CIO Leadership: The Steps Needed to Land a Coveted Boardroom Position Will Drive the Discussion at the 2021 HMG Live! Minneapolis CIO Executive Leadership Summit on September 28

9/9, 5:47 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

WESTPORT, Conn., Sept. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HMG Strategy, the World’s #1 digital platform for enabling technology executives to reimagine the enterprise and reshape the business world, is excited to be hosting its 2021 HMG Live! Minneapolis CIO Executive Leadership Summit on September 28. HMG Strategy’s highly interactive events bring together the world’s most distinguished and innovative security and business technology leaders to discuss the most pressing leadership, strategic, cultural, technology and career challenges and opportunities that they face today – and into the future.

The 2021 HMG Live! Minneapolis CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include insights on what's needed for CIOs, CISOs and business technology executives to become boardroom-ready, along with the impacts that diversity, equity and inclusion criteria are having on board searches.

“Our research reveals that over the past two years, a growing number of company boards are actively seeking executives with enterprise technology experience to help their organizations successfully navigate the digital pivot and to effectively address cyber threats,” said Hunter Muller, President and CEO at HMG Strategy. “Now more than ever, it’s vital for CIOs and business technology executives to be able to communicate effectively with the Board in terms that Board members can understand.”

World-class CIOs and industry executives speaking at the 2021 HMG Live! Minneapolis CIO Executive Leadership Summit on September 28 will include:

  • Teddy Bekele, SVP & CTO, Land O'Lakes
  • Shaun Braun, SVP of Digital Transformation, 3M
  • Sarah Engstrom, CISO and VP IT Security, Productivity & Privacy, CHS Inc.
  • Tony Leng, Managing Director, Digital Transformation and CIO Practice Lead, Diversified Search
  • Brian Lillie, Chief Product & Technology Officer and (acting) CIO, Zayo
  • John McKennell, VP, CISO, ECMC Group
  • Anne Plese, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Rimini Street
  • Kacey Sensenich, CTO, Rockingham County Schools
  • Gary Sorrentino, Chairman of the Zoom CISO Council, Global Deputy CIO, Zoom
  • Muddu Sudhakar, CEO, Aisera
  • Kirsten Wolberg, Former CTO and COO, DocuSign

Valued Partners for the 2021 HMG Live! Minneapolis CIO Executive Leadership Summit include Aisera, Akamai, Darktrace, Forescout Technologies, Globant, Horizon3.ai, Illumio, Nutanix, Rimini Street, Inc., RingCentral, Rubrik, SafeGuard Cyber, SIM Minnesota, Skybox Security, Zoom and Zscaler.

To learn more about the 2021 HMG Live! Minneapolis CIO Executive Leadership Summit and to register for the event, click here.

HMG Strategy will also host its 2021 HMG Live! Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit which will be held on September 14. Timely topics to be discussed include the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), edge computing and other advanced technologies that can enable manufacturers to make the pivot to Industry 4.0 while applying these technologies securely; the benefits of embracing a low-code approach to application development and the challenges that must be overcome; along with mastering soft skills for leadership success.

Top-tier CIOs and business technology executives speaking at the 2021 HMG Live! Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit on September 14 include:

  • Mohamed (Mo) Abuali, Managing Partner/Chief Evangelist, IoTco
  • Phil Alfano, Field CTO, Apptio
  • David Decker, Director IT, American Axle & Manufacturing
  • Arun DeSouza, Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer, Nexteer Automotive Corporation
  • Tamara Faber-Doty, Chief Digital Officer and VP IT, Consumers Energy
  • Maru Flores, Global Collaboration and Productivity Technology Services, Ford Motor Company
  • David Franco, Director of Exceptional Academy, Living and Learning Enrichment Center
  • Dennis Hodges, CIO, Inteva Products LLC
  • Mike Homant, Director, Enterprise Technology Operations, Department of Innovation and Technology, City of Detroit
  • David Jackson, Partner, Mercer
  • Tony Kaczmarek, VP, Product Management, Plex
  • Thomas Kelly, Executive Director and CEO, Automation Alley
  • Kelly Knepley, CIO, DexKo Global
  • Sanjay Kumar, Senior Principal, Siemens Digital Industries
  • Anne Plese, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Rimini Street
  • Miroslav Samoylenko, Director of Integration Architecture, Trane Technologies
  • Brandon Smith, VP of Development, human-I-T
  • Matthew Thomas, Managing Director, Accenture

Valued Partners for the 2021 HMG Live! Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit include, Akamai, Apptio, Auth0, BetterCloud, Darktrace, Forescout Technologies, Globant, Horizon3.ai, Illumio, NPower, Nutanix, Rimini Street, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SentinelOne, SIM Detroit, Skybox Security, Zoom and Zscaler.

To learn more about the 2021 HMG Live! Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit and to register for the event, click here.

HMG Strategy’s 2021 HMG Live! Global CISO Executive Leadership Summit will be held on September 15. Timely topics to be discussed include the fresh skillsets that are needed to safeguard the enterprise now and into the future along with effective communication skills for educating the Board on the changing risk environment.

World-class CISOs and industry executives speaking at the 2021 HMG Live! Global CISO Executive Leadership Summit on September 15 will include:

  • Abhishek Agarwal, CISO, Fresenius Medical Care North America
  • Michael Coden, Platinion Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group
  • Mike Coogan, Director of Information Security and CISO, Waste Management
  • Mignona Cote, Head of Security, AWS Global and Strategic Accounts, Amazon Web Services
  • Anthony DeCristofaro, President and CEO, Qnext
  • Arun DeSouza, Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer, Nexteer Automotive Corporation
  • Todd Fitzgerald, Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy, Cybersecurity Collaborative
  • 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
  • Wanda Jones-Heath, CISO/DAF Principal Cyber Advisor, U.S. Air Force
  • Steve Katz, Owner, Security Risk Solutions, LLC
  • Susan Koski, Head of Security & Enterprise Response, The PNC Financial Services Group
  • Tomas Maldonado, CISO, National Football League
  • Israel Martinez, Industry Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Shamla Naidoo, Head of Cloud Strategy, Netskope; Board Director, QBE, SAC and Reference Point
  • Frank Price, SVP & Chief Information Risk Officer, Hudson’s Bay Company
  • Jim Routh, Board Member, Advisor, Investor; Former CSO, CISO
  • Larkin Ryder, Director of Product Security, Slack
  • James Shira, U.S. Chief Information & Technology Officer, PwC
  • Todd Thorsen, Director of Information Security, Risk Management and Compliance, Code42
  • Mike Towers, CISO, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
  • Melissa Vice, Chief Operations Officer, Vulnerability Disclosure Program, DoD Cyber Crime Center
  • Steve Winterfeld, Advisory CISO, Akamai

Valued Partners for the 2021 HMG Live! Global CISO Executive Leadership Summit include Akamai, Auth0, BetterCloud, Code42, Darktrace, Forescout Technologies, Globant, Horizon3.ai, Illumio, Nutanix, Qnext, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, Skybox Security, Slack, Zoom and Zscaler.

To learn more about the 2021 HMG Live! Global CISO Executive Leadership Summit and to register for the event, click here.

HMG Strategy will also be hosting its 2021 HMG Live! Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit on September 16. Timely topics to be discussed include recommendations to identify and execute on new opportunities for digital disruption, along with insights on how best to address ransomware attacks - and whether organizations should be paying cyber-criminals.

Top-tier CIOs and business technology executives speaking at the 2021 HMG Live! Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit on September 16 will include:

  • Grant Asplund, Growth Technologies Evangelist, Check Point Software Technologies, Inc.
  • Benjamin Bingham, Senior Cybersecurity Executive for a Major Las Vegas Gaming/Entertainment Establishment
  • Stefanie Causey, Associate Partner, Salesforce Consulting Services - Financial Services Sector IBM Global Business Services
  • Max Chan, CIO, Avnet
  • James Costello, CISO, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
  • Ricoh Danielson, Cyber Security Incident Response, Digital Forensic, and Insider Risk
  • Gary Desai, CIO, Discount Tire
  • Frank Grimmelmann, President & CEO/Intelligence Liaison Officer, Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance
  • Firasat Hussain, CTO, arrivia
  • Nilesh Joshi, Vice President and Head of IT, Global Nephrology Solutions
  • Rob Lloyd, CIO, City of San Jose
  • Bianca Lochner, CIO, City of Scottsdale
  • Jeff McKibben, CIO, Ultra Clean Technologies
  • Craig Moringiello, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, FBI Phoenix Cyber/Counter Intelligence/Technology
  • Pat Phelan, VP Market Research, Rimini Street
  • Rich Phillips, Senior Principal Security Architect, ON Semiconductor
  • Peter Robinson, VP of Global Applications and Digital, Avnet
  • Atul Sahai, SVP, Strategy and Operations, Ally.io
  • Kacey Sensenich, CTO, Rockingham County Schools
  • Muddu Sudhakar, CEO, Aisera
  • Melissa Vice, Interim Director, Vulnerability Disclosure Program, DoD Cyber Crime Center
  • Mark Wittenburg, CIO, City of Tempe

Valued Partners for the 2021 HMG Live! Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit include Aisera, Akamai, Ally.io, Arizona Technology Council, BetterCloud, Check Point Software, Darktrace, Forescout Technologies, Globant, Horizon3.ai, Illumio, Nutanix, Rimini Street, Inc., RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SIM Arizona, Skybox Security, Zoom and Zscaler.

To learn more about the 2021 HMG Live! Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit and to register for the event, click here.

To learn about all of HMG Strategy’s Upcoming CIO & CISO Summits, click here.

HMG STRATEGY’S UPCOMING WEBINARS AND DIGITAL ROUNDTABLES

On September 13, HMG Strategy will be hosting a webinar powered by Google Cloud on `Reimagining the Business Through Application Innovation.’ In this event, which will feature Emmanuel Salazar Dominguez, IT Director at Banco Azteca; Chris Hood, Head of Business Platform Strategy at Google Cloud; Ramesh Razdan, Global CIO at Bain & Company; and Ken Russell, Chief Innovation Officer at Curran Biotech, the speakers will explore how application innovation can help fuel collaboration, deliver personalized and insight-driven experiences and provide companies with a competitive edge.

To learn more about this event and to register, click here.

To learn more about HMG Strategy’s archived and upcoming webinars, click here.

HMG STRATEGY’S 2021 GLOBAL LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE AWARDS

The HMG Strategy 2021 Global Leadership Institute Awards honor exemplary technology leaders and leadership teams who are delivering exceptional value to their organizations. This award recognizes those who have reimagined and reinvented themselves to place their organizations on the fast track to groundbreaking transformation in dynamic times. Technology executives and their teams who receive these awards are being recognized for accomplishments in the following areas: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Leading into the C-suite; Creating New Go-to-Market Business Models; Modernizing Enterprise Architecture; and Building a Culture of Trust.

To learn more about HMG Strategy’s 2021 Global Leadership Institute Awards and to nominate a deserving executive, click here.

About HMG Strategy

HMG Strategy is the world's leading digital platform for connecting technology executives to reimagine the enterprise and reshape the business world. The HMG Strategy global network consists of more than 400,000 CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, CDOs, senior business technology executives, search industry executives, venture capitalists, industry experts and world-class thought leaders.

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 and virtual 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 research services such as its CIO & CISO Executive Leadership Alliance (CELA) program 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 Research Stack is a unique set of research services that are designed to keep business technology executives up to speed on the latest and global geo-economic trends that are impacting businesses and industries.

HMG Ventures is a venture capital unit that’s designed to connect CIOs, CTOs, CISOs and other technology executives with innovative early-stage technology companies from Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv. HMG Ventures provides technology executives with a window into hot emerging technology companies that can help move the needle for their businesses while also offering these executives unparalleled personal investment opportunities. One early-stage investment in an enterprise-level AI-powered service management provider has generated a 100X return.

HMG Strategy also produces the HMG Security Innovation Accelerator Panel, a new webinar series that’s designed to connect enterprise technology and security leaders with the most innovative technology and cybersecurity companies from across the world.

To learn more about the 7 Pillars of Trust for HMG Strategy's unique business model, click here.

Contact: Tom Hoffman, Senior Research Director, HMG Strategy: tomhoffman@hmgstrategy.com

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