March 18, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit delivered a crystal clear message: CIO leadership is absolutely essential for success in highly competitive modern markets.
"In today's technology-driven economy, the role of the CIO is more important than ever before," said
, President and CEO of HMG Strategy, LLC. "The
summit demonstrated the crucial value delivered by transformational CIO leadership in the modern enterprise."
CIOs and senior IT executives from across the Southwest attended the invitation-only summit, held
at the Ritz Carlton in
. Keynote speakers and keynote panelists included:
- Vishwa Hassan, Director, IT Labs - Strategy, Architecture and Innovation, Intel Corporation
- John Iannarelli, FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge
- Nathan Johnson, SVP & CIO, Ports America
- Deanna Wise, EVP & CIO, Dignity Health
- Tony Zingale, Chairman and CEO, Jive Software
Additional speakers and panelists included
, Senior Client Partner and Managing Director, DHR International;
, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Diligent Partners, LLC;
, VP, IT, Corporate Services Group, Avnet;
, CTO, Infusionsoft;
, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles;
, SVP & CIO, Republic Services, Inc.; Jonathan Harber, CIO, Arizona Service Area, Dignity Health;
, SVP & CIO, ON Semiconductor;
, Managing Director and CIO Practice Leader, Diversified Search;
, CIO, Sonora Quest Laboratories;
, CIO, Amylin Pharmaceuticals;
, VP & CIO, Swift Transportation;
, CIO Practice Leader, Russell Reynolds Associates;
, Enterprise Architect, Intel Corporation;
, President, Palladium IT Advisors;
, CIO, Kantar Health; and
, Director of IT, Kitchell Corporation.
The summit was produced by HMG Strategy, a leading global provider of innovative IT leadership, management and technology support, in association with the Arizona Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM). Sponsor Partners of the summit included Jive, Code 42 Software, Okta, ServiceNow and QlikView. Associate Partners included DHR International, Diversified Search and Fulcrum Associates. Strategic Partners included Egon Zehnder International, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn/Ferry International, Russell Reynolds Associates and
. John Wiley & Sons is the firm's global media partner.
"We are building the strongest CIO community on the planet," said Mr. Muller. "We deliver world-class value for the IT industry through our thought-leadership, proprietary research, International Advisory Board and executive leadership series."