CIO Leadership: Delivering on the Digital AI Agenda Will Drive the Discussion at the 2023 San Diego Technology Executive Leadership Summit in Partnership with SIM San Diego on October 12

Other hot topics to be explored at this event include leveraging technologies such as AI to reimagine and reinvent the business

Westport, CT — September1, 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 San Diego Technology Executive Leadership Summit in Partnership with SIM San Diego on October 12 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine.

Hot topics to be explored at the summit will include the steps needed to execute on digital and AI strategies.

“As companies continue to make the digital pivot, many organizations continue to struggle with efforts to digitize current processes and services without fully understanding what a transition to a digital business model is all about,” says Hunter Muller, Founder and CEO of HMG Strategy.

World-class CIOs and business technology executives speaking at the 2023 San Diego Technology Executive Leadership Summit in Partnership with SIM San Diego include:

  • Joshua Barons, Head of Information Security, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
  • Max Chan, CIO, Avnet
  • Todd Friedman, CISO, ResMed
  • Naresh Lachmandas, Sponsorship Chair, SIM San Diego; Partner & Senior Fellow, Avasant
  •  Rebecca Maffei, CIO, Fashionphile
  •  Drew Martin, Principal, Silicon Beach Advisors
  • Beau Mersereau, Global CTO, Toppan Merrill
  • Barb Munro, Co-Founder and Membership Chair, SIM San Diego; Co-Founder, Partner, The Carrera Agency
  • Faisal Mushtaq, SVP & CTO, Sleep Number Corporation
  • Billy Norwood, CISO, FFF Enterprises
  • James Parker, CEO and Board Member, Tangoe
  • Steve Phillpott, President, SIM San Diego
  • Lance Ralls, Vice Chair, Southern California SIM
  • Yasmin Shah, CEO/CIO, SeenADriver
  • Alan Shen, VP Solution Management, Digital Workplace Solutions, Unisys
  • Kevin Trepa, Colonel, Retired, USMC
  • Venky Venkatesh, Senior Director, IT Services, General Atomics and Affiliated Companies
  • Maria Zack, Professor and Chair of Mathematical, Information and Computer Sciences, Point Loma Nazarene University
  • John Zavada, Chief Administrative Officer, PETCO Animal Supplies

Distinguished CIOs and business technology executives being recognized for HMG Strategy 2023 Global Leadership Institute Awards at the 2023 San Diego Technology Executive Leadership Summit in Partnership with SIM San Diego will include:

  • Steve Hoyt, Executive Director Information Technology, Aspen Neuroscience, Inc.
  • Naresh Lachmandas, Sponsorship Chair, SIM San Diego and Partner & Senior Fellow, Avasant
  • Barb Munro, Co-Founder and Membership Chair, SIM San Diego; Co-Founder and Partner, The Carrera Agency

Valued Partners for the 2023 San Diego Technology Executive Leadership Summit in Partnership with SIM San Diego include 8×8, Akamai, BetterCloud, Box, Cyberstarts, Darktrace, Delphix, Expedient, Fortinet, GTM Capital, Lakeside, LastPass, Meriplex, Moveworks, Netskope, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, Ping Identity, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SAP, SentinelOne, SIM San Diego, SHE Informationtechnologie AG, Tangoe, Tonkean, Trace3, Unisys, Upwork, Varonis, Zoom, and Zscaler.

To learn more about the 2023 San Diego Technology Executive Leadership Summit in Partnership with SIM San Diego and to register for the event, click here.

HMG Strategy will also be hosting its 2023 Washington, D.C. CIO Executive Leadership Summit on September 26 at The Mayflower Hotel. Key topics to be explored at the summit will include the role of the CIO as the CEO of Technology to help anticipate the trends expected to impact the business and to best help to prepare for these.

Top-tier CIOs and business technology executives speaking at the 2023 Washington, D.C. CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include:

  • Edward Amoroso, Founder & CEO, TAG InfoSphere
  • Judith Apshago, VP, Chief Digital Officer, Amtrak
  • Gary Brown, Chief Privacy Officer, Westinghouse Electric Company
  • Lee Caswell, SVP, Product & Solutions Marketing, Nutanix
  • Matt Conner, CISO, Westinghouse Electric Company
  • Ann Dunkin, CIO, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Emily Heath, General Partner, Cyberstarts
  • Dr. Wanda Jones-Heath, Principal Cyber Advisor, United States Air Force
  • Lauren Heyndrickx, VP, Chief Security Officer, Chief Privacy Officer, Ralph Lauren
  • Stuart Kippelman, CIO & Commercial Cybersecurity Business Leader, Parsons Corporation
  • Joel Klein, SVP, CIO, University of Maryland Medical System
  • Kevin McCarty, CISO, Cigna
  • Wayne McGurk, CIO and SVP, IT, NRECA; Chapter President, SIM Capital Area
  • Andre Mendes, CIO, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Shamla Naidoo, Head of Cloud Strategy, Netskope; Board Member, QBE, SAC and Reference Point
  • Murali Nemani, CMO, Aisera
  • Tunde Oni-Daniel, Head of Technology Operations and Engineering, OneMain Financial
  • Pavan Pidugu, Chief Technology Officer, FMCSA, Department of Transportation
  • Lisa Roger, CIO, Dewberry
  • Boyden Rohner, Associate Director for Vulnerability Management, U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
  • Hanan Szwarcbord, VP, Chief Security Officer, Micron Technology
  • Melissa Vice, Director of the Vulnerability Disclosure Program at the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center
  • Myles Weber, CIO, Appian
  • Jesse Whaley, VP & CISO, Amtrak
  • Swathi Young, Chief Technology Officer, SustainChain

Distinguished CIOs and business technology executives being recognized for HMG Strategy 2023 Global Leadership Institute Awards at the 2023 Washington, D.C. CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include:

  • Ed Amoroso, Founder & CEO, TAG InfoSphere
  • Judith Apshago, VP, Chief Digital Officer, Amtrak
  • Stuart Kippelman, CIO & Commercial Cybersecurity Business Leader, Parsons Corporation
  • Andre Mendes, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce

Valued Partners for the 2023 Washington, D.C. CIO Executive Leadership Summit include 8×8, Akamai, Aisera, Barco, BetterCloud, Box, Cyberstarts, Darktrace, Delphix, Denodo, Fortinet, GTM Capital, Island, Lakeside, LastPass, Legit Security, Moveworks, Netskope, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, Ping Identity, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SAP, SIM Capital Area, Tonkean, Upwork, Zoom, and Zscaler.

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

HMG Strategy will also be hosting its 2023 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit on September 19 at the University Club of Chicago.

Topics to be explored at the 2023 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include effective techniques for communicating the impact of AI to the C-suite and the Board.

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
  • Tamar Bar-Ilan, Co-Founder and CTO, Cyera
  • Jesse Bociek, CISO, Tenneco
  • David Bruskin, SVP, Cyber Operations Leader, Synchrony
  • Wayne Bulmahn, President, SIM Chicago
  • Liav Caspi, Co-Founder & CTO, Legit Security
  • Manish Chawla, EVP, CTO, IAT Insurance Group
  • Michael Cornwell, Field CTO of the Americas, Nutanix
  • Shai Gabay, Founder and CEO, Trustmi
  • 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
  • Guy Guzner, Co-Founder and CEO, Savvy Security
  • Anjana Harve, Seasoned Global Chief Digital & Technology Officer
  • Emily Heath, General Partner, Cyberstarts
  • Geoff Hooper, Director, N.A. Enterprise Solutions Engineering, RingCentral
  • Mahmood Kahn, EVP, Global CISO, CAN
  • Paul Koziel, VP, U.S. Digital Delivery & Group Technology Services, Argo Group
  • 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
  • Susan Malisch, SVP & CIO, American Medical Association
  • Rick Merrick, President, SIM Chicago; CIO, TCS Education System
  • Venugopal Pai, Chief Evangelist & Customer Experience Officer, Nutanix
  • Rusty Patel, Former SVP & CIO, Tenneco
  • Mark Polansky, Lead Principal & Management Consultant, Outcome Solutions LLC
  • Atif Rafiq, Author, Board Member
  • Raanan Raz, CEO & Co-Founder, Avalor
  • Madhu Reddy, EVP & CIO, Republic Bank of Chicago
  • Brian Slepko, EVP, Corporate Development, Rimini Street
  • 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
  • Anjana Harve, Seasoned Chief Global Digital & Technology Officer
  • 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, Avalor, BetterCloud, Bluewave Technology Group, Box, Cyberstarts, Darktrace, Delphix, Fortinet, GTM Capital, Lakeside, LastPass, Netskope, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, Ping Identity, Proofpoint, Pure Storage, Rimini Street, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SAP, SIM Chicago, Tangoe, Tonkean, Trustmi, Upwork, Wiz, Zoom, and Zscaler.

To learn more about the 2023 Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit 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