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CIO Leadership: HMG Strategy Soars to #1 in Virtual Events for CIOs, CISOs and Technology Executives – Next Up: Virtual Summits in Philadelphia, New York Financial Services and Silicon Valley

Topical and engaging 90-minute virtual CIO and CISO summits, focused on reimagining the business and the future of work, have drawn thousands of top-tier security leaders and technology executives since early March

/EIN News/ -- WESTPORT, Conn., June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HMG Strategy, the world's #1 digital platform for connecting technology executives to reimagine the enterprise and reshape the business world, is excited to announce its upcoming lineup of Virtual CIO Summits in Philadelphia, New York and Silicon Valley after racing to the top of the industry as the premier producer of Virtual CIO and CISO Summits since shifting to a digital events format in early March.

HMG Strategy produced 10 Virtual Summits, Virtual Briefings and webinars in the first 30 days of the work-at-home environment - drawing 150 to 300+ technology executives to each event - with 60+ Virtual Events scheduled through August 2020.

These 90-minute virtual summits are focused on the steps that CIOs, CTOs, CISOs and technology executives can take in working with the CEO and the executive team to help reimagine the business and reshape the future of work as regional economies begin to open. The All-Star speakers that are lined up for each of these events also explore the top challenges and opportunities facing technology executives in the work-from-home environment – including how to keep employees engaged and motivated – along with how their priorities have shifted since COVID-19.

Our research reveals that more than 70 percent of CIOs and technology executives are devoting an increased focus on employee engagement and motivation,said Hunter Muller, President and CEO of HMG Strategy. “As regional economies open, technology executives are telling us they want to hear from their peers on effective approaches that can be taken to help keep employees motivated and work with the CEO and the executive team to move the business forward.”

HMG Strategy’s next virtual event is the HMG Live! 2020 Philadelphia CIO Virtual Summit on June 30. Top-tier technology executives and industry experts speaking at this event include:

  • Aileen Alexander, Managing Partner, Korn Ferry
  • Brian Anderson, President, The Judge Group
  • Lawrence Bilker, EVP & CIO, Pyramid Healthcare
  • John Fidler, Managing Director, Retained Search, Fidato Partners, LLC
  • Hugo Fueglein, Managing Director, Diversified Search
  • Kostas Georgakopoulos, CISO, Procter & Gamble
  • Jennifer Wesson Greenman, CIO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  • Rocco Grillo, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal
  • Michael Iwanoff, CISO, iconectiv
  • Brandon Johnson, SVP & CIO, Korn Ferry
  • Sudhanshu Kairab, VP, Cybersecurity Governance, Risk & Compliance, Comcast
  • James Kurek, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Brandywine Realty Trust
  • Beverly Lieberman, President, Halbrecht Lieberman Associates
  • Gary Sorrentino, Global Deputy CIO, Zoom

Sponsors for the HMG Live! 2020 Philadelphia CIO Virtual Summit include SIM Philadelphia and Zoom.

To learn more about the HMG Live! 2020 Philadelphia CIO Virtual Summit and to register for the event, click here.

See what some of our recent speakers have to say about HMG Strategy’s virtual summits:

“Leaders that lead with resolve, courage, and compassion will come out ahead in a crisis like this.”

-Vijaya Kaza, Chief Security Officer & Head of Trust Engineering & Data Science, Airbnb

“I participated as a speaker in the recent HMG Live! Washington D.C. CIO Virtual Summit,” says Ken Grady, Corporate Vice President and CIO at IDEXX Laboratories. “Like previous HMG events, the virtual event provides a platform for connecting with peers and other CIOs that are focused on leadership and engagement within our organizations and across industries. There are valuable takeaways and lessons from technology executives who are leading authentically, compassionately, and strategically to help move their businesses and their customers forward in these uniquely challenging times.”

“With COVID, CISOs have entered the next phase of criticality in driving business value. Through leading courageously, CISO will see unprecedented growth in scope and value to their organizations.”

-Michael Piacente, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Hitch Partners

“Now is the time to leverage having a strong personal brand. It’s not too late to get started.”

-Beverly Lieberman, President, Halbrecht Lieberman Associates

HMG Strategy will also be hosting the HMG Live! 2020 New York Financial Services CIO Virtual Summit on July 1. Leading technology executives speaking at this event include:

  • Marianne Bachynski, CIO, Investments, AIG
  • Brian Brockway, VP CTO, Commvault
  • Paul Ferraro, VP Worldwide GTM Pure as-a-Service Sales, Pure Storage
  • Rocco Grillo, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal
  • Emiliano Horcada, Global Head of Digital Transformation, Globant
  • Gulrez Jamadar, Managing Director, ICG Technology Global Controls & Information Security Head, Citi
  • Greg Kyrytschenko, Deputy CISO, Guardian Life
  • Tony Leng, Managing Director, Digital Transformation and CIO Practice Lead, Diversified Search
  • Beverly Lieberman, President, Halbrecht Lieberman Associates
  • Mike Mastrole, Senior Director, Sales Engineering, Illumio
  • Mark Polansky, Senior Client Partner, Technology Officers Practice, Korn Ferry
  • Michael Sawyer, Head of IT Risk, Wells Fargo
  • Gary Sorrentino, Global Deputy CIO, Zoom
  • Stephen Spagnuolo, Digital Security & Risk Practice Lead, Stanton Chase
  • Sigal Zarmi, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Sponsors for the HMG Live! 2020 New York Financial Services Virtual Summit include Commvault, Globant, Illumio, Pure Storage and Zoom.

To learn more about the HMG Live! 2020 New York Financial Services Virtual Summit and to register for the event, click here.

HMG Strategy will also be hosting its HMG Live! 2020 Silicon Valley CIO Virtual Summit on July 2. Key speakers for the Silicon Valley event will include:

  • Shaun Braun, Group CIO, Stryker
  • Brian Brockway, VP CTO, Commvault
  • Rodney Fullmer, Global CTO, Arrow Electronics
  • Chris Hallenbeck, Americas CISO, Tanium
  • Laskshmi Hanspal, Global CISO, Box
  • Maria Latushkin, CTO, Omada Health
  • Tony Leng, Managing Director, Practice Lead and OMP, Diversified Search
  • Rucha Nanavati, Group VP IT, Albertsons Companies
  • Michael Piacente, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Hitch Partners
  • Mark Polansky, Senior Client Partner, Technology Officers Practice, Korn Ferry
  • Rajeev Tyagi, Chief Operating Officer, U.S. and Canada, Softtek

Sponsors for the HMG Live! 2020 Silicon Valley CIO Virtual Summit include Commvault, Softtek and Tanium.

To learn more about the HMG Live! 2020 Silicon Valley CIO Virtual Summit and to register for the event, click here.

HMG Strategy has also received extraordinary interest in its webinars through the strength of the 400,000+ technology executives in its community. HMG Strategy has scheduled 12 30-to-60-minute webinars over the next two months with an arsenal of innovative technology companies such as Citrix, Darktrace, Ivanti, Okta, OutSystems, PagerDuty, RangeForce, RingCentral, UiPath and Zoom.

“We offer an amazing value prop by addressing the interests that the 400,000+ technology leaders in our community share with us through our unique peer-driven research model,” said Muller.

One of HMG Strategy’s most compelling recent webinars is focused on ‘Protecting the Remote Workforce and the Enterprise from Offensive AI.’ This webinar, which features Justin Fier, Director of Cyber Intelligence & Analysis at Darktrace and Special Guest Speaker Dr. Chase Cunningham, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, explores how bad actors are positioning themselves to exploit organizational vulnerabilities due to expanded attack surfaces created by the deployment of highly distributed remote workforces, along with actionable steps that cyber teams can take to protect their organizations’ critical assets.

To access this archived webinar, click here.  

Click here to view HMG Strategy’s upcoming calendar of webinars.

Interested in learning more about HMG Live! Virtual CIO and CISO Summits? Click here to view the list of upcoming events or contact us at info@hmgstrategy.com.

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. Our regional and virtual CIO and CISO Executive Leadership Series, authored books, and Digital Resource Center deliver unique, peer-driven research from CIOs, CISOs, CTOs and technology executives on leadership, innovation, transformation, and career ascent.

The HMG Strategy global network consists of over 400,000 senior IT executives, industry experts and world-class thought leaders.

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

HMG Strategy: Your #1 Trusted Digital Platform Connecting Technology Executives to Reimagine the Enterprise and Reshape the Business World.

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203-221-2702
TomHoffman@hmgstrategy.com

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