HMG Strategy Honors the Top Technology Executives to Watch in 2019

WESTPORT, Conn., Feb. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HMG Strategy, the world’s largest independent and most trusted provider of executive networking events and thought leadership to support the 360-degree needs of technology leaders, proudly announces the recipients of its 2019 Technology Executives to Watch Awards.

Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy
Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy

These annual awards recognize world-class Chief Information Officers (CIOs), Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), Senior Technology Leaders, Venture Capitalists and Search Executives who have demonstrated consummate leadership in areas such as Innovation, Business Transformation, Courageous Leadership and Digital Disruption.

To learn more about the HMG Strategy 2019 Technology Executives to Watch Awards, click here.

We are living in unprecedented times where entire industries are being disrupted and companies are being knocked out of existence,” said Hunter Muller, HMG Strategy’s President & CEO. “Today, among others, we honor those technology leaders who have demonstrated courageous leadership in working closely with the CEO and the board of directors to identify and execute on new business strategies that are providing their organizations with a competitive edge.”

Below is a partial list of the 2019 Technology Executives to Watch Award winners (the complete list will be published as soon as all winners have been notified):

  • Yuri Aguiar, Director of Innovation and Transformation, The Ogilvy Group
  • Renee Arrington, Senior Vice President, Pearson Partners International
  • Ashwin Ballal, CIO, Medallia
  • Atish Banerjea, CIO, Facebook
  • Chris Bedi, CIO, ServiceNow
  • Karen Beebe, CIO, Vineyard Vines
  • David Blumberg, Managing Partner, Blumberg Capital
  • Bill Brown, SVP & CISO, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Andrew Campbell, CIO, Terex Corporation
  • Mamatha Chamarthi, SVP & CDO, ZF Group
  • Paul Chapman, CIO Box
  • Stephen Comstock, CIO, CBS Interactive
  • Tony Costa, SVP & CIO, Bumble Bee Foods
  • Tom Cullen, CIO, Juul
  • Julie Cullivan, SVP Business Operations and CIO, ForeScout
  • Dale Danilewitz, EVP & CIO, AmerisourceBergen
  • CJ Das, CIO, SimpleTire
  • David Davies, CIO, Hargreaves Lansdown
  • Kirsten Davies, SVP & CISO, Estee Lauder Companies
  • Nicole Eagan, CEO, Darktrace
  • Anil Earla, Chief Information and Digital Officer, Stealth.AI
  • Michelle Garvey, CIO and Deputy Chief Transformation Officer, J. Crew
  • Mary Gendron, SVP & CIO, Qualcomm
  • Mike Giresi, CIO & CDO, Aramark
  • Bernadette Gleason, VP, Business Information Security Officer, Citi
  • Stephen Gold, CTO & Chief Digital Operations Officer, Hudson’s Bay Company
  • Michael Golz, SVP & CIO, Americas, SAP America, Inc.
  • Ken Grady, Corporate VP & CIO, IDEXX Laboratories
  • Marc Hamer, Corporate VP, Customer Experience, Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer, Sealed Air Corporation
  • Jennifer Hartsock, VP & CIO, Baker Hughes
  • Kevin Haskew, SVP & CIO, ON Semiconductor
  • Emily Heath, VP & CISO, United Airlines
  • Linda Jojo, EVP, Technology & Chief Digital Officer, United Airlines
  • Sheila Jordan, CIO, Symantec
  • Tom Keiser, COO, Zendesk
  • Prakash Kota, CIO, Autodesk
  • Justin Lahullier, CIO, Delta Dental of New Jersey and Connecticut
  • Tony Leng, Managing Director, Practice Lead and OMP, Diversified Search
  • Sean Lennon, SVP, Chief Information & Digital Officer, Allergan plc
  • Ralph Loura, SVP, CIO, Lumentum
  • Rob Lux, EVP & CIO, Cenlar FSB
  • Andrew Macaulay, CTO, Topgolf
  • Quintin McGrath, Senior Managing Director, Technology Management & Enablement, Deloitte
  • William Miller, SVP & CIO, NetApp
  • Harry Moseley, CIO, Zoom
  • Vipul Nagrath, Global CIO, ADP
  • Shamla Naidoo, Global CISO, IBM
  • Vish Narendra, SVP & CIO, Graphic Packaging International
  • Adam Noble, SVP & CIO/Digital, GAF
  • Michael Palmer, CISO, National Football League
  • Rusty Patel, SVP & CIO, Tenneco
  • Edwina Payne, SVP & CIO, Avanos Medical
  • Wendy Pfeiffer, CIO, Nutanix
  • Steve Phillips, CIO, Alorica
  • Steve Phillpott, CIO, Western Digital Corporation
  • Mark Polansky, Senior Partner, Technology Officers Executive Search Practice, Korn Ferry
  • Phyllis Post, VP and CIO, Global Human Health IT, Merck
  • Anna Ransley, VP, Global Information Services, Heineken
  • John Repko, EVP & CIO, AIG
  • Dave Roberts, CIO, Radius Payment Solutions
  • Michael Salas, CIO & CDO, SUEZ in North America
  • Trevor Schulze, SVP & CIO, RingCentral
  • Brian Shield, VP, IT, Boston Red Sox
  • Janet Sherlock, CIO, Ralph Lauren Corporation
  • Raj Singh, CIO, DTE Energy
  • Pranab Sinha, CIO, MACOM
  • Kim Stevenson, Venture Partner, RIDGE-LANE Limited Partners
  • Cynthia Stoddard, SVP & CIO, Adobe
  • Scott Strickland, EVP & CIO, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
  • James Swanson, CIO and Head of Digital Transformation, Crop Science, Bayer
  • Mike Towers, CISO, Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • Ninish Ukkan, CTO, Green Dot Corporation
  • Milind Wagle, SVP & CIO, Equinix
  • Craig Walker, VP & CIO, Shell Downstream, Shell International Petroleum Company
  • Jedidiah Yueh, Founder and Executive Chairman, Delphix

Additional awards recipients for 2019 are in the process of being notified and confirmed.

To learn more about HMG Strategy and its diverse business services, click here.

About HMG Strategy

HMG Strategy is the world's largest independent and most trusted provider of executive networking events and thought leadership to support the 360-degree needs of technology leaders. Our regional CIO and CISO Executive Leadership Series, newsletters, authored books, and digital Resource Center deliver proprietary research on leadership, innovation, transformation, and career ascent.

The HMG Strategy global network consists of over 300,000 senior IT executives, industry experts and world-class thought leaders.

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