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Inspiring Employees and Fostering a Culture of Trust Will Propel the Discussion at the 2022 Toronto CIO Executive Leadership Summit on June 1

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This superior in-person event will also feature a special presentation by eminent author don tapscott on the ‘trivergence’ of AI, blockchain and the Internet of Things and its impact on innovation

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WESTPORT, Conn., May 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HMG Strategy, the World’s #1 digital platform for enabling technology executives to reimagine the enterprise and reshape the business world, is excited to be hosting its 2022 Toronto CIO Executive Leadership Summit on June 1. HMG Strategy’s highly interactive events bring together the world’s most distinguished and innovative business technology and security leaders to discuss the most pressing leadership, innovation, strategic, cultural, technology and career challenges and opportunities that they face today – and into the future.

This highly engaging in-person event, which will take place at the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, ON, will bring together the foremost technology executives and industry experts from the Greater Toronto area who will share the bold and authentic leadership approaches they’ve taken to help inspire employees, foster a culture of trust and move the business forward. This event will also include a special presentation by
critically acclaimed author
don tapscottwho will share how the ‘trivergence’ of AI, blockchain and the Internet of Things is transforming everything from financial services to global supply chains.

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Macro-economic megatrends such as rising interest rates, supply-chain challenges, the War in Ukraine, the Great Resignation and the global energy crisis are having a dramatic impact on strategic planning by members of the senior leadership team,” said Hunter Muller, President and CEO at HMG Strategy. “This has created an incredible opportunity for technology executives to lead boldly and authentically across the C-suite, through the line-of-business and into the boardroom to help enable the enterprise to achieve its goals.”

World-class technology executives and industry leaders speaking at the 2022 Toronto CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include:

  • mike andersonChief Digital and Information Officer, Netskope
  • Renée ArringtonPresident, COO & Director, Pearson Partners International, Inc.
  • Brian ChanCxO Advisory Leader, BlueQuartz Group
  • Roman CobaVP Technology and CIO, Federated Co-operatives Ltd.
  • Stephen M.R. CoveyGlobal Authority on Trust, Leadership and Culture, The FranklinCovey Global Speed ​​of Trust Practice
  • Ben DraperManaging Director, CloudFusion Consulting Inc.
  • Wayne HongCIO, Fundserv
  • Kyouko KobayashiManaging Partner, CIOs Beyond Borders Group
  • Kin Lee YowCIO, CAA Club Group
  • Carolyn LevyGroup President, Randstad Technologies Group, Randstad Canada
  • Peyman ParsiCTO, Blanc Labs
  • Yasemin SezerExecutive Director, CAPCO
  • jamal shahManaging Partner, Causal Effects, Inc.
  • don tapscottCo-Founder & Executive Chairman, Blockchain Research Institute

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Valued Partners for the 2022 Toronto CIO Executive Leadership Summit include 8×8, Akamai, Automation Anywhere, BetterCloud, the CIO Association of Canada, Darktrace, Fortinet, Globant, Moveworks, Netskope, Nutanix, OpenText, OutSystems, Palo Alto Networks, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, SentinelOne, SIM Toronto, Strata, Tonkean, Upwork, Zoom, and Zscaler.

To learn more about the 2022 Toronto CIO Executive Leadership Summit and to register for the event, click here.

HMG Strategy will also be hosting its 2022 Financial Services CIO Executive Leadership Summit on June 9 at The Harvard Club in New York. This custom in-person event will bring together the elite global technology leaders and industry experts in the financial services industry who will share effective strategies for winning the global war for talent in financial services. The summit will also include a tabletop exercise for all attendees to brainstorm on leadership strategies that are working now and are being considered going forward.

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Prominent technology leaders and industry experts speaking at the 2022 Financial Services CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include:

  • Marianne BachynskyCIO-Investments, AIG
  • Susan CertomaBoard Director/Executive Leader/Strategic Advisor, Point2Point
  • Cindy FinkelmanStrategic Advisor, Mantissa Group LLC
  • Hugo FuegleinManaging Director, CIO/IT Practice, Diversified Search
  • girish jainVP of Enterprise QA and Architecture, Cenlar FSB
  • Herb HoffmannVP IT, Loews Corp.
  • Sandeep MangarajBanking Industry Executive, Digital Transformation, Microsoft
  • Natalie MyshkinaHead of Financial Services Industry, Adobe
  • Stephen SpagnuoloVP Digital Security & Risk, Mercuri Urval
  • Michael ZangaManaging Director, Global Head of Technology, Cyber, Data and Change Risk, Barclays

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Valued Partners for the 2022 Financial Services CIO Executive Leadership Summit include 8×8, Adobe, Akamai, BetterCloud, Darktrace, Fortinet, Genesys Works, Globant, Nutanix, OutSystems, Palo Alto Networks, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, Spectrum Enterprise, Tonkean, Upwork , Zoom, and Zscaler.

To learn more about the 2022 Financial Services CIO Executive Leadership Summit and to register for the event, click here.


HMG Strategy will be hosting a webinar on May 25th at 11 am ET entitled ‘Accelerate Time to Value with a Modern Data Integration Approach.’ The discussion will focus on fresh opportunities for leveraging data for business value along with key trends that are shaping the data integration market.

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Featured speakers for the event are Daniel Howard of Bloor Research and Saurabh Dutta of Impetus Technologies. The webinar will be moderated by Tom HoffmannVP of Research at HMG Strategy.

To learn more about the webinar and to register for the event, click here.

To learn about all of HMG Strategy’s Upcoming CIO & CISO Summits, click here.

About HMG Strategy

HMG Strategy is the world’s leading digital platform for connecting technology executives to reimagine the enterprise and reshape the business world. The HMG Strategy global network consists of more than 400,000 CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, CDOs, senior business technology executives, search industry executives, venture capitalists, industry experts and world-class thought leaders.

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HMG Strategy’s global media model generates more than one million impressions per week, providing vast opportunities for business technology leaders and sponsor partners to promote themselves and their brands.

HMG Strategy was founded in 2008 by Hunter Muller, a leadership expert who has worked side-by-side with Fortune 2000 executives with strategic planning and career ascent for the past 30+ years.

HMG Strategy’s regional and virtual CIO and CISO Executive Leadership Series, authored books and Digital Resource Center deliver unique, peer-driven guidance from CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, CDOs and technology executives on leadership, innovation, transformation and career ascent.

HMG Strategy offers a range of peer-led research services such as its CIO & CISO Executive Leadership Alliance (CELA) program which bring together the world’s top CIOs, CISOs and technology executives to brainstorm on the top opportunities and challenges facing them in their roles.

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HMG Strategy’s Global Peer Actionable Insights Services Stack is a unique set of research services that are designed to keep business technology executives up to speed on the latest leadership, business, technology and global geo-economic trends that are impacting businesses and industries.

HMG Ventures is a venture capital unit that’s designed to connect CIOs, CTOs, CISOs and other technology executives with innovative early-stage technology companies from Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv. HMG Ventures provides technology executives with a window into hot emerging technology companies that can help move the needle for their businesses while also offering these executives unparalleled personal investment opportunities. One early-stage investment in an enterprise-level AI-powered service management provider has generated a 100X return.

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HMG Strategy also produces the HMG Security Innovation Accelerator Panel, a new webinar series that’s designed to connect enterprise technology and security leaders with the most innovative technology and cybersecurity companies from across the world.

To learn more about the 7 Pillars of Trust for HMG Strategy’s unique business model, click here.

Contact: Tom Hoffman, VP, Research, HMG Strategy: 203-221-2702 or at

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