National IT Leadership Symposium

Where Industry Leaders Meet to Shape the Future

The IT Leadership Symposium has been a huge success in past years, but due to scheduling conflicts, we will not be hosting the Symposium in 2016. If you would like to attend the National Security Leaders Symposium that will be hosted October 23-25, 2016 in Naples, FL at The Ritz-Carlton, Beach Resort, visit our website for details and to register.

2015 National IT Leadership Symposium – “Leadership for the Future”

The 4th annual National IT Leadership Symposium was held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Naples, Florida, on Sunday May 31, 2015 through Tuesday June 2, 2015. A “must attend” program as echoed from last year’s attendees, the 2015 Symposium focused on the impact of great leadership on the business and its stakeholders. Read the Recap

As the premier program for senior technology executives, the multi-day IT Leadership Symposium provides a high level of engagement and interaction with many of the industry’s top executives from across the country.

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“The IT Leadership Symposium is definitely a must attend for all CIO’s and IT leaders to hear from some of the seasoned thought leaders in the field. It is also a great opportunity to share some of your expertise and to gain some insight into proven strategies that you can leverage for your own organization.”Ravi Rajaratnam, Vice President of Business Technology Services, Bridgepoint Education

“Executive Alliance brings together CIOs from many of the leading companies and facilitates communication and collaboration between them. This interaction changes the way we look at emerging technologies and trends and helps us position ourselves for success.” John Vander Wagen, CIO, Rybovich

2015 Monday Keynote - “Technology and Baseball – Keeping Pace with the Future”

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Brian Shield

Vice President

Boston Red Sox

Changes in the field of technology are accelerating at a dizzying pace. Emerging technology, data ubiquity, and near real-time means of consuming and communicating information are our new realities. While baseball cherishes those aspects of the sport that have made it America’s favorite pastime, there is a transformation going on within MLB to leverage changes in technology to create a more compelling experience for fans while running more effective businesses. Brian Shield, VP of the Boston Red Sox will share their plans for digitally supporting fans, leveraging data to support business and baseball and key IT tenants to make this vision a success.

2015 Tuesday Keynote – “How Strategic CIOs Provide Transformation Leadership in the Digital Age”

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Phil Weinzimer

Author of The Strategic CIO: Changing the Dynamics of the Business Enterprise and Getting it Right: Creating Customer Value for Market Leadership

There is no better time to be a CIO. You have the perfect opportunity to help your C-suite colleagues leverage information and technology to improve the competitive advantage for your company. Are you ready for the challenge? Do you have the trust of your business colleagues to engage in a strategy discussion? Does your IT organization have the business skills needed to succeed? This highly interactive session will explore how strategic CIOs transformed their IT organization into a strategic asset.

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A National Community of IT Executives

Since 2003, Executive Alliance has focused on creating a national network of IT executives across the U.S. through its portfolio of invitation-only regional summits, national symposiums, executive roundtables, and custom dinner programs. These programs are attended by the most senior level technology executives who offer access and insight into the organizations of Fortune 500/1000, government, and higher education. Executive Alliance’s flagship programs include the regional one-day Security Leaders Summits and the multi-day National Security Leaders Symposium, the multi-day National IT Leadership Symposium and the multi-day National Women in Technology Women's Legacy Summit


Leadership Books Published by Executive Alliance

7062015 Symposium Data Center Insights
With contributions from technology leaders with data center responsibilities, this book provides the reader insights into thinking on next generation skills needed, discussions with senior ... Find out moreIT Security Leaders
7042015 Symposium CIO Leadership Insights
CIO Leadership Insights is the work of veteran CIOs from across a range of industries and company sizes. Throughout each of the chapters in the ... Find out moreIT Security Leaders
2102015 Symposium New Sheriff in Town
Over 150 years ago, securing and taming the West and becoming stewards of the wide open spaces spurred the imagination of settlers as the U.S. ... Find out moreIT Security Leaders
272015 Symposium SECURE – Insights from the People Who Keep Information Safe
From across different industries both practitioners and IT providers share their views on a variety of topics, such as the acceleration of change within the ... Find out moreIT Security Leaders
Guest Feedback

Executive Alliance brings together CIOs from many of the leading companies and facilitates communication and collaboration between them. This interaction changes the way we look...

John Vander Wagen, CIO, Rybovich

The 2015 IT Leadership Symposium was reminiscent of the early days in very positive ways: intimate, high level, room for frank conversation, good balance of...

Frank J Sirianni, Ph D, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Fordham University

I believe that this is the one of the best events for IT leaders and CIOs going. The themes and topics, which are relevant to...

Ed Anderson, Global CIO, World Vision International

The Executive Alliance does an excellent job of bringing IT leaders together to discuss topics that are top of mind. Their conferences provide a...

Will Alexander, Vice President of IS, Special Projects, Supply Chain, RaceTrac Petroleum