2013 San Diego CIO Executive Leadership Summit: Big Data, Cloud Strategies, the Changing Role of the CIO and the Future of IT

 2013 San Diego CIO Executive Leadership Summit: Big Data, Cloud Strategies,
              the Changing Role of the CIO and the Future of IT

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20, 2013

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HMG Strategy LLC, the fastest
growing provider of world-class CIO Executive Leadership Summits, in
association partnership with the San Diego Chapter of the Society for
Information Management (SIM), will present The 2013 San Diego CIO Executive
Leadership Summit, titled Breakthrough Innovation: Game-Changing Leadership
Strategies & Business Models for Market Advantage. The event will be held
October 8, 2013 at the San Diego Marriott Del Mar Hotel.

"This high-value event is designed exclusively for the CIO/IT leader to gain
the latest innovative strategies and best practices for driving increased
value to the business through the use of IT," says Hunter Muller, President
and CEO of HMG Strategy. "The agenda consists of industry luminary speakers
addressing the key issues confronting transformational IT leaders as they
leverage new technologies to drive business growth in rapidly evolving

The opening keynote will be delivered by Woody Spring, a retired NASA
astronaut, army colonel, innovation intelligence expert, and current Professor
of Systems Engineering at Defense Acquisition University, who will share his
inspirational experience as a leader.

Additional world-class speakers will include:

  oColin Black, CIO, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
  oScott Cadwalader, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Diligent Partners, LLC
  oBob Concannon, Senior Client Partner, Korn/Ferry International
  oSean Doherty, VP Technical Strategy and Operations, Symantec
  oHayes Drumwright, Founder & CEO, Trace3 
  oTom Fisher, SVP & Global Commercial CIO, Oracle
  oJim Haskin, CIO Advisor
  oTony Leng, Managing Director & CIO Practice Leader, Diversified Search
  oAbe Lietz, CIO, Jenny Craig
  oDonie Lochan, EVP, LPL Financial
  oSteve Phillpott, CIO, HGST, a Western Digital Company
  oJeanette Sanchez, SVP, IT, AMN Healthcare
  oFrank Slootman, President and CEO, ServiceNow
  oTim Stanley, SVP – Cloud Strategy and CXO Advisors, Salesforce.com

"When you assemble a large group of exceptionally brilliant and truly
innovative thought leaders, amazing ideas are surfaced, discussed and
examined. This summit is a highly valuable event for all CIO/IT leaders in the
San Diego area," says Steve Phillpott, CIO of HGST and Program Chair of SIM
San Diego.

The 2013 San Diego CIO Executive Leadership Summit is complimentary to
qualified senior IT leaders. To register for this valuable one-day event and
to view a complete list of HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Events,
please visit the HMG Strategy website at www.hmgstrategy.com.

Sponsors of the San Diego CIO Summit include ServiceNow, Symantec, CA
Technologies, TIBCO, Code 42, Okta, Trace3, Accuvant and QlikView. Strategic
Partners include Egon Zehnder International, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn/Ferry
International, Russell Reynolds Associates and Spencer Stuart. Associate
Partners include Diligent Partners and Diversified Search.

"We are building the strongest CIO community on the planet," says Mr. Muller.
"We deliver world-class value for the IT industry through our
thought-leadership, proprietary research, International Advisory Board and
executive leadership series."

About HMG Strategy

HMG Strategy, LLC  is the fastest growing provider of innovative IT
leadership, management and technology support by focusing on the 360-degree
needs of the CIO/IT Leader. HMG conferences, research, and services raise
thought leadership, knowledge sharing and networking to the highest level.
Participants gain the latest insights and best practices for driving increased
business value through the use of information technology. Partnerships with
the world's leading executive search firms provide invaluable insights into
the changing role of the CIO. HMG Strategy provides access to an international
network of more than 60,000 global CIO/Senior IT executives, industry experts,
and world class thought leaders. HMG summits offer CIOs an opportunity to
network with peers and sponsors the opportunity to build relationships with
these CIOs and top IT decision makers in an environment inspired by
leadership, innovation, and transformation. For more information about HMG
Strategy and its unique portfolio of IT leadership resources, visit
www.hmgstrategy.com or contact Cathy Fell at 203-221-2702 or via e-mail at

About SIM San Diego

Since 1968, SIM has inspired the minds of the most prestigious IT leaders in
the industry. Highly regarded as the premier national network for IT
leadership, SIM is a community of thought leaders who share experiences and
rich intellectual capital, and who explore future IT direction for the benefit
of its members and their communities.

SIM San Diego is an association of the IT community at large, including senior
IT executives, prominent academicians, and other IT thought leaders, who share
and enhance their industry knowledge for the benefits of its members and their
organizations, who build industry brand awareness and contribute to the growth
of the IT community to attract and retain top talent in San Diego. To learn
more go to www.simnet.org/sandiego.


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