In my column on Friday, I highlighted our upcoming schedule of world-class, high-value HMG Strategy leadership summits and events, including today’s 2022 San Diego Technology Executive Leadership Summit in Partnership with SIM San Diego, tomorrow’s Global CIO & CISO Executive Leadership Alliance (CELA) meeting and Thursday’s 2022 Silicon Valley CIO Executive Leadership Summit.

At each of our summits, we announce our most recent HMG 2023 Global Leadership Institute Awards nominees. These prestigious awards recognize top-performing Chief Information Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, and other Senior Technology Leaders, Search Industry Executives, Venture Capitalists and Partner Executives who have demonstrated exceptional leadership. HMG’s 2023 Global Leadership Institute Awards recognize exemplary technology executives for their performance as courageous leaders, powerful innovators, and superior contributors to their organizations in the following areas:

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)
  • Leading Into the C-Suite
  • Safeguarding the Enterprise
  • Building a Culture of Trust
  • Creating New Go-to-Market Business Models
  • Modernizing Enterprise Architecture

    ​​Recent award nominees include:

    Alissa Abdullah, Deputy CSO, SVP of Cybersecurity Technology, Mastercard

    Bhavani Amirthalingam, SVP, Chief Digital & Information Officer, Ameren

    Judith Apshago, Vice President, Information Technology, Amtrak

    Brook Colangelo, VP & CIO, Waters Corporation

    Ken Grady, SVP & CIO, IDEXX Laboratories

    Anjana Harve, SVP & CIO, Fresenius Medical Care

    Jamie Head, Chief Digital & Technology Officer, Ocean Spray

    Jennifer Hopper, CIO, Save-A-Lot

    Klara Jelinkova, VP and University CIO, Harvard University

    Rashmi Kumar, SVP & CIO Global IT, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    Talvis Love, SVP & Chief Information Officer, Baxter International

    Andre Mendes, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce

    Lisa, Nichols, CEO, Technology Partners

    Rusty Patel, SVP & Chief Information Officer, Tenneco 

    Gary VonderHaar, EVP, Operations & Technology Processing, Mastercard

    Edward Wagoner, Chief Information Officer, JLL

    Angela Yochem, EVP Chief Transformation and Digital Officer, Novant Health and GM & COO, Novant Health Enterprises

    Recipients of our unique awards include executives who have also shared world-class thought leadership with the HMG Strategy CIO and CISO Executive Leadership Summit series audiences and/or on the HMG Strategy Digital Platform as part of their ability to lead, reimagine and reinvent their companies and their organization’s business models.

    The HMG Ecosystem also include the HMG Global Advisory Services, a unique set of 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.

    HMG Strategy’s latest advisory service is the HMG Genius Service, a unique peer-focused subscription service in which CIOs and other technology executives in the HMG community can submit inquiries regarding a particular challenge they may be facing (e.g.; negotiating a global ERP licensing agreement) and be matched with an expert in the HMG network who can offer qualified advice.

    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, their thought leadership and their professional brands on a global scale. 

    I urge you to consult our schedule of upcoming summits and to register for one of our unique world-class events.

    We are the platform for building your brand and elevating your career. Join our network and see what HMG Strategy can do for you and your organization. To learn more about any of these services, contact me at or at