CIO Leadership: The Transformational Implications of AI will Power the Discussion at the 2023 Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit on November 16

Coming Next: the 2023 Denver CIO Executive Leadership Summit on November 14

Westport, CT — November 9, 2023 — HMG Strategy, the World’s #1 platform for enabling technology executives to reimagine the enterprise and reshape the business world, is excited to announce that its 2023 Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit will be taking place on November 16 at Houston Christian University.

Key topics to be explored at the summit include the transformational opportunities that artificial intelligence (AI) can have on businesses and industries.

“AI is a game-changing technology that can create new business services and fresh Go-to-Market models ,” said HMG Strategy Founder and CEO Hunter Muller. “Still, CIOs, CISOs and business technology leaders must pay attention to the challenges and risks that need to be carefully managed and mitigated.”

World-class speakers at the 2023 Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include:

  • Bhupesh Arora, VP & CIO, Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.
  • Josh Bauman, Senior Director, FinOps and Cloud, Apptio
  • Jerich Beason, CISO, Waste Management
  • Puneet Bhasin, EVP, Global Chief Information and Digital Officer, Unum
  • Shane Coleman, VP, Sales Engineering, Cyera
  • George Crawford, CIO/CISO/Partner, Catapult Energy Services Group LLC
  • Dan Durkin, Managing Director of IT, YES Prep Public Schools
  • Eric Ensminger, CIO, City Brewing
  • Stephanie Franklin-Thomas, SVP, CISO, ABM
  • Pat Furr, AVP Infrastructure & Healthcare Technologies, Texas Children’s
  • Darnell Jackson, President and CEO, MyKrill
  • Timothy Jackson, CIO, Diamond Offshore
  • Al Lindseth, Principal, C150 Advisory Services LLC
  • Michael McNeil, SVP & Global CISO, McKesson Corporation
  • Julie O’Brien, CMO, Dazz
  • Hellmut Ometzberger, Senior Director of IT, MRC Global
  • Subash Chandra Pakhrin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering Technology, University of Houston – Downtown
  • Mike Phelan, SVP, Worldwide Solutions, Nutanix
  • Brian Slepko, EVP, Corporate Development, Rimini Street
  • Brendan Sullivan, SVP, Intelligent Edge Solutions, Viasat
  • Teresa Tonthat, VP & Associate CIO, Texas Children’s
  • Clif Triplett, Executive Director, KEARNEY
  • Sudhakar Virupakshi, SVP & CIO, Buckeye Partners
  • Joy Wangdi, Cybersecurity Trust Officer, LyondellBasell
  • Denis Zerr, CIO, Radiology Partners

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

  • Bhupesh Arora, VP & CIO, Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.
  • Puneet Bhasin, EVP, Global Chief Information and Digital Officer, Unum
  • George Crawford, CIO/CISO/Partner, Catapult Energy Services Group LLC
  • Stephanie Franklin-Thomas, SVP, CISO, ABM
  • Clif Triplett, Executive Director, KEARNEY

Valued Partners for the 2023 Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit include 8×8, Aisera, Akamai, Apptio, BetterCloud, Box, Cyberstarts, Cyera, Darktrace, Dazz, Delphix, Fortinet, Genesys Works, Glean, GTM Capital, Hitachi Vantara, Lakeside, LastPass, Meriplex, Minntek Solutions, MyKrill, Netskope, Nexthink, Nutanix, Okta, Palo Alto Networks, Ping Identity, Pure Storage, Rimini Street, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SAP, SIM Houston, Tata Consultancy Services, Tonkean, Upwork, Wiz, Zoom, and Zscaler.

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

HMG Strategy is also excited to be hosting its 2023 Denver CIO Executive Leadership Summit on November 14 at The Ritz-Carlton Denver.

Key topics to be explored at this event will include the visionary leadership required by CIOs and business technology executives to anticipate what’s coming next for the business.

Top-tier speakers at the 2023 Denver CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include:

  • Michael Archuleta, CIO, Mt. San Rafael Hospital
  • Merav Bahat, Co-Founder and CEO, Dazz
  • Bao-Ha Bui, Executive Client Solutions Lead, FPT Software
  • Shane Coleman, VP, Sales Engineering, Cyera
  • Jamey Cummings, Partner – Cybersecurity and Technology, JM Search
  • Veena Dandapani, Chief Client Services Officer, Pagaya
  • Ravi Gaddam, Director, DevOps/ProdOps, Jeppesen, A Boeing Company
  • Jeffrey Grayson, CTO, Highland Digital
  • Emily Heath, General Partner, Cyberstarts
  • Chris Herringshaw, CTO, Janus Henderson Collection
  • Sumit Johar, CIO, Automation Anywhere
  • James Johnson, CIO, Holland & Hart
  • Stephen Katsirubas, VP of IT, Pursuit Collection
  • David Mahon, Global Senior Advisor, Deloitte
  • Ginna Raahauge, EVP, CIO & Digital Transformation, Zayo
  • Molly Rauzi, CTO & Managing Director, Gagen MacDonald
  • Al Rosabal, Strategy & Operations, Palantir Technologies
  • Emily Scherberth, Managing Director, West, Global Tech Practice Lead, Apco Worldwide
  • Matthew Schwartz, CTO, Sage Hospitality
  • Yotam Segev, Co-Founder & CEO, Cyera
  • Chris Simmons, VP of Marketing, Savvy Security
  • Chris Smith, VP, Business Technology, Vail Resorts
  • Dan Turchin, CEO, PeopleReign
  • Lee Vorthman, Chief Security Officer, Oracle Corp.
  • Kapil Vyas, VP of IT and Head of IT Systems, Automation Anywhere
  • Bart Waress, Global Director IT and IT Security, SSR Mining Inc.
  • Artie Wilkowsky, SVP, CISO, DISH Network
  • Steve Winterfeld, Advisory CISO, Akamai
  • Alex Wood, CISO, Uplight
  • Michael Wright, Deputy Chief Security Officer, Nelnet

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

  • Jeffrey Grayson, CTO, Highland Digital
  • Stephen Katsirubas, VP, Head of Information Technology, Pursuit Collection
  • David Mahon, Global Senior Advisor, Deloitte
  • Bart Waress, Global Director IT and IT Security, SSR Mining Inc.
  • Alex Wood, CISO, Uplight

Valued Partners for the 2023 Denver CIO Executive Leadership Summit include 8×8, Akamai, Aryaka, Automation Anywhere, BetterCloud, Box, Cyberstarts, Cyera, Darktrace, Dazz, Delphix, Fortinet, FPT Corporation, GTM Capital, Hexaware, LastPass, LeanIX, Meriplex, Netskope, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, Ping Identity, Rimini Street, RingCentral, Rubrik, SafeGuard Cyber, SAP, Savvy Security, SentinelOne, SIM Colorado, Tanium, Tonkean, Upwork, Zoom, and Zscaler.

To learn more about the 2023 Denver 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.

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Contact: Tom Hoffman, VP, Research, HMG Strategy: 203-221-2702 or at tomhoffman@hmgstrategy.com