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2021 HMG Live! Charlotte IT Executive Leadership Summit in Partnership with SIM Charlotte - IN-PERSON

Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Ayrsley, Charlotte, North Carolina

This event will be held in partnership with the Charlotte Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM Charlotte)!

Courageous Leadership and Fearless Reinvention: Focusing a Fresh Lens on the Future of the Organization

Engage with world-class technology leaders, openly sharing business-technology strategies and innovation, reshaping the customer experience. Hear from industry leaders thinking differently, demonstrating courageous leadership and fearless reinvention. These top-tier executives will offer stories of successes and share advice on leaning in and leading into the C-suite and line of business, driving disruption and innovations that reshape and reinvent their go-to-market, while fostering a culture of trust and compassionate guidance for their teams.


 

“Trust changes everything for you as a leader, for your IT team and for your relationships.”

- Stephen M.R. Covey
“If I were to choose one group to collaborate with, one conference that I could go to in a year, it would be an HMG Strategy Executive Leadership Summit. The content is rich, the insights are useful, and the connections are amazing.” 

Cynthia Stoddard, SVP & CIO, Adobe

 

 



  • Lekha Banerjee
    Head Data & Analytics Technology Executive
    Truist

    As a Chief Architect in Financial Services, she has extensive experience in building and leading teams. Lekha’s primary areas of expertise include Strategic Planning, Ideation, Design, Large Scope Service Delivery for complex business and IT processes. In addition, Lekha has expertise in Online-Mobile-Branch banking, Master Data Management, Global Financial Crimes, Data Science Analytics.

    Lekha has a track record of enabling systems integration for 5 M&As. She has been a recipient of multiple CIO and CEO recognitions, at the Bank, for successful realization of high volume, high performance technology solutions that are strategic, architecturally sound, operationally sustainable and fiscally prudent. She partners with Business Executives to plan and execute Enterprise Level Business strategies, New Product/Service launch, Rescue bottlenecked programs, and address Culture change. In addition, she has been granted 2 technology patents and filed for 5.

    Lekha is a passionate Technology Educator and is routinely invited to guide various technology development and leadership training courses. She personally conducts technology and engineering sessions at in-house Leadership, Women In Technology, Diversity & Inclusion forums to ‘Break the Myth’ on Advanced technologies.

  • Shoukat Ali Bhamani
    Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
    Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC

    Shoukat Ali Bhamani is the Chief Information & Digital Officer (CIO & CDO) for the Schaeffler Group Americas, a global automotive, industrial & aerospace manufacturer with $3.2B revenue and 13,000 employees in Americas.  Over the past 20 years, Shoukat has led several operational and strategic business functions to support a double digit growth in the manufacturing environment. This includes Strategic Planning, General Management, R&D, Program Management, Quality Systems, Continuous Improvement, Process Management and IT. His effective transformation leadership has successfully integrated the IT and business priorities via program management, roadmaps, goals, KPIs and strategic initiatives, across multiple platforms & business units, nationally & internationally.  Resulting in a uniform SAP landscape region wide, measurable business improvements, increased sales opportunities, optimized business processes & supply chain, efficient technology & infrastructure, IT cost transparency, and a high performance IT team to support business growth & strategy. He has now taken over the responsibility of digital transformation and is in the process of prioritizing business needs, establishing talents and executing digital solutions. 

    His business experience includes 10+ years of successful customer relationships to manage key programs & business development to support a significant increase in market share and bottom line.  His R&D contribution includes several new product development initiatives to meet the market challenges of new innovation and technology.  His international experience includes major programs across multiple platforms & business units, including product development, manufacturing, investment, cost reduction & IT projects in US, Canada, Mexico, Japan & Germany. Shoukat received his Bachelor's (NED) and Master's (McGill) degrees in Mechanical Engineering, and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.  He lives in Fort Mill, SC with his wife and two children.

  • Todd Buelow
    Principal
    Dualboot Partners

  • Henry Capello
    CISO
    Albemarle Corporation

  • Stephen M. R. Covey
    Global authority on trust, leadership and culture
    The FranklinCovey Global Speed of Trust Practice

    Stephen M. R. Covey is co-founder of CoveyLink and of the FranklinCovey Global Speed of Trust Practice. A sought-after and compelling keynote speaker and advisor on trust, leadership, ethics, and high performance, he speaks to audiences around the world. He is the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Speed of Trust, and coauthor of the #1 Amazon bestseller Smart Trust. He advocates that nothing is as fast as the speed of trust and that the ability to establish, grow, extend, and restore trust with all stakeholders is the critical leadership competency of the new global economy. Stephen passionately delivers that message and is skilled in enabling leaders and organizations to experience the dividends of high trust. Audiences and organizations alike resonate with his insightful, relevant approach to real-time issues that affect their immediate and long-term performance.

    He is the former CEO of Covey Leadership Center, which, under his stewardship, became the largest leadership development company in the world. Stephen, with Greg Link, led the strategy that propelled his father’s book, Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, to become one of the two most influential business books of the 20th Century, according to CEO Magazine. A Harvard MBA, he joined Covey Leadership Center as a Client Developer and later became National Sales Manager and then President and CEO. Under Stephen’s direction, the company grew rapidly and profitably, achieving Inc. 500 status. As President and CEO, he nearly doubled revenues to over $110 million while increasing profits by 12 times. During that period, both customer and employee trust reached new highs and the company expanded throughout the world into over 40 countries, which greatly increased the value of the brand and company. The company was valued at only $2.4 million when Stephen was named CEO, and, within three years, he grew shareholder value to $160 million in a merger he orchestrated with then Franklin Quest to form FranklinCovey.

    Over the years, Stephen has gained considerable respect and influence with executives and leaders of Fortune 500 companies as well as with mid- and small-sized private sector and public sector organizations he’s consulted. Clients recognize his unique perspective on real-world organizational issues based on his practical experience as a former CEO. 

    Stephen currently serves on the board/advisory board of several entities and is a Top Thought Leaders in Trust Lifetime Achievement Honoree from Trust Across America-Trust Around the World. Stephen resides with his wife and children in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains. You can follow Stephen on Twitter @StephenMRCovey.

  • Rick Doten
    VP Information Security
    Centene Corporation

  • John Foley
    Founder & CEO
    John Foley Inc.

    In 2015 John Foley has been recognized as one of the top 10 most in demand speakers. John has spoken to some of the Highest Performing organizations such as, Microsoft, Hitachi, Intel, Cisco, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Goodyear, Chevron, Lowe’s, Marriott, Wyndham Hotels, Hilton, Penske Racing, Rawlings, LA Kings, Sprint, Motorola, Merrill Lynch, Mass Mutual, Capital Group, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, GE Capital, American Hospital Association, Merck, Sunovion, Reach Air, Adecco, Gillette, McDonalds, and Million Dollar Round Table.

    He is the former lead solo pilot of the Blue Angels, a Sloan Fellow at Stanford School of Business, a gratitude guru and an expert in the how of High Performance teams. His exciting, rare journey inspires awetriggering audiences to take action and rethink what they believe is possible. John employs those intense realities as a metaphor to motivate teams and individuals to reach for their highest potential while empowering organizations to sustain excellence under dynamic change.  

    John’s presentations are marked by three overriding traits.

    • A contagious attitude of thankfulness that he calls Glad To Be Here®.
    • An energizing delivery that inspires High Performance with a purpose larger than self.
    • A practical model for living out his message that works in other organizations as well as within the Blue Angels.

    John consistently performed in an extreme, high-stakes environment, flying at speeds of more than 500 miles per hour and in formations as close as 18 inches apart. To survive in those circumstances, he relied on a culture of high trust and leadership that turns inherently unforgiving flight into extraordinary experiences. He employs those intense realities as a metaphor to motivate teams to reach for their highest potential and empower organizations to sustain excellence under dynamic change.

    John’s post-Naval experiences as an entrepreneur and a Sloan Fellow at the Stanford Graduate School of Business put him in a unique position to reverse-engineer the culture of excellence and teamwork found in the Blue Angels. He has created a framework and a mythology that inspires greatness while propelling others on their own journey toward Higher Performance.

    John graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a degree in mechanical engineering. He also was a defensive back for the Midshipmen, playing in two bowl games and helping Navy to one of the best four-year records in its football history. As a pilot, John was a “Top Ten Carrier Pilot” six times before becoming a Marine instructor pilot and a Blue Angel. He holds master’s degrees in business management, from the Stanford Graduate School of Business (as a Sloan Fellow); in international policy studies, from Stanford University; and in strategic studies, from the Naval War College.

    In 2011 John founded the Glad To Be Here Foundation. John donates 10% of his speaking fees to charities through the foundation.  John works with every client to donate 5% to charities of their choosing. Through this program over 100 charities and 1 million dollars have impacted thousands of lives globally.  It’s part of his mission to connect a shared “purpose larger than self” with every organization.

  • Michael Fulton
    Vice President of Commercial Operations and Product Strategy
    Expedient

    Michael Fulton is a Digital Strategist and Head of Commercial Operations at Expedient, the nation’s premier hybrid cloud provider.   Mike joined Expedient October 2019 and has overall responsibility for the company’s market intelligence function as well as leading all commercial processes, information and tools.    Mike is also academic director and adjunct professor for Digital at The Ohio State University.   Prior to joining Expedient, Mike spent time at Nationwide where he helped lead Technology Strategy & Innovation, CC&C Solutions where he was Chief Digital Officer and President, Americas Division, and P&G where he was Chief Cloud Architect and Chief Shared Services Architect among many roles.  He has also been startup mentor, industry advisor and board member over the years. 

  • Linda Herdt
    CIO/IT Executive Consultant
    Hayward Holdings, Inc.

    Linda Herdt is a business IT leader with a record of accomplishments aligning IT strategy to business objectives, transforming IT teams and delivering customer focused digital solutions. Her leadership style is collaborative, highly energetic and extremely passionate about developing and mentoring future IT leaders.

    She is currently an Executive IT Consultant at Hayward Industries where she is the CIO’s Chief of Staff driving the IT and Digital transformation strategies. Prior leadership roles include Global IT Director Commscope, VP of IT for Campbell Soup’s $4 billion North American division, and Divisional CIO for ARAMARK’s Refreshments Services division. Her career has spanned from start-up.coms to fortune 500’s.

    Linda is a prior board member of the Charlotte SIM chapter and an active member of SIM Women.   She resides in Mooresville NC with her husband, but remains a die hard Philadelphia Eagles fans.

  • Karl Hightower
    Chief Data Officer - SVP Data Products & Services
    Novant Health

    Karl Hightower is Senior Vice President of Enterprise Information Management and Chief Data Officer for Novant Health, where he and his teams oversee the advancing of the use of information assets for the company. His teams deliver products and services ranging from advanced analytics and real-time messaging to delivering Cognitive Computing and AI solutions throughout the enterprise. He and his teams focus on simplifying how information is consumed within the decision making processes through innovative and collaborative means. Karl has held executive roles in large retail and energy trading companies, and has held pivotal roles in telecommunications, manufacturing, supply chain, insurance, government, banking and finance, and food and beverage. In these roles, Karl set strategic direction and created alignment to direct structures during the pivot years of these industries, devised and led game-changing initiatives, increased revenue by millions – and in one case billions – of dollars, became an early champion and expert in cloud adoption, personalization through social media data, real-time pricing structures, and extreme automation through machine learning and AI-based algorithms. Karl has an undergraduate degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in PoliticalScience, and was in the first class to go through Carnegie Mellon’s prestigious ISRI Enterprise Architecture and Strategy program. Karl is the son of two college professors, and is from a long line of educators. This upbringing instilled a continuous thirst for learning and creating opportunities for others to learn. While in Dallas, Karl helped to found and build the STEAM education program for the district. The program included one entirely Spanish immersive middle school as well as associate degree paths in the high schools. Karl was heavily involved in the Texas Amateur Golf Association as well as the Dallas LPGA events. In Charlotte, Karl has joined the District Advisory Board for Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the Charlotte Mecklenburg School district.

  • Markus Hill
    CIO
    Rodgers Builders Inc.

  • 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.

  • Amy Kazmierczak
    Chief People Officer
    Cardinal Innovations Healthcare

    Amy Kazmierczak is the Chief People Officer for Cardinal Innovations Healthcare in Charlotte.  Cardinal connects more than 800,000 people with complex needs to the Medicaid and publicly‐funded health services they need to live better, healthier lives.  Amy leads the team of HR professionals and provides business partnership to drive talent acquisition, learning and development, diversity and inclusion, and total rewards support to implement growth strategies, build leadership capabilities, and execute change. 

    An experienced and trusted advisor, Amy has over 25 years of HR experience working across multiple industries, contributing as an executive business leader, coach, consultant and chief people officer. Her corporate experience includes well-known companies such as Ernst & Young, Bank of America, Corning, and Jeld-Wen and she has a broad range of experience working with clients in sales, service, technology and operations organizations globally. 

    As a strategic people leader, Amy combines business acumen and expertise in talent management, HR transformation, and change execution to support businesses as they develop and implement growth strategies, build leadership capabilities, and execute for the future. Specific areas of expertise include organization assessment & alignment, talent strategy development, leadership development program design and delivery, executive coaching, and HR effectiveness.

    Amy has experience in various industries and has worked with both private and public sectors. In addition, she has global experience leading teams in multiple countries
    and lived abroad as an expat. Amy graduated cum laude from Ohio University with a BBA in Management Information Systems and Finance. She also has completed post- graduate studies in coaching, assessments, and various facilitation and change methodologies. Amy is active in her local Charlotte community as a board member for Habitat for Humanity Charlotte Region, AHA GO Red for Women, and The Peninsula Club. 

  • Michael LaVallee
    Managing Partner
    Jobplex

     Michael LaVallee is a Managing Partner at Jobplex, Inc., a DHR International Company. Jobplex leads the recruiting industry in offering diversified search services for the emerging, next-generation executive, thereby complementing DHR International’s senior-level executive search practice. He brings over 35 years of retained executive search experience to his role with Jobplex.  Prior to joining Jobplex, Michael led searches for his own boutique search firm, LaVallee & Associates, which he founded in 1986 in Winston-Salem, NC.

    Michael has also spent time recruiting for other search firms, including Heidrick & Struggles and Coleman Lew & Associates. Michael was recruited to Heidrick & Struggles to help launch their Leaders Onlineprogram, focused on extending exceptional recruitment service to line-of-business executives seeking to build out strong, diverse teams. When it comes to searches, Michael brings a hands-on approach to his clients, ensuring the highest level of service, earning their respect as a trusted advisor and good business partner. His clients appreciate his responsiveness and high-touch communication throughout the process

    Michael strives to find promotable candidates with high potential, that are a seamless fit for the culture of the company and the best possible choice for the role. To help clients make these decisions with confidence, he dives deep into research of the candidate pool, assesses behavioral patterns, and conducts in-depth 360-degree interviews with the management, colleagues, and direct reports of the candidate.

    At LaVallee & Associates, Michael completed over 275 searches, servicing mid-cap, private equity, ESOP, hi-tech and Fortune 500 public companies. Michael is a generalist and has completed searches within many industries and roles, but his specialty has been finding Information Technology leaders, across all areas of the enterprise and IT functions. He has received industry recognition for his work in the Technology area and has been an invited speaker and panelist at Technology industry conferences and forums.

    Michael was recruited to Jobplex to help grow the business, with focus on Advanced Technology, Industrial, Financial, and Marketing leaders. The Jobplex brand is excited to have Michael join the team.

    Michael is a member of the Board of Advisors for the North Carolina Technology Association. Outside of work, Michael has been an active member of the Reynolda Rotary Club and Youth Soccer Coach.

    He holds a BS in Business from Wake Forest University, where he was a two-year starter on the Football Team. Michael resides in Winston-Salem, NC with his wife, and has four grown children.

  • Hunter Muller
    Founder & 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 Founder 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.

  • Jaimee Robles
    Senior Vice President
    Centene Corporation

    As Regional Vice President and Health Plan Systems Officer for Centene Technologies, Jaimee Robles is responsible for supporting and enhancing all core health plan technology services. This includes claims, provider lifecycle management, benefits and membership systems. She also is responsible for integrating new ventures into Centene’s technology footprint. In 2016, Jaimee moved to the St. Louis-area following Centene’s acquisition of California-based Health Net, Inc., serving the combined organization for more than 20 years. Throughout her career, Jaimee has worked in both operations and information technology roles. Jaimee holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University, and is a graduate of Readying Executives to Answer the Challenges in Healthcare (REACH), Centene’s executive education program. She is currently a member of the Centene Executive Diversity & Inclusion Council, is a member of the Board of Directors for the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis, and is serving as Centene’s Executive Security Ambassador for the second year in a row.

  • Swamy Sriperumbudur
    President & CRO
    MapRecruit Inc.

  • Jeff Stovall
    Director, Strategy and Development, North America Government CX Applications
    Oracle Corporation

  • Chris Terhune
    SVP, Technology Business Management
    LPL Financial

    Chris Terhune is the Senior Vice President for Business Operations in the Infrastructure & Operations technology team at LPL Financial. Prior to joining LPL Financial in 2013, he held technology positions, mostly in application development, at Dell, Frito-Lay and Mobil Oil. 

    His education includes a Bachelor of Business Administration in computer information systems from Stephen F. Austin state university in Nacogdoches, Texas and a Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University. 

  • Patrick Thompson
    Chief Information & Digital Transformation Officer
    Albemarle Corporation

    Chief Information Officer at Albemarle Corporation responsible for developing and executing Global Information & Digital Technology Strategy.

    Proven Executive leader helping global fortune 500 companies in achieving operational performance and back office efficiencies. He has worked in several C-Level roles as well as consulting roles working with executive management teams to help build one fortune 1000 and two fortune 500 companies in his career. He has a proven track record of helping build profitable companies and growing the top and bottom line performance.

    Patrick was recently honored with the 2019 CIO Hall of Fame award and is a Top 100 CIO honoree from both CIO and Computerworld magazine.

    Patrick is also the Co-Chairman of the SAP CEAC (Chemical Executive Advisory Committee).

    He started his career as Managing Director of Andersen Business Consulting at Accenture helping companies with strategic planning, business systems planning, merger and acquisition integrations, and operational and sales performance management consulting.

  • Garth Whitacre
    CISSP,GIAC, Regional Principal - Security Services
    Insight

    Garth has been operated in the risk and security management for the past 16 years in both the operational as well as consulting fields. Prior to focusing on security full-time, he has performed full integration and maintenance of IT operational services in Iraq, managed help desk teams, and performed system administration in a variety of industries to include engineering and construction verticals.

    Garth’s security background includes architectural rationalization, compliance and industry-based framework alignments and gap analysis, and technical control assessments to include penetration testing and social engineering. Additionally, he has worked with hundreds of customers to identify security control requirements and select the best-fitting solution (cost, usability, “good enough”) for their environment.

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December 1, 2021 - 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET

 

7:00 – 8:00 AM            

Registration and Networking Breakfast


8:00 – 8:30 AM             

Welcome and Introduction

Hunter Muller, Founder and CEO, HMG Strategy

Raja Musunuru, CTO, Amicus.io and Past President, SIM Charlotte Chapter


8:30 - 8:40 AM

DIGITAL EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW:  The New Leadership Paradigm: Why Tech Executives Must Shift from a ‘Command-and-Control’ Model to ‘Inspire and Trust’ to Win the Global War for Talent and in the Marketplace

Stephen M. R. Covey, best-selling author interviewed by Hunter Muller, Founder and CEO, HMG Strategy

The world has changed dramatically since March 2020 and so, too, have organizational cultures. The shift to a work-from-home environment has empowered employees who want to dictate how, when and where they work. Moreover, in a flat screen meeting environment where all participants are viewed as equals, employees don’t want to follow orders – they want to be part of the brain-trust that helps to solve critical business and customer challenges and to influence the strategic trajectory of the company.

In this compelling Executive Interview with HMG Strategy Founder and CEO Hunter Muller, Stephen M.R. Covey, best-selling author of The Speed of Trust and his forthcoming book Inspire and Trust, shares why a ‘Command-and-Control’ leadership style no longer works and how an ‘Inspire and Trust’ leadership approach can encourage employees to be more collaborative and creative and to maximize their potential. Covey, who is the Co-Founder of CoveyLink and the FranklinCovey Global Speed of Trust practice, also frames “the two epic imperatives of our time” to help guide leaders on creating a thriving culture that can help attract, grow, retain, engage and inspire the best people in the global war for talent and to successfully collaborate and innovate in order for companies to win in the marketplace


8:40 - 9:20 AM     

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  Courageous Leadership and Valiant Reinvention – Shining a Beacon on the Future of Business and the Workplace

Moderator:  Shoukat Ali Bhamani,  CIO & CDO, Schaeffler

Karl Hightower, CDO, Novant Health

Markus Hill, CIO, Rodgers Builders Inc.

Swamy Sriperumbudur, CIO/COO, Infomerica, Inc.

It’s often said that the skills and traits that helped executives get them to where they are won’t get you to where you’re going. But that’s not entirely true. The authentic and compassionate leadership that top-tier technology executives have demonstrated since March 2020 will continue to serve them well in leading their teams going forward. Still, a fresh mindset will be needed to work with the CEO and the executive team to innovate and reimagine the business and design the future workplace in today’s fast-changing geo-economic environment. Also critical to innovation is the role that business technology executives must play in fostering a connected culture that values Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

This executive panel of world-class technology executives will discuss the bold leadership moves that enabled their companies to succeed in extremely difficult times, advance DEI initiatives along with the steps they’re taking to shine a light toward a brighter future.


9:20 - 9:50 AM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


9:50 - 10:15 AM

 

EXECUTIVE TECH TALK:  How to Mature Your Cybersecurity Framework Using People, Process, and Technology

Patrick Thompson, CIO, Albemarle Corporation and Henry Capello, CISO, Albemarle Corporation

See how Albemarle is using People, Process, & Technology to mature the NIST Cyber Risk Maturity framework at Albemarle. Learn how Henry Capello, CISO and Patrick Thompson, CIO matured the Cybersecurity framework in all parts of IT to help protect Albemarle assets around the world.


10:15 - 10:40 AM

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW:  Charlotte’s Tech Investments Accelerate on a Global Stage

Dan Roselli, Co-Founder of RevTechLabs and CFV Ventures and Hunter Muller, Founder and CEO, HMG Strategy

As a hub for global banks, tech investments in Charlotte continue to boom. Meanwhile, the development of an angel and venture capital ecosystem in ‘The Queen City’ has generated a ripple effect for area businesses. In this Executive Interview, Dan Roselli, Co-Founder of RevTechLabs and CFV Ventures, shares the impact that Charlotte’s tech incubators are having on fueling growth in tech talent, best practices among CIOs, CTOs, CISOs and other business tech leaders in engaging with the city’s tech innovation ecosystem as well as the companies that are succeeding, and how the RevTechLabs Foundation (501c3) arm of RTL facilitates the Charlotte Technology Committee’s breakfast—the area’s only ongoing meeting of the tech community to explore the development, acquisition and retention of tech talent. 


10:40 - 11:10 AM

Coffee Break, Networking, Meet our Partners


11:10 - 11:50 AM    

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  Hot Technologies That Can Move the Needle for the Business

Moderator:  John Iannarelli, Former FBI Special Agent and Senior Executive Advisor, FBI

Lekha Banerjee, SVP Data, Engineering Technology Executive, Truist

Michael Fulton, Vice President of Commercial Operations and Product Strategy, Expedient

As CIOs and technology executives look to help move the business forward, they're searching for emerging enterprise technologies that can be applied to drive innovation and help create unique services and customer experiences. In this executive session, CIOs, business technology leaders and executives from enterprise technology companies will share real-world use cases and business challenges that advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, edge computing and data analytics are helping to solve for organizations.

 


11:50 AM - 1:00 PM

 

Networking Luncheon and HMG Global Leadership Awards Program

Past Award Winners Include:

Elizabeth Austin, Former CIO

Shoukat Ali Bhamani, VP, CIO & CDO, Schaffler Group Americas

Chiranjoy Das, CIO, Randall-Reilly

Misti Fragen, Principal, INPRO Agility

Marc Hamer, EVP, CIO & CDO, Orgill, Inc.

Sheila Jordan, Chief Digital Technology Officer, Honeywell 

Michael LaVallee, Manager Director, Jobplex 

Kimberly Stevenson, SV & GM Foundational Data Services, NetApp

Patrick Thompson, CIO, Albemarle Corporation

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


1:00 - 1:15 PM

DIGITAL EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW:  Leadership Lessons on Building a High-Performance Culture from a Blue Angels Leader

John Foley, Founder & CEO, John Foley Inc., and former lead solo pilot of the Blue Angels

The mission for the Blue Angels, an elite flight demonstration squad of 140 pilots, is to showcase the teamwork and professionalism of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. With an annual turnover rate of 50% among its leaders, the Blue Angels have discovered how to effectively craft a culture of leadership and excellence while learning first-hand how to work in harmony together to execute with precision.

In this exclusive Executive Interview, John Foley, Former Blue Angels Lead Solo Pilot and Top-Rated Leadership and High-Performance Speaker, shares his recommendations on fostering a culture of excellence and caring and how this can nurture a high-performance culture.


1:15 - 1:55 PM

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  Battle-Tested Leadership Lessons from Navy SEALs

Moderator: Chris Terhune, SVP, Technology Business Management, LPL Financial

Kevin Grimwood, Consultant at Acumen Performance Group (APG)

Bill Hart, Founding Partner at Acumen Performance Group (APG)

Mark Walker, Founding Partner at Acumen Performance Group (APG)

In today’s ever-changing business and social environment, executives are increasingly leaning on new ways of leading not only courageously but also compassionately and with a purpose-driven focus. Still, many of the essential tenets of successful leadership remain the same, and business technology executives can learn from the tried-and-true leadership techniques that have served organizations like the U.S. Navy SEALs well. 

In this illuminating panel discussion, Chris Terhune, SVP of Technology Business Management at LPL Financial, will moderate a discussion among former Navy SEALs who each have 10+ years experience on successful approaches to developing next-generation leaders with efficiency and speed. They’ll also share some of the common misnomers regarding Command-and-Control leadership models along with the benefits they can deliver to businesses. 


1:55 - 2:15 PM


Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners


2:15 - 2:55 PM      

 

EXECUTIVE PANEL:  Addressing Escalating Cyber Threats with the CEO and the Board

Moderator: John Iannarelli, Former FBI Special Agent and Senior Executive Advisor, FBI

Rick Doten, VP Information Security, Centene Corporation

Patrick Thompson, CIO, Albemarle Corporation

Garth Whitacre, Regional Principal - Security, Insight

Make no mistake – CISOs and cyber teams are at war against nation-state threat actors and other highly-trained adversaries as ransomware and other types of cyber-attacks are on the rise.

While the long-range impact for companies and government agencies continues to unfold, the attacks underscore how security is more important to organizations than ever. CEOs and Board members will be relying on CISOs and security leaders more than ever to help identify and respond to potential threats and to protect the enterprise and its crown jewels.

In this executive panel, CISOs and security leaders will share their recommendations for working with the CEO and the Board on looming cyber threats, including how best to communicate these risks and articulate where funding is needed most as well as advice on how to effectively negotiate with cyber-criminals.


2:55 - 3:15 PM

Coffee Break, Networking, Meet our Partners


3:15 - 3:55 PM

EXECUTIVE PANEL: Mapping Your Leadership Competencies and Branding to Win the Global War for Talent

Moderator: Mike LaVallee, Managing Partner, Jobplex

Linda Herdt, CIO/IT Executive Consultant, Hayward Holdings Inc.

Amy Kazmierczak, Chief People Officer, Cardinal Innovations Healthcare

Jaimee Robles, Senior Vice President, Centene Corporation

Jeff Stovall, Director, Strategy and Development, North America Government CX Applications, Oracle

As regional economies continue to strengthen, the global shortage for technology talent will continue to become more severe. Savvy technology executives who sharpen their leadership capabilities and take the steps needed to strengthen their personal brands can act as a magnet to retain and attract the talent that’s needed to reimagine and move the business forward.

In this executive panel discussion, top-tier CIOs, technology leaders and search executives share their recommendations for tech executives to strengthen their leadership proficiencies and amplify their personal brands to retain and attract world-class technology talent.


3:55 - 4:00 PM

Wrap-up and Raffle Prizes


Platinum Partners

  • Insight

    Insight Cloud + Data Center Transformation 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.

    https://www.insight.com/en_US/home.html
  • Centene Corporation

    Centene invests heavily in new technologies to create and optimize the world class systems we use to make our mission a reality. Our technology teams enjoy broad and deep access to the best tools, resources and processes to innovate constantly and bring our flagship technology products to the next level. The agility, energy and purpose of a startup pared with the strength of an established and successful industry leader enable us to deliver on our commitment of transforming the health of our community.

    https://www.centene.com/
  • Expedient

    Expedient helps companies transform their IT operations through award-winning multi-cloud solutions and managed services including disaster recovery, security and compliance, and more. The company’s Cloud Different™️ approach provides an on-ramp to the cloud, supporting the optimization and delivery of all applications (both core essential and cloud native). Named VMware’s Americas Cloud Partner of the Year and acknowledged in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service, Expedient eases a customer’s transition to the cloud by providing curated and bundled best of breed solutions backed by “white glove” services and support. Expedient data centers are compliant with a variety of regulatory mandates, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) as well as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Service Organization Control (SOC) reports are completed and audited annually for all locations and infrastructure platforms.

    https://www.expedient.com/

Supporting Partners

  • Hylaine

Marketplace Partners

  • Darktrace

    Darktrace is the world’s leading cyber AI company and the creator of Autonomous Response technology. Its self-learning AI is modeled on the human immune system and used by over 4,500 organizations to protect against threats to the cloud, email, IoT, networks and industrial systems. The company has over 1,500 employees and headquarters in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK. Every 3 seconds, Darktrace AI fights back against a cyber-threat, preventing it from causing damage.

    https://www.darktrace.com/
  • Forescout

    Forescout Technologies is the leader in Enterprise of Things security, offering a holistic platform that continuously identifies, segments and enforces compliance of every connected thing across any heterogeneous network. The Forescout platform is the most widely deployed, scalable, enterprise-class solution for agentless device visibility and control. It deploys quickly on your existing infrastructure – without requiring agents, upgrades or 802.1X authentication. Fortune 1000 companies and government organizations trust Forescout to reduce the risk of business disruption from security incidents or breaches, ensure and demonstrate security compliance and increase security operations productivity. Don’t just see it. Secure it. Visit us to learn how Forescout provides active defense for the Enterprise of Things.

    https://www.forescout.com/
  • PagerDuty

    PagerDuty empowers the right action, when seconds matter. For teams who build and run the digital systems that power our always-changing, always-on world, PagerDuty is the best way to handle urgent, unpredictable, and unstructured work. 19,000 organizations place PagerDuty at the center of their digital infrastructure to manage unplanned tasks, events, and opportunities. With 1,000 employees around the world, PagerDuty is on a mission to revolutionize operations in the modern enterprise.

    https://www.pagerduty.com/
  • Globant

    We are a digitally native company that helps organizations reinvent themselves to create a way forward and unleash their potential. We are the place where innovation, design and engineering meet scale. • We have more than 25,500 employees and we are present in 21 countries working for companies like Google, Rockwell Automation, Electronic Arts and Santander, among others. • We were named a Worldwide Leader in CX Improvement Services by IDC MarketScape report. • We were also featured as a business case study at Harvard, MIT, and Stanford

    https://www.globant.com/
  • Sonatype

    The Sonatype journey started 10 years ago, just as the concept of “open source” software development was gaining steam. From our humble beginning as core contributors to Apache Maven, to supporting the world’s largest repository of open source components (Central), to distributing the world's most popular repository manager (Nexus), we’ve played a meaningful role in helping the world embrace the power of open innovation. Over time, we witnessed the staggering volume and variety of open source libraries that began flowing into every development environment in the world. We understood that when open source components are properly managed, they provide tremendous energy for accelerating innovation. Conversely, when unmanaged, open-source "gone wild" can lead directly to security vulnerabilities, licensing risks, enormous rework, and waste. Our vision today is simple. We are laser-focused on helping organizations continuously harness all of the good that open source has to offer, without any of the risks.

    https://www.sonatype.com/
  • Horizon3.ai

    While Snehal Antani and Anthony Pillitiere were working to transform their cyber security posture, Red Team operations became a critical part of their strategy, but hiring consultants or maintaining a dedicated Red Team was expensive and could only cover a narrow slice of their enterprise. They started Horizon3.ai and fused military cyber attackers with artificial intelligence experts and automation engineers, to deliver continuous, automated, 100% coverage Red Teaming as a service. No consultants. No professional services. Delivered as a true SaaS offering.

  • 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/
  • RingCentral

    RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a leading provider of business cloud communications and contact center solutions based on its powerful Message Video Phone™ (MVP™) global platform. More flexible and cost effective than legacy on-premises PBX and video conferencing systems that it replaces, RingCentral empowers modern mobile and distributed workforces to communicate, collaborate, and connect via any mode, any device, and any location. RingCentral offers three key products in its portfolio including RingCentral MVP™, a Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) platform including team messaging, video meetings, and cloud phone system; RingCentral Video™,  the company's video meetings solution with team messaging that enables Smart Video Meetings™; and RingCentral cloud Contact Center solutions. RingCentral’s open platform integrates with leading third-party business applications and enables customers to easily customize business workflows. RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California, and has offices around the world.

    https://www.ringcentral.com/
  • SafeGuard Cyber

    SafeGuard Cyber protects the human connections businesses need to thrive in a digital world. Our award-winning platform utilizes a unique mix of direct API integration, Natural Language Understanding, advanced policy engines, and deep relationships with cloud-based digital platforms to give you unmatched, real-time monitoring and mitigation on over 50 cloud communication channels. With SafeGuard installed your team can use whatever tools they wish to do what they do best: create value and drive growth.

    https://www.safeguardcyber.com/
  • Auth0

    Auth0 provides a platform to authenticate, authorize, and secure access for applications, devices, and users. Security and development teams rely on Auth0's simplicity, extensibility, and expertise to make identity work for everyone. Safeguarding billions of login transactions each month, Auth0 secures identities so innovators can innovate, and empowers global enterprises to deliver trusted, superior digital experiences to their customers around the world. For more information, visit https://auth0.com or follow @auth0 on Twitter.

    https://auth0.com
  • Illumio

    Illumio enables organizations to realize a future without high-profile breaches by preventing the lateral movement of attackers across any organization. Founded on the principle of least privilege in 2013, Illumio provides visibility and segmentation for endpoints, data centers or clouds. The world’s leading organizations, including Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, and Oracle NetSuite, trust Illumio to reduce cyber risk.

    www.illumio.com
  • Zscaler

    Zscaler, the only zero trust platform that securely connects any user, any device, and any app over any network. Back in the day when your users were all on the network and your applications resided in your physical data center, it made sense to establish a secure perimeter around your network. But those days are over, the perimeter is gone, and network security is all but irrelevant. Instead, you need to put your defenses and controls where the connections occur— the internet — so that every connection is fast and secure, no matter how or where users connect or where their applications reside. By moving applications and infrastructure to the cloud and untethering employees from their desks, you can realize tremendous advantages in productivity, agility, and cost containment. With our 100% cloud built secure platform, Zscaler can help you make the move to the cloud, securely.

    https://www.zscaler.com/
  • Akamai

    Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world’s largest companies. Akamai’s intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multicloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps, and experiences closer to users than anyone — and attacks and threats far away. Akamai’s portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access, and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics, and 24/7/365 monitoring.

    https://www.akamai.com
  • Skybox

    Over 500 of the largest and most security-conscious enterprises in the world rely on Skybox for the insights and assurance required to stay ahead of dynamically changing attack surfaces. At Skybox, we don’t just serve up data and information. We provide the intelligence and context to make informed decisions, taking the guesswork out of securely enabling enterprises at scale and speed. Our unified security posture management platform delivers complete visibility, analytics and automation to quickly map, prioritize and remediate vulnerabilities across your organization. The vendor-agnostic platform intelligently optimizes security policies, actions and change process across all corporate networks and cloud environments. With Skybox, security teams can now focus on the most strategic business initiatives while ensuring enterprises remain protected. We are Skybox. Secure more, limit less.

    https://www.skyboxsecurity.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 $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
  • Menlo Ventures

    Menlo Ventures is a venture capital firm that strives to have a positive impact on everything we do. That’s why we support businesses including Betterment, Carta, Roku, Poshmark, Uber, and Warby Parker that are reimagining life and work for the better. Over 43 years, we’ve grown a portfolio that includes more than 70 public companies, over 100 mergers and acquisitions, and $5.5 billion under management. We invest at every stage and in every sector, with expertise in Consumer, Enterprise, and Healthcare. From developing market strategies to creating communities, we provide real impact where entrepreneurs need it most. When we’re in, we’re all in.

    https://www.menlovc.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 Charlotte

    The SIM Charlotte Region Chapter is the preeminent community of senior technology executives in the Carolinas centered in Charlotte. SIM Charlotte is where IT professionals connect, learn, and grow in order to lead. Relationship building, learning opportunities and community outreach in the form of STEM education are the three pillars of the organization. These three pillars combine to create a vibrant network that strengthens the entire region and contributes to the economic engine that powers Charlotte and the surrounding areas.

    https://chapter.simnet.org/charlotte/home
  • Charlotte Area Technology Collaborative

    The Charlotte Area Technology Collaborative (CATC) brings together businesses, education, government and organizations to inspire and grow the advancement of a diverse and skilled technology pipeline. The Collaborative provides learning and growth opportunities for pre-professionals and professionals, promoting innovation and entrepreneurism, advancing the technology profession and fostering economic development.

    http://cltatc.org/
  • North Carolina Technology Association

    The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is a not-for-profit trade association focused on advancing the state's tech industry. NCTA has 700+ member companies, organizations and institutions representing more than 200,000 North Carolina based employees. NCTA helps members grow regionally and compete globally in a myriad of ways with a focus on executive engagement, public affairs and knowledge workforce.

    http://www.nctechnology.org/

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Charlotte, North Carolina

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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Key Areas of Focus Include:

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