Robert Dixon, SVP & Global CIO PepsiCo“The CIO Executive Summit is the most relevant and timely conference I attend. CIOs not attending miss a real opportunity to grow as leaders for their organizations.
Randy Sloan, CIO & VP, Technology Southwest Airlines Co.“As CIO, there are a variety of people who call you and ask for your time. The CIO Executive Summit is the only event I chose to be involved with, because of the people who are involved and the value it delivers.
Wes Hargrove, VP & CIO 7-Eleven“The CIO Executive Summit continues to be the top event to deliver collaboration, networking, idea sharing and open feedback on pertinent topics.
Tom Soderstrom, Chief Tech. and Innovation Officer, Office of the CIO NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory“The CDO Executive Summit does a great job combining data and analytics executives with selected industry expert providers in the data field. These ingredients create a rich, innovative environment.
Wes Hargrove, SVP & CIO 7-Eleven“I don’t think I’ve ever seen a community of executives more willing to participate and share than at the CDO Executive Summit.
Lisa Schlosser, CTO Thomson Reuters“By taking on an industry-agnostic topic, the conference empowers local leaders with best practices and tools to make a relevant impact on their businesses.
David Tehle, EVP & CFO Dollar General Corporation“Excellent format with top-notch speakers and panelists sharing their wisdom on relevant topics for today’s CFO.
Mark A. McCollum, EVP & CFO Halliburton“The CFO Executive Summit provides a timely, concise update on issues and trends that were relevant to me, as well as an excellent forum to network with my fellow finance officers.
Deb Craven, SVP & CFO Purolator Inc.“The CFO Executive Summit is time very well spent on issues that are current and relevant. The value is amplified by open and engaging discussions – with speakers as well as with fellow Summit attendees.
Colin Anderson, VP & CISO Safeway, Inc.“If people are the new perimeter for organizations it is events such as this that arm security leaders with the information needed to educate our employees.
James Beeson, CISO GE Capital – Commercial Finance“The CISO Executive Summit is a fabulous event that provides an excellent opportunity to build strong relationships with your peers. The time spent was a good investment given the insights and best practices I took from the event.
Marc Varner, CISO McDonald's Corporation“I greatly appreciate the network that is formed at these events and the information that is shared in an honest and cooperative manner.
Keith Jackson, VP, Human Resources AT&T Mobility & Consumer Markets“What a way to spend a day! The time spent with my HR peers at the HR Leadership Summit will pay dividends for years to come.
Bill Ennis, SVP, Human Resources Academy Sports & Outdoors, Ltd.“There isn't another conference that allows the attendees to set the agenda. Powerful attendees, powerful ideas, powerful takeaways.
William Kane, SVP & GM of HR & General Affairs Sumitomo Corporation of America“The HR Leadership Summit is the only interactive forum where HR executives share leading-edge insight on self-selected topics of interest.
Jerry Colangelo, Chairman USA Basketball“Imagine what we can achieve for our industry if we work together, collaborate and share best practices across sports. Our exclusive, peer-driven summits bring together the top leaders of sports to share ideas on how to improve franchise performance and ultimately make the world a better place through our love of sports.
Bill Polian, Former Vice Chairman & President Indianapolis Colts“This meeting is about the future of sports and the future of our business. Listening and learning from the best of the best is invigorating and thought provoking. Collectively we can make such a difference as we help one another improve performance and ultimately move the sports industry forward.
Jamey Rootes, President Houston Texans“This conference was a great chance to network with other team leaders from across the globe and share best practices. I left with a fresh perspective and some great ideas to help take our organization to a new level. Thanks for creating this opportunity for our industry.
General Colin Powell
Members of our National Leadership Board include: (From left) Cheryl Smith, Former CIO, McKesson Corporation; Gary Masada, Former IT President & CIO, Chevron Corporation; Julia Davis, SVP & CIO, Aflac; Anup Sharma, Global CIO, GE Oil & Gas; Ramón Baez, SVP & Global CIO, Hewlett-Packard Company; and John Marcante, CIO, Vanguard
Our faculty members are top academic professors from Harvard University, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and Michigan Ross School
The Professional Development Academy is a collaborative initiative with leadership guidance and content provided by General Colin Powell, Fortune 1000 CEOs and CIOs and top professors from the world's most prestigious universities. The program offers a comprehensive, scalable and cost-effective collaborative learning program for developing and maximizing the most important leadership capabilities and skills which will enable first- and mid-level IT managers to be more effective in their roles.