HMG Strategy Presents The 2014 CIO Summit of America - A Gathering of Global Executives in New York City

 HMG Strategy Presents The 2014 CIO Summit of America - A Gathering of Global
                         Executives in New York City

Top IT Leaders from ADP, Avon, GE, IBM, Johnson & Johnson and Verizon Join
More Than 35 Speakers to Address the "Big Shift" into the Global Digital

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --HMG Strategy, the leading producer of
CIO Executive Leadership Summits in North America, in partnership with the NY
Metro Chapter of the Society for Information Management, will host the
renowned CIO Summit of America on January 28, 2014 at The Harvard Club of New
York City.

Described as "the industry's most openly effective and dynamic peer-to-peer
networking event," the annual summit will focus on the timely theme of
Breakthrough Innovation: Game-Changing Leadership Strategies and Business
Models for Market Advantage.

"The timing of this summit is ideal, as we have entered a new phase in the IT
industry," said Hunter Muller, President and CEO, of HMG Strategy. "I call it
'The Big Shift' because it represents an enormous change in the way technology
drives real business value in our interconnected digital economy. With this in
mind, we have gathered the most influential, forward-thinking and successful
IT leaders to share their knowledge, experience and wisdom."

Industry luminary speakers include Roger Gurnani, EVP & CIO of Verizon, who
will deliver the opening keynote; as well as Michael Capone, CIO & CVP Product
Development, ADP; Donagh Herlihy, SVP eCommerce & CIO, Avon Products, Inc.;
Jeanette Horan, VP & CIO, IBM; Stuart McGuigan, CIO, Johnson & Johnson; and
Jamie Miller, SVP & CIO, GE, all who will participate in a closing "Super CIO
Panel" on the Future Role of the CIO.

The full-day summit also includes keynotes by LindaBan, Global C-suite Study
Program Director at IBM; Eric McNulty, Director of Research at Harvard's
National Preparedness Leadership Initiative; Dave Wright, Chief Strategy
Officer at ServiceNow; as well as an Executive Briefing on the New York City
Economic Development Strategy by Robert Walsh, former Commissioner of the NYC
Department of Small Business Services. A highlight of the summit will be the
lunchtime presentation of the HMG Strategy 2014 Transformational CIO Awards.

Sponsor partners include major organizations such as IBM, ServiceNow,
AppDynamics, BCS, CAI, Chateaux Software, CloudVelocity, Crisply, Icreon,
Informatica, Netuitive, Okta, and xMatters. Our strategic partners include
Egon Zehnder International, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Russell Reynolds
Associates, and Spencer Stuart. "We have a truly unique set of partnerships
that genuinely differentiates us from the competition," said Muller.

"The rapid adoption of newer technologies such as social, mobile, analytics
and cloud makes this an extremely exciting and important period of time for
CIOs and IT leaders," said Muller. "To be successful, they need to acquire
relevant and timely leadership, innovation and transformation knowledge and
skills to make the best decisions to drive real business value across the
enterprise. There is no better way to do this than to attend the CIO Summit of

For more details and to register, please go to under
'Upcoming Events.'

About HMG Strategy

HMG Strategy is a leading global provider of innovative IT leadership,
management and technology support to CIO/Senior IT executives by focusing on
the 360-degree needs of the CIO/IT Leader. Our events and services raise
thought leadership, knowledge sharing and networking to the highest level. HMG
Strategy provides access to an international network of more than 60,000
CIO/Senior IT executives, industry experts and world-class thought leaders.
For more information about HMG Strategy and its unique portfolio of CIO/IT
leadership resources, visit or contact Hunter Muller at
203-221-2702 or via e-mail at


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