinvent, and rebuild their business models to attain the genius-level thinking required in today’s dynamic business landscape to achieve competitive advantage in the digital frontier.

    Hunter's passion for the role of the technology executive in transforming the business is reflected in the 7 Pillars of Trust which embody HMG Strategy's unique business model.

    Complementing HMG Strategy’s world-renowned events is HMGNextVentures, a venture capital accelerator aimed at helping connect CIOs with the most innovative technology companies and entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv. HMG Strategy also partners with the world’s leading venture capital firms, including Amplify Partners, Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Sequoia Capital. HMG Strategy connects CEOs, CIOs, and other C-level executives with startup technologies backed by the leading VCs to identify opportunities for innovation and business transformation.

    Meanwhile, HMG Strategy’s award-winning Research Team advises the world’s technology companies such as Adobe, Nutanix, and Workday on branding, messaging, and Voice of the Customer strategies.

    Hunter has published five that draw from his extensive business experience: The Transformational CIO (Wiley, March 2011), On Top of the Cloud (Wiley, January 2012), Leading the Epic Revolution (Wiley, September 2013) and The Big Shift in IT Leadership (Wiley, July 2015) and The CEO of Technology (Wiley, January 2018). Hunter is now working on his sixth book: 'Enterprise 2025', which is slated to be published in January 2020. As a result, Hunter’s unique position of knowing the thoughts, challenges, and opportunities of the IT Leader, he is asked to speak at a variety of venues such as IBM’s Cloud Expo and on TheStreet.com.

    Hunter and HMG Strategy support a variety of charitable causes, including the American Cancer Society, Save the Children, and Year Up, and Hunter personally gives back his time and ideas as a member of the Executive Committee of the Fairfield/Westchester Chapter of the Society for Information Management.

    An intrepid international athlete, Hunter is an ardent yacht racer, a world-class skier, and an extreme fitness guru. Hunter is passionate about ocean and mountain adventures and spending time with his sons, Chase and Brice.

    Hunter earned a Bachelor of Science in the Babson College School of Management.

  • Steve Phillpott
    CIO
    Western Digital Corporation

    Steve Phillpott was named Chief Information Officer for Western Digital Corporation in October 2015. Prior to this, he was CIO for HGST, a Western Digital brand. As the CIO of Western Digital, he oversees the worldwide IT department encompassing infrastructure and operations, global applications, enterprise data management and IT security. Steve works with leaders to provide strategic and tactical IT direction, which often includes utilizing Cloud, SaaS, Social, Web, Mobile and Big Data to drive business innovation and value. Based in the U.S. headquarters in Irvine, Calif., he manages WDC’s global, multi-disciplined IT team.

    Prior to joining HGST, Steve was CIO for Amylin Pharmaceuticals, a leading provider of drugs for the treatment of diabetes.  Steve was previously the CIO of Proflowers.com, a high-volume e-commerce retailer, and the VP of IT for Global Enterprise Applications at Invitrogen (now Thermo Fisher Scientific).  Prior to that, he held various leadership positions at companies including Memec (Avnet), Gateway and Qualcomm. 

    A recognized industry expert, Steve has received numerous industry awards. Most recently, he was recognized among Computerworld’s top 100 IT leaders for 2016. Additionally, he was named a finalist in the Public Company category in the Bay Area CIO of the Year Awards for 2016. He is a frequent speaker on IT innovation, transformation and cloud migration strategies at many leading industry events, including Amazon Executive Summit, and events sponsored by Gartner, Forrester, BIO-IT World, Information Week 500 and numerous others.

    Steve received his BS in Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and holds a MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix.

     

     

     

  • 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.

  • Lance Ralls
    CIO/CTO
    Belkin International

    Lance Ralls is a hybrid global CIO/CTO who rapidly delivers impact to profit and revenue. He is regularly told he is a rare bilingual executive who can speak both the language of business and technology fluently. Lance’s CIO role at Belkin International supports all global business groups including Belkin’s hardware accessories business, Linksys home networking products, WeMo’s Home Automation IoT business, and the intelligent-connected water solutions division Phyn that debuts at CES 2018.

    Lance’s global corporate executive and management experience spans multiple industries and includes tenures during dramatic growth at Belkin International, DIRECTV, Sony, Warner Bros, NBC Universal, Mattel, Cognizant, and PwC.

    Lance’s work has successfully impacted millions of customers, thousands of employees, and created multi-million dollars of business growth by his understanding that technology is only 25% of the solution and you must address the remaining 75% by understanding the process and organization impact for maximum impact from your IT organization.

    At thirteen, Lance started his first job, changing tires at his father’s tire store.  He soon decided he wanted to be the fastest and most effective tire-changer in the shop, which he achieved beating those around him with decades of practice. This is where his love for endless efficiency was born and he follows the same approach when creating solutions that impact customers he serves from consuming tv shows, purchasing electronics/toys, buying movie tickets, or scheduling teams on projects.

    Lance also serves as an advisory member on the Economic Development Advisory Council to El Segundo City Council promoting growth and community support in the region.  He enjoys and has successfully coached hundreds of kids in soccer and baseball for over 10 years, focusing on the process of play, not the outcome.  He has always focused on building character in how to work as a team as well as how to deal with failure which in turn delivers success which has led his teams to winning numerous championships.

    Lance holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

  • Doug Rousso
    EVP Chief Information Technology Officer
    MGM

     

  • Caren Shiozaki
    EVP & CIO
    Thornburg Mortgage

    Caren Shiozaki is EVP-CIO for TMST, Inc in Santa Fe NM. Previously she was CIO for a Dallasbased media company. She has worked internationally for Bank of America and American Express.  
     
    She is Vice Chair for SIM National, and founder of the national Cybersecurity SIG. She serves on the boards for the Santa Fe Alliance for Science and the Santa Fe Animal Shelter. She judges science fairs for the Santa Fe School District. She holds professional certification in corporate governance and is a certified e-discovery specialist.  She holds a degree in Genetics from UC Berkeley. 

  • Mark Taylor
    CEO
    Society for Information Management

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December 7-9, 2020, 7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fairmont Austin

AGENDA - Monday, December 7, 2020

5:15 PM - 8:00 PM

SIM Foundation VIP Reception



AGENDA - Tuesday, December 8, 2020

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM        

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking


8:00 AM - 8:15 AM  

Welcome and Introduction


8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

OPENING KEYNOTE: TBD


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


9:30 AM - 10:20 AM

BREAKOUT TRACK:  Disrupting Through Courageous Leadership


BREAKOUT TRACK:  Strengthening Customer Privacy and Digital Trust


BREAKOUT TRACK:  Leading with an Innovative Mindset


BREAKOUT TRACK:  Security and Risk Management

10:20 AM - 10:30 AM 

Transition


10:30 AM - 11:20 AM

BREAKOUT TRACK:  Disrupting Through Courageous Leadership


BREAKOUT TRACK:  Strengthening Customer Privacy and Digital Trust


BREAKOUT TRACK:  Leading with an Innovative Mindset


BREAKOUT TRACK:  Security and Risk Management


11:20 AM - 11:30 AM

Transition


11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

KEYNOTE:  Self-Disrupt or Be Disrupted: Introducing the Self-Disruptive Leader

Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy and Mark Polansky, Senior Partner, Technology Officers Practice, Korn Ferry

We know that disruptive forces are driving the future of business and work. In new research from the Korn Ferry Institute, it was determined that future-ready leadership is urgently needed. To beat the competition in the future, companies must change the way they innovate, they must participate in the fl ow of knowledge, and they must create an innovation ecosystem. To build this capability, organizations need leaders who can continuously disrupt themselves and proactively drive change to navigate the uncertain business environment. Introducing “The Self-Disruptive Leader”.


12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Luncheon


12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

LUNCH KEYNOTE:  TBD


1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


1:45 PM - 2:35 PM

BREAKOUT TRACK:  Disrupting Through Courageous Leadership


BREAKOUT TRACK:  Strengthening Customer Privacy and Digital Trust


BREAKOUT TRACK:  Leading with an Innovative Mindset


BREAKOUT TRACK:  Security and Risk Management


2:35 PM - 2:45 PM

Transition


2:45 PM - 3:35 PM

BREAKOUT TRACK:  Disrupting Through Courageous Leadership


BREAKOUT TRACK:  Strengthening Customer Privacy and Digital Trust


BREAKOUT TRACK:  Leading with an Innovative Mindset


BREAKOUT TRACK:  Security and Risk Management


3:35 PM - 3:55 PM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


3:55 PM - 4:25 PM

PANEL:  TBD


4:25 PM - 4:55 PM

CLOSING KEYNOTE:  TBD


4:55 PM - 5:00 PM

Closing Remarks


AGENDA - Wednesday, December 9, 2020

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

SIM Leadership Sessions

Presenting Partners

  • Zoom

    Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems. Zoom Rooms is the original software-based conference room solution used around the world in board, conference, huddle, and training rooms, as well as executive offices and classrooms. Founded in 2011, Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done.

    https://zoom.us

Preferred Research Partners

  • Info-Tech Research Group

    Info-Tech Research Group was established in 1997 and is currently the world’s fastest growing and most innovative information technology research and advisory company, proudly serving over 35,000 IT professionals. We produce unbiased and highly relevant IT research to help CIOs and IT leaders make strategic, timely, and well informed decisions. Focused on providing practical research solutions to help IT professionals implement key projects and build core processes we partner closely with IT teams to provide everything they need from actionable tools to analyst guidance. Info Tech helps CIOs and their teams drive measurable results and enhanced decision making through our data driven approach evolving the value of IT to their organization.

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 $7 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

Fairmont Austin

101 Red River Street
Austin, TX

Room rate is $225/night. This rate expires on November 12, 2020.

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