CIOsynergy’s directIT Event in Dallas Packs in the IT Crowd

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At CIOsynergy's event the Who’s Who of the Dallas IT community recently came together to discuss, debate, and challenge the direction of enterprise IT.

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This was my first time at a directIT event. I was impressed with the quantity and quality of attendees as well as the selection of vendors present. The keynote speech by Terry Jones was excellent...
- William Swislow, CIO & SVP of Products

CIOsynergy, a provider of thought leading conferences, today announced that the directIT Dallas event was a success, attracting Directors, VPs, Chief Architects, CTOs and CIOs that drive corporate innovation.

Attracting over 100 IT leaders, the event was held at the Hyatt Regency Reunion on Thursday, April 5th, 2012 and featured panel discussions and speeches by some of the world’s most respected IT leaders.

The CIO panel made up from four CIOs, who have demonstrated operational excellence within the organization they serve, explored the emerging trends in enterprise IT and their impact on greater efficiency and cost effectiveness. Participating in the panel were Edward Marx, CIO – Texas Health Resources; Steve Birgfeld, CIO – Hostess; Bob Verret, CIO – GreatWide Logistics; and Sharon Stufflebeme, CIO – RadioShack.

The panel was moderated by Scott Shuster, an onstage chairman of business and governmental events. For more than 15 years, Scott Shuster has been the chairman and discussion leader of highly respected C-Suite summits held by Business Week magazine.

The keynote speech was delivered by Terry Jones, founder of, chairman of, and former Chief Information Officer at American Airlines/Sabre. Terry Jones spoke from his vast, and performance driven track record of leading companies.

directIT Dallas was made possible through the support of sponsors that included Actifio, Actuate, Charter Communications, Ciber, CiRBA, Codefortytwo Software, CyrusOne, Enkitec, Equinix, HOBI International, InnerWireless, Interworks, Invincea, Pega Systems, Sepaton, Server Technology, Stonesoft, ViaWest, Visage, and Yorktel among others.

For more information about future events, please visit, or contact Araceli Delgado Project Coordinator at aracelid(at)ciosynergy(dot)com or 847.278.2213 ext 899.

About CIOsynergy
CIOsynergy provides a platform that brings together the thought leaders of IT through events that incorporate face-to-face meeting opportunities, panel discussions, think tanks and keynotes, and C-suite networking programs.

Previous events have attracted C-suite leaders from companies such as Wal-Mart, Salesforce, Home Depot, Bank of America, Forbes Media, Wells Fargo, Shell, Allstate, State Farm, Career Education Corp, Pepsi, Sara Lee, Kraft, BP, Loyola University, Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic, and Walgreens.

The company operations nationwide and has previously partnered with sponsors such as IBM, 3com, VMware, Unisys, Hitachi, Oracle, SunGard, Dell, Google, Amazon, and HTC among 100’s more.

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