There's no question that technology continues to transform our world and shake the foundations of our culture. We are living through one of the most dynamic times in history, and I sincerely hope you are enjoying the ride!
This is truly the best time to be a technology executive, and our mission at HMG Strategy is making sure you have the resources, experience and thought leadership you need to help you lead, reimagine and reinvent the business and fuel your career ascent.
The next stop for the HMG Strategy 2018 World Tour is in Silicon Valley on Wednesday, February 21 at the 2018 Global Innovation Summit where the industry's leading technology executives, venture capitalists, and brightest minds will be exploring the top innovation and technology trends that are reshaping enterprise businesses.
You may have noticed that we've broadened the scope of our offerings and services. In addition to sharing high-value lessons in leadership from the world-class executives and entrepreneurs through our world-class events and award-winning research services, we also provide independent, vendor-neutral perspectives on new technology products and services that are shaping the modern enterprise.
Our goal is becoming your indispensable go-to trusted resource for the latest news and actionable insights on the most impactful technologies influencing the future direction of business: blockchain analytics, artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR), autonomous vehicles, hybrid cloud and customer experience.
We leverage the collective knowledge and unparalleled strength of our 300,000-plus member professional network to present unvarnished and unfiltered commentary on the latest trending news in our fast-moving industry. We've become more than a platform - we're an ecosystem for the successful executives, innovative companies, creative inventors and smart investors.
Our approach at HMG Strategy is both unique and powerful. Our global peer-to-peer network is unmatched in terms of depth, candor, clarity, wisdom and experience. The content in our Resource Center is carefully created and curated. It forms an incredibly valuable body of retrievable knowledge that is available to members of our network.
Our partnerships with cutting-edge technology companies such as blockchain up-and-comers Inxeption and Loyakk provide technology executives in our network with a unique view into the amazing world of innovation and the art of the possible in business, enabling us to provide our network with fresh perspectives and practical guidance on a wide range of technology issues and applicable, real-world business solutions.
We've also launched a venture capital unit - HMG Ventures - to help connect CIOs and technology executives with the most innovative new companies and entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv, Israel.
Our summits and conferences continue to outperform and deliver maximum value, attracting the world's best and most inspiring speakers and presenters. We were honored to recently been recognized by HPE as a 'must-attend' CIO conference in 2018.
At the 2018 Global Innovation Summit in Menlo Park, CA on February 21, dynamic speakers discussing the future state of business will include Salim Ali, CEO of Loyakk; Tim Campos, former CIO of Facebook; Michael Golz, SVP & CIO Americas at SAP; Mark Moore, COO and Co-Founder of Inxeption; Wendy Pfeifer, CIO at Nutanix; Sheila Rohra, CTO and Chief of Staff to the CEO at NetApp; and Jedidiah Yueh, Founder and Executive Chairman of Delphix.
We would love to see you at the summit. If you haven't already registered for this high-value event, I urge you to put it on your schedule. Registration is free for qualified attendees. Learn more here. We look forward to seeing you on the HMG Strategy 2018 World Tour!