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2013 Dallas CIO Executive Leadership Summit: Faster Markets And New Technologies Put Pressure On IT To Deliver Value To The Business

DALLAS, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The rapid proliferation of new technologies such as cloud, social, mobile and big data has put new pressure on IT to deliver value to markets and lead business growth in today's highly dynamic global economy. CIO leadership and tight alignment of IT with business strategy are critical to success in modern competitive markets.

Those were among the key messages delivered at the 2013 Dallas CIO Executive Leadership Summit, an invitation-only event for top-tier IT industry leaders. The summit was produced by HMG Strategy, LLC, a leading global provider of innovative IT leadership, management and technology support.  

"When technology is core to successful business strategy, the relationship between the CIO and the C-suite is absolutely critical," said Hunter Muller, President and CEO of HMG Strategy. "The CIO's role as transformational leader and indispensable business partner is a key driver of growth and value in modern markets."

CIOs and senior IT executives from numerous market-leading organizations attended the summit, held April 3 rd at the Westin Galleria Dallas. Keynote speakers and panelists included:
  • Robert Dixon, SVP & Global CIO, PepsiCo, Inc.
  • Wes Hargrove, SVP & CIO, 7-Eleven Inc.
  • Peter High, Founder & President, Metis Strategy, LLC
  • Chris McGugan, VP& GM, Emerging Products & Technology, Avaya
  • Frank Slootman, President and CEO, ServiceNow
  • Kimberly Stevenson, VP & CIO, Intel Corporation

Mr. Dixon also received the annual Transformational CIO Leadership Award, which honors top performing Chief Information/Innovation/Technology Officers who have excelled in Leadership, Innovation, Transformation, Industry Give-Back, Management of Extreme Growth and Legacy Leadership. The awards are based on extensive in-depth research conducted over the course of numerous meetings, interviews and conversations with Hunter Muller and the HMG Strategy team.

Additional speakers and panelists included Brian Bonner, VP & CIO, Texas Instruments; Jamey Cummings, Principal - Aerospace, Defense & Aviation Practice, Korn/Ferry International; Michael Dunn, VP & CIO, SuperMedia LLC; Larry Freed, CIO, Overhead Door Corporation; Kay Fuhrman, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles; Tammy Gilbert, VP IT& CIO, Trinity Industries; Mike Jackson, CIO, Celanese; Steven Kendrick, President, KER Partners, LLC; Stephen King, CEO, Dave & Buster's; Steve Love, President & CEO, DFW Hospital Council; Israel Martinez, Senior Managing Partner & President, Axon Global Services; Edward Marx, SVP & CIO, Texas Health Resources; Governor Scott McCallum, President & CEO, Aidmatrix; Steve Mills, CIO, Rackspace® Hosting; Jack Mueller, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Timmaron Capital Advisors; Chris Patrick, Senior Partner and Global CIO Practice Leader, Egon Zehnder International, Inc.; Chad Pinson, Managing Director, Stroz Friedberg, LLC; Ed Robben, SVP & CIO, Fossil; Jake Sagehorn, Managing Director, Strategic Consulting & Analytics, Inc.; and Annika Tycer, Executive Director, Russell Reynolds Associates.

Sponsor Partners of the summit included Avaya, ServiceNow, Rackspace®, BravoTECH, Canon, Code 42, CommVault, Mindtree, Okta, Tibco, Time Warner Cable Business Class and xMatters. Associate Partners included AidMatrix, Farr Systems and nPower. The Association Partner was the Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM).

Strategic Partners included Egon Zehnder International, Heidrick & Struggles, Korn/Ferry International, Russell Reynolds Associates and Spencer Stuart. 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."

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