BOSTON, MA – July 31, 2017 – In today’s fast-changing business environment, a company’s ability to quickly identify and respond to customer and market shifts is paramount for survival. The CIO’s ability to deliver the courageous leadership needed to reimagine and reinvent the business and to foster a culture of genius will be the top discussion points at the upcoming 2017 Boston CIO Executive Leadership Summit, produced by HMG Strategy, to be held on September 12, 2017 at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center.

“The most successful CIOs now have to lead, reimagine, and reinvent their organizations in order to drive a culture of genius for business success,” said Hunter Muller, HMG Strategy’s President & CEO. “In today’s fast-changing business landscape, it’s not your competitors that threaten your company’s survival – it’s your organization’s willingness and capacity to disrupt its existing business model or be disrupted.”

The Boston CIO Executive Leadership Summit will open with a fascinating executive briefing given by Anthony Philippakis, Chief Data Officer, Broad Institute and Partner, Google Ventures, on the collective power of Cloud, Big Data, and AI to tackle medical advancements and targeted marketing in medicine.

Other mesmerizing sessions will include an executive panel discussion on how companies need to drive a culture of genius to survive and recast the enterprise to empower innovation; an executive panel discussion that will explore technology advancements that are propelling innovation and driving speed to market in the new digital landscape; an executive panel of top search executives who will examine the skills needed to lead successful digital transformation; presentation of the HMG Strategy Regional Champion Awards; an executive panel that will share best practices for striking a balance between achieving agility and innovation while securing the enterprise; and closing with an executive panel of top CIOs including Don Anderson, SVP & CIO, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Brian Shield, VP, IT, Boston Red Sox, who will discuss how courageous leadership can deliver value to the enterprise.

Distinguished speakers at the summit will include Rich Adduci, Global CIO, National Grid; Don Anderson, SVP & CIO, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Shawn Banerji, Managing Partner, Technology, Digital and Data Leaders Practice, Caldwell Partners; Andrew Bertera, Executive Director of Marketing, New England Biolabs; Bill Brown, CIO & CISO, Veracode; Tracy Cashman, Senior Vice President and Partner, WinterWyman Executive Search; Hugo Fueglein, Managing Director, Diversified Search; Ken Grady, VP & CIO, IDEXX Laboratories; Tom Harvey, VP & CIO, Alkermes, Inc.; John Iannarelli, Former Sr. Executive Advisor, FBI; Sean McCourt, Founder & Managing Director, Longford & Company; Hunter Muller, President & CEO, HMG Strategy; Anthony Philippakis, Chief Data Officer, Broad Institute and Partner, Google Ventures; Mark Polansky, Senior Partner, CIO/IT Officers Practice, Korn Ferry; Frank Price, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, CVS Health; Dan Puterbaugh, Senior Legal Advocate, Adobe; Meredith Rosenberg, Technology and Digital Transformation Practice, Russell Reynolds Associates; James Satterthwaite, Partner, Technology & Communications, Egon Zehnder; Brian Shield, VP, IT, Boston Red Sox; and James Turgal, Executive Assistant Director, Information and Technology Branch, FBI.

Platinum Partners include Adobe, Alfresco, CenturyLink, and Informatica. Gold Partners include Datalink, Information Builders, Pure Storage, ServiceNow, and Tintri. Supporting Partners include appOrbit. Research Partners include Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Strategic Partners include Egon Zehnder, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Russell Reynolds Associates, and Spencer Stuart. Alliance Partners include Amplify Partners, Greylock Partners, and Lightspeed Venture Partners.

To visit the Boston summit website and register for the event, click here.    

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