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HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Summit at Harvard Club Focuses on Transformational Leadership, Extreme Innovation and Emerging Technologies
Feb 11, 2010 (04:02 PM EST)

WESTPORT, Conn., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 top executives and senior managers from the IT industry attended The CIO Summit of America held Monday at the Harvard Club in New York City. The unique event, produced by HMG Strategy, LLC of Westport, Conn., provided a high-level venue for sharing critical knowledge, exploring new strategies and creating new revenue streams through innovative use of information technology.

Transformational leadership was a key theme of the summit, which included breakout sessions on building strong relationships across the C-suite, innovating in tough times, identifying breakthrough emerging technologies and developing enterprise social media strategy.

Keynote speakers included Ramon Baez, VP of Information Technology Services and CIO, Kimberly-Clark Corp.; Brian Lurie, VP Information Technology, Stryker Orthopaedics; Susan Watson, VP Radical Simplification and Process-Led Integration, Enterprise on Demand Transformation, IBM; and Ron Binkauskas, VP and GM, North America, Lexmark International Printing Solutions and Services Division. Special briefings were delivered by Dr. Howard Rubin, Rubin Worldwide, Gartner Advisor, MIT, CISR Assoc.

"We were delighted by the overwhelmingly positive response to this summit and we look forward to another year of high-level events designed expressly for transformational executives and innovative leaders," said Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy.

HMG Strategy produces a series of compelling CIO leadership events aimed at bringing together world-class IT leaders with C-level executives to discuss business transformation and the evolution of the CIO from technology chief to transformational business leader.

HMG Strategy events are sponsored by leading global organizations including IBM, Lexmark, ATT, Dell, Salesforce, CA, Polycom, Compuware, Red Hat, SAS, McAfee and Verizon Business.  Strategic partners include Egon Zehnder International, Heidrick & Struggles; Korn/Ferry International; Russell Reynolds Associates and Spencer Stuart.

Upcoming events produced by HMG Strategy include:  

San Francisco –  CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable –  Feb. 16, 2010

Houston – CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable – March 3, 2010

Boston – CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable – March 18, 2010

Chicago – CIO Executive Leadership Summit – May 20, 2010

Toronto – CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable – June 2, 2010

Atlanta – CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable – June 15, 2010  

New York – CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable – July 13, 2010

Boston – CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable – Sept. 9, 2010

Dallas – CIO Executive Leadership Summit – Sept. 13, 2010

Memphis – Strategy Series for Executives – Sept. 23, 2010

Fairfield/Westchester – CIO Executive Leadership Summit – Oct. 26, 2010

Los Angeles – CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable – Nov. 4, 2010

Phoenix – CIO Executive Leadership  Roundtable – Nov. 16, 2010

Chicago – CIO Executive Leadership Roundtable – Dec. 3, 2010

HMG Strategy, Westport, CT, provides innovative leadership, management and technology thought leadership to CIO/Senior IT executives. Through our CIO Executive Leadership Series, we provide CIOs/Senior IT leaders the opportunity to share knowledge, best practices and access world-class thought leadership from peers and industry leaders. Our thought leadership network interconnects you with the leading business and technology professionals that guide CIO/Senior IT executives with their strategic, operational and career management needs.  For more information about the CIO Executive Leadership Series and HMG Strategy go to