CIO Leadership: Communicating AI to the C-Suite and the Board Will Power the Discussion at the 2023 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit on September 19

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Other hot topics to be explored at this event include steps for positioning cybersecurity as a competitive advantage

Westport, CT — July 21, 2023 — HMG Strategy, the World’s #1 platform for enabling technology executives to reimagine the enterprise and reshape the business world, is excited to be hosting its 2023 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit on September 19 at the University Club of Chicago.

Hot topics to be explored at the summit will include the role of CIOs and business technology leaders in communicating the nuances of AI to members of the C-Suite and to the Board.

“CIOs and business technology executives are best positioned to identify and then communicate how AI can be applied to refine operations and help develop new business models and fresh Go-to-Market strategies,” said Hunter Muller, Founder and CEO of HMG Strategy.

Pre-eminent CIOs and business technology executives speaking at the 2023 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include:

● Saqib E. Awan, Founder & Managing Director, GTM Capital

Andrew Ballema, CIO, Tangoe

●  Jesse Bociek, CISO, Tenneco

● David Bruskin, SVP, Cyber Operations Leader, Synchrony

Wayne Bulmahn, President, SIM Chicago

● Manish Chawla, EVP, CTO, IAT Insurance Group

● Kostas Georgakopoulos, Global CTO & CISO, Mondelez International

● Tom Gerdes, EVP & CIO, The Heico Companies LLC

● Rocco Grillo, Managing Director – Global Cyber Risk Services & Incident Response Investigation, Alvarez & Marsal

● Geoff Hooper, Director, N.A. Enterprise Solutions Engineering, RingCentral

● Mahmood Kahn, EVP, Global CISO, CNA

● Ricardo Lafosse, CISO, The Kraft Heinz Company

● Kristy Lapidus, Director of Digital Strategy, Gagen MacDonald

Tony Leng, Managing Partner, CIO & CTO Global Functional Head, H.I.E.C.

● Talvis Love, SVP & CIO, Baxter International

● Jean Luber, VP IT, MYR Group

● Venugopal Pai, Chief Evangelist & Customer Experience Officer, Nutanix

Rusty Patel, Former SVP & CIO, Tenneco

Mark Polansky, Lead Principal & Management Consultant, Outcome Solutions LLC

● Edward Wagoner, CIO – Digital, JLL

● Frank Yanan, SVP, GIS Business Information Security Officer (BISO), Bank of America

● Michael Zachman, VP & CSO, Zebra Technologies Corp.

Esteemed CIOs and business technology executives being recognized for 2023 Global Leadership Institute Awards at the 2023 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit include:

Wayne Bulmahn, President, SIM Chicago

● Mahmood Khan, EVP, Global CISO, CNA

● Rick Merrick, Chairman, SIM Chicago

● Talvis Love, SVP & CIO, Baxter International

Rusty Patel, Former SVP & CIO, Tenneco

● Mike Zachman, VP & CSO, Zebra Technologies Corp.

Valued Partners for the 2023 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit include 8×8, Aisera, Akamai, Apptio, BetterCloud, Bluewave Technology Group, Box, Darktrace, Delphix, Fortinet, GTM Capital, Lakeside, LastPass, Netskope, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, Ping Identity, Rimini Street, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SAP, SIM Chicago, Tangoe, Upwork, , Zoom, and Zscaler.

To learn more about the 2023 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit and to register for the event, click here.

HMG Strategy will also be hosting its 2023 Boston CIO Executive Leadership Summit on September 6 at The Harvard Club of Boston. Timely topics to be discussed at the summit will include successful use cases for applying Generative AI to the business.

Prominent CIOs and business technology executives speaking at the 2023 Boston CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include:

Wolfgang Bauriedel, Executive Director, Technology & Digital, Russell Reynolds Associates

● Vic Bhagat, Global Advisor & Senior Partner, Kyndryl

● Monica Caldas, EVP Global CIO, Liberty Mutual Insurance

● Lee Caswell, SVP, Product & Solutions Marketing, Nutanix

● Jim Chilton, EVP & CIO, Cengage Group

Brook Colangelo, CIO, Waters Corporation

Jason Cooper, CTO, Technology, Data & Analytics Group, Paradigm

Martin Davis, CIO, Managing Partner, DUNELM Associates, Ltd.

Patrick Ford, CISO, Americas Region, Schneider Electric

Shannon Gath, CIO, Teradyne

David Gerstle, Chief Digital Officer, MBTA

Danielle Goulet, VP & CISO, The Hanover Insurance Group

Ken Grady, SVP & CIO, IDEXX Laboratories

Rocco Grillo, Managing Director – Global Cyber Risk Services & Incident Response Investigation, Alvarez & Marsal

Elizabeth Hackenson, CIO, Schneider Electric

Anjana Harve, SVP & CIO, Fresenius Medical Care

Jamie Head, Chief Digital & Technology Officer, Ocean Spray

Emily Heath, General Partner, Cyberstarts

Eric Helmer, SVP & CTO, Rimini Street

Michael Israel, CIO, The Kraft Group

Todd Mazza, CTO, FM Global

Kevin Powers, J.D., Director, MS in Cybersecurity Policy & Governance, Assistant Professor of the Practice, Business Law and Society Department, Boston College

Ramesh Razdan, Global CIO, Bain & Company

Brian Shield, SVP/CTO, The Boston Red Sox

Ken Spangler, EVP IT – CIO Global OpCo Technologies: Express, Ground, Freight, Logistics, FedEx Services

Mike Towers, Chief Digital Trust Officer, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.

Mark Troller, CIO, Tangoe

Luminary CIOs and business technology executives who will be recognized under HMG Strategy’s 2023 Global Leadership Institute Awards program at the 2023 Boston CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include:

Vic Bhagat, Global Advisor & Senior Partner, Kyndryl

Brook Colangelo, VP & CIO, Waters Corporation

Shannon Gath, CIO, Teradyne

Ken Grady, SVP & CIO, IDEXX Laboratories

Anjana Harve, SVP & CIO, Fresenius Medical Care

Elizabeth Hackenson, CIO, Schneider Electric

Jamie Head, Chief Digital & Technology Officer, Ocean Spray

Patty Patria, CIO, Babson College

Valued Partners for the 2023 Boston CIO Executive Leadership Summit include 8×8, Akamai, Apptio, Aryaka, BetterCloud, Box, Darktrace, Delphix, Fortinet, Illumio, Intuitive.Cloud, Lakeside, LastPass, Nasuni, Netskope, Nutanix, OutSystems, Palo Alto Networks, Ping Identity, Rimini Street, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SAP, SentinelOne, Tangoe, Tanium, Upwork, Zoom, and Zscaler.

To learn more about the 2023 Boston CIO Executive Leadership Summit, click here.

HMG Strategy will also be hosting its 2023 Atlanta CIO Executive Leadership Summit on August 18 at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta. Timely topics to be explored at the summit will include opportunities to leverage innovative technologies such as Generative AI to drive cost containment and power business growth.

Top tier CIOs and business technology leaders speaking at the 2023 Atlanta CIO Executive Leadership Summit on August 18 will include:

Leslie Anderson, Executive Director, Data Governance, Enterprise Architecture, Strategy and Digital Transformation, NCR Corp.

Jennifer Baker, CTO, Synovus

Brian Benn, CIO, Atlanta Housing Authority

Shoukat Ali Bhamani, Former EVP & CTO, Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC

Curtis A. Carver, Jr., VP & CIO, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Anil Cheriyan, EVP, CTO Strategy & Technology, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Jay Ferro, EVP, Chief Information & Technology Officer, Clario

Kenneth Foster, VP of IT Governance, Risk and Compliance, FLEETCOR

Kevin Gowen, CISO, Synovus

Jimmy Guest, VP, IT, Sutherland Global Services

Monique Hart, CISO/Executive Director of Information Security, Piedmont Healthcare

Eric Helmer, SVP & CTO, Rimini Street

Art Hopkins, Global Co-Leader of the Technology Officers Practice, Russell Reynolds Associates

Shaun Hunt, CIO, McKenney’s, Inc.

Kateau James, COO, Deloitte

Tony Leng, Managing Partner, CIO & CTO Global Functional Head, H.I.E.C.

Ryan Loy, Partner, McKinsey

Brent McDaniel, Chief Digital Officer, Aprio

Steven McWilliams, VP, CIO, Georgia Hospital Association

Chris Ortbals, Chief Product Officer, Tangoe

Chintan Patel, CIO, National DCP

Tarak Patel, CIO – Consumer Packaging and Machinery Division, Westrock

Renee Pearson, GVP & CTO, Rollins, Inc.

James Pierre, EVP, CIO Americas, TK Elevator

Molly Rauzi, CTO & Managing Director, Gagen MacDonald

AJ Rodrigues, Head of IT Delivery and The Delta Tech Hub, Delta Air Lines

Dr. Kenneth Russell, Chief Information & Innovation Officer, New College Institute, Commonwealth of Virginia

Serena Sacks-Mandel, Global Chief Technology/Transformation Officer – Education, Microsoft

Bhavin Shah, Founder and CEO, Moveworks

Grant Shih, CTO, Aramark Uniform Services

Sulabh Sood, VP, Morgan Stanley

William VanCuren, Former EVP & CIO, NCR Corp.

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

Steven Zachok, Director, Enterprise Solution Engineering, RingCentral

Prominent CIOs and business technology executives who will be recognized under HMG Strategy’s 2023 Global Leadership Institute Awards program at the 2023 Atlanta CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include:

Anil Cheriyan, CTO/EVP Strategy & Technology, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Jay Ferro, EVP, Chief Information & Technology Officer, Clario

Kevin Gowen, CISO, Synovus

Art Hopkins, Global Co-Leader of the Technology Officers Practice, Russell Reynolds Associates

Tony Leng, Managing Partner, CIO & CTO Global Functional Head, H.I.E.C.

William VanCuren, Former EVP & CIO, NCR Corp.

Valued Partners for the 2023 Atlanta CIO Executive Leadership Summit include 8×8, Akamai, ArmorCode, AWS, BetterCloud, Box, Darktrace, Delphix, Denodo, Fortinet, GTM Capital, Intuitive.Cloud, LastPass, Moveworks, Netskope, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, Ping Identity, Pure Storage, Rimini Street, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SAP, Shadow-Soft, SIM Atlanta, Tangoe, Tanium, Upwork, Zoom, and Zscaler.

To learn more about the 2023 Atlanta CIO Executive Leadership Summit and to register for the event, click here.

HMG Strategy will also be hosting its 2023 Southern California CIO Executive Leadership Summit in Partnership with Southern California SIM on September 14 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa.

World-class CIOs and business technology executives speaking at the 2023 Southern California CIO Executive Leadership Summit in Partnership with Southern California SIM include:

Jim Boyle, VP, Managed Services Operations, Hoag Health System

Carmella Cassetta, VP & CIO, Hoag Health System

Lee Caswell, SVP Product & Solutions Marketing, Nutanix

Lea Eriksen, Director of Technology & Innovation and CIO, City of Long Beach, CA

Jeff Farinich, SVP Technology Services and CISO, New American Funding

Gary Gooden, VP IT, Relativity Space

Michael Keithley, CIO, United Talent Agency

Joel Manfredo, Chief Information, Innovation and Digital Officer, Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health Plans

Patrick Maroney, High Tech Industry Executive Advisor, SAP

Theresa Miller, CIO and EVP, Lionsgate Entertainment

Helen Norris, VP & CIO, Chapman University

Thomas Phelps, SVP of Corporate Strategy & CIO, Laserfiche

Michael Rich, Director of IT Security, Infrastructure and Operations, Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health Plans

Sanjib Sahoo, EVP and Global Digital Officer, Ingram Micro

Bhavin Shah, Founder and CEO, Moveworks

George Sheth, MBA FHIMSS, Managing Partner, Diligent Partners, LLC

Jenn Stringer, Chief Digital Officer, J. Paul Getty Trust

Dan Turchin, CEO, PeopleReign

Top-tier CIOs and business technology executives who will be recognized under HMG Strategy’s 2023 Global Leadership Institute Awards program at the 2023 Southern California CIO Executive Leadership Summit in Partnership with Southern California SIM will include:

Michael Keithley, CIO, United Talent Agency

Joel Manfredo, Chief Information, Innovation and Digital Officer, Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health Plans

Helen Norris, VP & CIO, Chapman University

Thomas Phelps, SVP of Corporate Strategy & CIO, Laserfiche

Sanjib Sahoo, EVP and Global Digital Officer, Ingram Micro

Wael Younan, CIO/CISO, CalOptima Health

Valued Partners for the 2023 Southern California CIO Executive Leadership Summit in Partnership with Southern California SIM include 8×8, Akamai, Appian, Apptio, BetterCloud, Box, Darktrace, Delphix, Fortinet, Illumio, LastPass, Meriplex, Moveworks, Netskope, Nth Generation, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, Persistent, Ping Identity, Rimini Street, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SAP, SentinelOne, Southern California SIM, Tangoe, Tanium, Twilio, Upwork, Varonis, Zoom, and Zscaler.

To learn more about the 2023 Southern California CIO Executive Leadership Summit in Partnership with Southern California SIM and to register for the event, click here.

To learn more about HMG Strategy’s upcoming schedule of CIO & CISO summits, click here.

About HMG Strategy 

HMG Strategy is the world’s leading digital platform for technology executives to reimagine the enterprise and reshape the business world. The HMG Strategy global network consists of more than 500,000 CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, CDOs, senior business technology executives, search industry executives, venture capitalists, industry experts and world-class thought leaders.

HMG Strategy’s global media model generates more than one million impressions per week, providing vast opportunities for business technology leaders and sponsor partners to promote themselves and their brands. 

HMG Strategy was founded in 2008 by Hunter Muller, a leadership expert who has worked side-by-side with Fortune 2000 executives with strategic planning and career ascent for the past 30+ years.

HMG Strategy’s regional CIO and CISO Executive Leadership Series, authored books and Digital Resource Center deliver unique, peer-driven guidance from CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, CDOs and technology executives on leadership, innovation, transformation and career ascent.

HMG Strategy offers a range of peer-led advisory services such as its Global CIO & CISO Executive Leadership Alliance (CELA) service which bring together the world’s top CIOs, CISOs and technology executives to brainstorm on the top opportunities and challenges facing them in their roles.

HMG Strategy’s Global Advisory Services are a unique set of peer-driven research services that are designed to keep business technology executives up to speed on the latest leadership, business, technology and global macro-economic trends that are impacting businesses and industries.

To learn more about the 7 Pillars of Trust for HMG Strategy’s unique business model, click here.

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