After two years of mostly digital events, we’re back on the road – live and in person! Last week, we hosted phenomenal summits in New York and Dallas. I really cannot full express how wonderful it felt to be on stage again, interacting with an appreciative and fully engaged audience of senior-level technology executives and visionary leaders from our amazing industry.
My good friend, Stephen M.R. Covey, spoke eloquently the 2022 New York HMG Strategy CIO Summit of America and our HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Summit in Dallas. At both summits, Stephen graciously signed copies of his newest book, Trust and Inspire: How Truly Great Leaders Unleash Greatness in Others. Stephen is cofounder and CEO of CoveyLink and of the FranklinCovey Global Trust Practice, and the author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Speed of Trust.
Our roster of world-class speakers, panelists and presenters in New York included Bashir Agboola, VP & Chief Technology Officer, Hospital for Special Surgery; Roota Almeida, CISO, Delta Dental of NJ and CT; Timicka Anderson, Head Consumer Products & Retail Sector - US Commercial Bank - Global & National Industries, Co-Chair Command Shift, NPower, Citi; Christopher Bernard, Head of Enterprise IT, Flexcar;Candice Dixon, Coalition Development Director, NPower; David Fairman, Chief Security Officer APAC, Netskope; Steve Fernandez, Global CTO, AIG; Cindy Finkelman, Board Member SIM New York Metro; Scott Glenn, Partner, BearingPoint; Rocco Grillo, Managing Director - Global Cyber Risk Services & Incident Response Investigation, Alvarez & Marsal; Fred Harris, Head of Cybersecurity Risk, Data Risk and IT Risk, Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking; Yvonne Hyland, Head of Portfolio Business Development, B Capital Group; John Iannarelli, Former FBI Special Agent and Senior Executive Advisor, FBI; Marcus Johnson, Managing Director of Delivery, Lumevity; Stuart Kippelman, CIO, Parsons Corporation; Tony Leng, Managing Director, Practice Lead and OMP, Diversified Search; Claudia Michon, Vice President, Product and Solutions Marketing, Automation Anywhere; Vipul Nagrath, SVP, Product Development, Head of Technology, Workforce Now, Major Accounts, HRO at ADP; Shola Oyewole, VP Digital Innovation, United Therapeutics; Anthony Palladino, Chief Revenue Officer, Aisera; Mark Polansky, Senior Partner, Technology & Digital Officers Practice, Korn Ferry; Rafail Portnoy, Chief Technology Officer, State of NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority; Shantala Sadananda, EVP & Regional Managing Director, Globant; Craig Stewart, CDO, SnapLogic; Hugo Vliegen, VP, Product Management, Aryaka; and Sigal Zarmi, Board Director, Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley.
In Dallas, our roster of world-class speakers included Mike Anderson, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Netskope; Renee Arrington, President, COO & Director, Pearson Partners International, Inc.; Chris Boult, President, DRG Consulting Partners; Nellson Burns, VP, IS, BU CIO, Mohawk Industries (Dal-Tile); Kevin Christ, Partner, Concentre; Mark Connelly, Global Information Security Senior Director, CISO, Boston Consulting Group; Patricia Connolly, CEO, Founding Partner, SMC Squared; Mignona Cote, Chief Security Officer, NetApp; Jamey Cummings, Partner - Cybersecurity and Technology, JM Search; John Ferguson, Senior Director, Solution Architecture, Americas, OutSystems; Chris Gates, Group CIO and SVP Hosting Services, Allstate; Vipin Gupta, Chief Innovation and Digital Officer, Toyota Financial Services; Ebele Kemery, Managing Director, Head of Global Technology Diversity & Inclusion, JPMorgan Chase & Co.; Rusty Kennington, CIO, Henry Company; Janya Kieffer, CIO, Austin Industries; Aamir Lakhani, Lead Researcher and Cyber Security Expert, Fortinet; Maria Lensing, SVP & CTO, McKesson Corporation; Gerry Mecca, Global CIO, Tropicana Brands Group; Addie Monson, Office of the CIO, NCH Corporation; David Morris, Founder, Chairman & CEO, HiPER Solutions; Jason Pfeiffer, Chief Strategy Officer, Reliaquest; Muddu Sudhakar, CEO, Aisera; Mark Taylor, CEO, Society for Information Management; Angela Venuk, Chief Information Officer, Datascan; and Jeanette Wayne, Vice President - Information Technology, Revision Skincare.
I am absolutely certain that you will find our in-person executive-level summits to be highly valuable opportunities for sharing insight, acquiring knowledge and networking with peers. Frankly, there’s nothing comparable to face-to-face conversations with our industry’s top executives and thought leaders. After two years of digital summits, it’s a genuine pleasure to be meeting people in person again!
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