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The CIO as CEO of Technology: The Courage to Lead in the Future Enterprise
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5th annual CIO Summit in partnership with HMG.

When: 11/3/2016
From 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Where: Rancho Bernardo Inn
17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive
San Diego, California  92128
United States
Contact: SIM San Diego Board

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7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:00 AM - 8:20 AM

Welcome and Introduction

Abe Lietz, CIO & VP, Customer Service Operations,Curves & Jenny Craig and President, SIM San Diego

Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy, LLC

8:20 AM - 9:00 AM

EXECUTIVE BRIEFING:People Before Things - Always!

ChrisLaping,Co-Founder & CEO,People Before Things, LLC

Gallup reports that 70% of all change initiatives fail. Why do some organizations succeed at delivering change while others don’t? Quite simply, their leaders put people before things. Using concepts from his debut book, in this talk Chris helps audiences visualize how they can become CHANGE leaders.

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners

9:30 AM - 10:10 AM


10:10 AM - 10:30 AM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners

10:30 AM - 11:10 AM

EXECUTIVE PANEL:The Challenge of Enterprise Security Today and Into the Future


TedCrosson,Head of IT/CIO,Genoptix, A Novartis Company

GaryHayslip,Deputy Director, CISO,City of San Diego

Jana Monroe, VP Global Security and Enterprise Risk Management, Herbalife

Moderator:JohnIannarelli,Former Senior Executive Advisor,FBI

Emerging and significant security concerns threaten the enterprise daily and are becoming more complex as you broaden the scope from internal, to supply chain, and out to the customer. Today's CISOs are expected not only to drive efficiency, transparency and strengthen information and network security, but also to implement the best technologies and practices to establish and maintain relationships with their customers. How can CISOs balance the demand for immediate, transparent access to information while maintaining security and privacy?

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

EXECUTIVE PANEL:Strategic Leadership in a World of Accelerated Change

ScottCadwalader,Co-Founder & Managing Partner,Diligent Partners, LLC

Senior Client Partner, CIO/IT Officers Practice,Korn Ferry

TonyLeng,Managing Director and CIO Practice Leader,Diversified Search

Moderator:Hunter Muller,President and CEO, HMG Strategy, LLC

Accelerated change in today’s markets requires a new range of performance from today’s CIO – including taking a starring role in the C-suite, becoming more customer-focused, adapting to new environments and leading innovation to create value by leveraging technologies in the new IT ecosystem model of this decade.In addition, recruiting, development and retention in the war for talent can be a huge challenge in today’s economic environment, particularly for global organizations.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

SIM San DiegoNews and Scholarship Awards

Karen Gibson,VP Information Systems,Quidel and VP SIM San Diego

BobCohen,Managing Partner & Program Management Practice Lead,Tridea Partners and Academic Liaison SIM San Diego

1:20 PM - 2:00 PM

EXECUTIVE KEYNOTE:Info-Tech Research Group

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners

2:30 PM - 3:10 PM

EXECUTIVE PANEL:Harnessing Start-up Innovation in the Enterprise

Enterprises today need to embrace new ways of doing business to reimagine themselves in an increasingly technology-driven world. They are becoming “digital businesses,” using new technology to provide customers with better products and services. To do this, many enterprises are leveraging small entrepreneurial companies to bring technology innovation to their organizations to disrupt existing markets and penetrate new ones.

3:10 PM - 3:50 PM

EXECUTIVE PANEL:Identifying Future Trends That Will Impact the Enterprise

TBD:Nth Generation

Additional panelists currently being confirmed.

Moderator:Geoff Odell, CEO at Trusted-HIT

Innovation in enterprise IT is accelerating, driven by massive platform and technology shifts.Learning what future trends are on the horizon and their potential to change productivity and drive value is critical to any IT leader.

This panel of senior executives will share discussion around emerging trends, technologies, and the companies they are placing their bets on.

3:50 PM - 4:10 PM

Coffee Break, Networking and Meet Our Partners

4:10 PM - 4:50 PM

EXECUTIVE PANEL:Re-imagining the IT Function for the Next Era of the Digital Age

Steve Phillpott, CIO, Western Digital Corporation

Additional panelists being confirmed.

Moderator:DrewMartin,President ,Silicon Beach Advisors, Inc.

Truly successful IT leaders are advancing the traditional CIO role by stepping up with bold, game-changing strategies for growing the business, creating value, dominating markets, and delivering innovation to a new generation of empowered and demanding customers. They are taking broader and more proactive roles in enterprise-level operational functions and shared services, forming business strategy and leading execution, and winning an increasing number of Board of Director seats.

This panel of IT executives will share their leadership, innovation and transformation strategies that have earned them recognition among the most successful IT leaders of today – and take a look ahead at the IT function for the next era of the digital age.

4:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Closing CommentsandRaffle Prize Drawings

Hunter Muller, President and CEO, HMG Strategy, LLC

Yasmin Shah, Marketing Chair & Co-Founder

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Executive Networking Reception


Conference Chairs

Colin Black
Colin Black

Hunter Muller
Hunter Muller
President & CEO
HMG Strategy, LLC

Steve Phillpott
Steve Phillpott
Western Digital Corporation

Jeanette Sanchez
Jeanette Sanchez
AMN Healthcare

Tim Stanley
Tim Stanley
President, CXO & Founder

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