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CIO Leadership: Driving Innovation Through the Lens of Female Technology Executives Will Drive the Discussion at the 2021 HMG Live! Portland CIO Executive Leadership Summit on May 25

Posted May 18, 2021

 

CIO Leadership: Driving Innovation Through the Lens of Female Technology Executives Will Drive the Discussion at the 2021 HMG Live! Portland CIO Executive Leadership Summit on May 25

Speakers and attendees in this highly interactive event will also explore how CISOs can best communicate looming cyber threats and articulate where funding is needed most with the CEO and the Board, along with insights on how to accelerate success in the business by leveraging advanced technologies and partnership that are enabling competitive differentiation

Contact: Tom Hoffman, Senior Research Director, HMG Strategy: [email protected]

Westport, CT. – May 18, 2021 -- 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! Portland CIO Executive Leadership Summit on May 25. HMG Strategy’s highly interactive digital events bring together the world’s most distinguished and innovative business technology leaders to discuss the most pressing leadership, strategic, cultural, technology and career challenges and opportunities that technology executives face today – and into the future.

The 2021 HMG Live! Portland CIO Executive Leadership Summit will focus on unique insights that women technology executives offer in terms of reimagining the business and fostering a more inclusive and connected culture.

Our research reveals that companies which leverage diverse perspectives achieve greater success with innovation and business outcomes,” said Hunter Muller, President and CEO of HMG Strategy. “Global female technology executives are driving a wave of change in the C-suite and reimagining the business with innovation and cultural change.”

HMG Strategy is also excited to have special guest speaker and bestselling author Stephen M.R. Covey share his insights on why a high-trust culture can operate with greater efficiency and at less cost along with recommendations for CIOs and technology executives to cultivate trust with the CEO, the Board and across the organization.

Prominent technology executives speaking at the Portland Summit will include:

Selim Aissi, SVP & CISO, ICE Mortgage Company

 Richard Appleyard, PhD, President, Portland SIM; CIO, Oregon State Police

 Nishant Bhajaria, Global Head of Privacy Engineering and Analytics, Uber

 Stephanie Franklin-Thomas, VP, CISO, ABM

 Jimmy Godard, SVP, Program Manager, Global Technology & Operations Bank of America

 Reet Kaur, CISO, Portland Community College

Bryan Kirschner, VP Strategy, DataStax

 John Kochavatr, VP, Information Technology and Supply Chain, Portland General Electric

 Robert Mansell, Principal Technical Fellow, Catalyte

 Dr. Lee David Milligan, SVP & CIO, Asante Health System

 Deb Muro, CIO, RN, CHCIO, El Camino Health

 Michelle Soares, VP of Technology, Portland Trail Blazers

 Christa Stout, SVP Innovation & Technology, Portland Trail Blazers

 Cara Turano, Chief Operating Officer, Technology Association of Oregon

 Saby Waraich, Director of Marketing, Portland SIM; CIO, Clackamas Community College

 Kate Winkler, CEO, Ruby

Valued partners for the 2021 HMG Live! Portland CIO Executive Leadership Summit to be held on May 25 will include Auth0, BetterCloud, Darktrace, DataStax, Forescout Technologies, Horizon3.ai, Illumio, Ivanti, OutSystems, PagerDuty, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SIM Portland, Skybox Security, Sonatype, Starburst, and Zscaler.

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

HMG will also be hosting its 2021 HMG Live! Denver CIO Executive Leadership Summit on May 26. Timely topics explored at this event will include successful approaches used by CIOs and technology executives to lead their teams to a brighter future; unique insights from top-tier tech executives from the public sector about designing citizen-focused digital experiences; along with how advanced technologies are enabling competitive differentiation and speed to market.

Top-tier CIOs and technology executives speaking at the Denver summit will include:

 Bhavani Amirthalingam, SVP, Chief Digital Information Officer, Ameren

 David Bessen, Director and CIO, Arapahoe County Government

Jesse Carrillo, SVP & CIO, Hines

 Rodney Fullmer, CTO, Global Services, Arrow Electronics, Inc.

 Chandy Ghosh, COO & General Manager, Inteliquent, Inc.

 Jeffrey Grayson, CIO, Xanterra Travel Collection

 Emily Heath, Chief Trust & Security Officer, DocuSign

 Stephen Katsirubas, CIO, Hunter Douglas

 Pam Kubiatowski, Sr. Director of Digital Transformation, Zscaler

 Sam Masiello, CISO, Gates Corporation

 Steven Michaels, VP and Chief Technology Officer, SCL Health

 Jeff Miller, CIO, Honeywell Quantum Solutions, Honeywell

 Tom Nats, Director of Architecture, Starburst

 Mark Pfaffinger, CIO, Larimer County

 David Politis, Founder and CEO, BetterCloud

 AJ Rodrigues, General Manager IT Transformation, Delta Airlines

 Jenny Schiavone, CMO, City & County of Denver

 Mike Wade, SVP, Global Technology and PMO, Terumo BCT

 Steve Winterfeld, Advisory CISO, Akamai

Valued partners for the 2021 HMG Live! Denver CIO Executive Leadership Summit held on May 26 will include Auth0, BetterCloud, Darktrace, Forescout Technologies, Horizon3.ai, Illumio, Ivanti, OutSystems, PagerDuty, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SIM Colorado, Skybox Security, Sonatype, Starburst, and Zscaler.

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

HMG Strategy’s 2021 HMG Live! Southern California CIO Executive Leadership Summit will be held on June 8. Timely topics explored at this event will include recommendations for technology executives on instilling trust with remote employees and how best to earn the team’s trust, along with how to effectively foster respectful dialogue around political discord and social injustice in the workplace.

Prominent technology executives speaking at this event will include:

Stephen M.R. Covey, Global Authority on Trust, Leadership and Culture, The FranklinCovey Global Speed of Trust Practice

Collette Creppell, Vice President of Campus Planning and Design, Chapman University

Meredith Harper, VP, CISO, Eli Lilly and Company

Christine Lovely, Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Human Resources Officer, University of California – Davis

Lorna Randlett, CEO, Leader’s Forum

Scott Strickland, EVP & CIO, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts

Chris Taylor, Chief Inclusion Officer, State of Minnesota

Valued partners for the 2021 HMG Live! Southern California CIO Executive Leadership Summit held on June 8 will include, Appian, Auth0, BetterCloud, Darktrace, Forescout Technologies, Gigamon, Horizon3.ai, Illumio, Ivanti, PagerDuty, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SIM Southern California, Skybox Security, Sonatype, and Zscaler.

To learn more about HMG Strategy’s 2021 Southern California CIO Executive Leadership Summit and to register for the event, click here.

To learn about HMG Strategy’s upcoming CIO and CISO Summits, 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.

At the 2021 HMG Live! Bay Area CIO Executive Leadership Summit on April 22, HMG Strategy recognized the following technology executives for their exceptional contributions to their organizations and to the industry:

Kevin Barnes, Parner, Fortium Partners

Lakshmi Hanspal, Global CISO, Box

Chris Jacquet, CISO, Hitachi Vantara

Adhir Mattu, CIO, Marvell Semiconductor

Tony Young, CIO, Sophos

At the 2021 HMG Live! Minneapolis CIO Executive Leadership Summit on April 29, HMG Strategy recognized the following technology executives for their exceptional contributions to their organizations and to the industry:

Tammylynne Jonas, Global CIO, Self Esteem Brands, LLC

Dee Thibodeau, CEO, Charter Solutions

Tarek Tomes, Chief Information Officer - State of Minnesota

At HMG Strategy’s 2021 HMG Live! New York CISO Executive Leadership Summit on May 6, HMG Strategy recognized the following CISOs and technology executives for their superlative achievements and stellar leadership:

Kirsten Davies, SVP & CISO, Estee Lauder Companies

Ajoy Kumar, Head of IT Risk Analysis and Reporting, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

Bradley Schaufenbuel, CISO, Paychex

Hari Shah, CISO, Tapestry

Gary Sorrentino, Deputy CIO, Zoom

Kimberly Trapani, Chief Digital Security Officer, American Tire Distributors

 

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

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UPCOMING WEBINARS & DIGITAL ROUNDTABLES

On May 13, HMG Strategy will be hosting a digital roundtable powered by SafeGuard Cyber on ‘Tackling the Security Gaps in Your Digital Ecosystem.’ In this interactive roundtable discussion, Otavio Freire, CTO and Co-Founder at SafeGuard Cyber; Christopher Hetner, Former Senior Cybersecurity Advisor to the SEC Chair; Shadaab Kanwal, Executive Leader of Digital, Data and Analytics Services at Charles Schwab; Ajoy Kumar, Head of IT Risk Analysis and Reporting at The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and Jennifer Showers, Global Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer at InvestCloud will discuss the security and compliance risks posed by new communications channels and how best to address them.

To learn more about this roundtable and to register for this interactive discussion, click here.

On June 10, HG Strategy will be hosting a webinar powered by Zoom on ‘The Next Disruption: Hybrid Working.’ This webinar will feature Callie Baumann, Vice President of Employee Technology Experience, Digital Workspace at Humana; Brian Kirkland, CTO at Choice Hotels; ML Madhavaro, CIO at Exterran Energy Solutions; Matthew Rosenquist, CISO at Eclipz.io; and Gary Sorrentino, Global Deputy CIO at Zoom. These executives will share a variety of perspectives on how work will be done going forward, where we work from, how we work and what this is all going to look like.

To learn more about this webinar and to register for it, click here.

To learn more about HMG Strategy’s distinctive executive webinars, click here.

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