Thursday, August 28, 2008

Global CIO Value Forum: Final Panelist Confirmed

Glomark-Governan has confirmed its final panelist for the Global CIO Value Forum 2008, an event designed to discuss best practices for measuring IT value and IT portfolio management, at the Columbus Hilton at Easton on October 2nd, 2008 in Columbus, Ohio. A list of the final panelists and keynote speaker is listed below:

Keynote Speaker and confirmed panelist:

Steven I. Cooper, former CIO of the Department of Homeland Security and the American Red Cross, Current Partner of Strativest, LLC.

Confirmed panelists include:

Zahid Afzal, EVP & CIO, Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

Kristen Blum, SVP & CIO, Abercrombie & Fitch Co.

Angelo Mazzocco,Chief Information Officer
, Progressive Medical, Inc.
Brad Perkins, Vice President of Platform Development, CheckFree Corporation, now part of Fiserv

Robert Richardson, Chief Information Officer, Worthington Industries, Inc.

Guru Vasudeva, Enterprise Chief Technology
Officer, Nationwide Insurance
Denise Zabawski, CIO and VP of Information Services
, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The forum, for senior IT executives and CIOs, is designed to discuss best practices for effectively identifying, assessing, and measuring the economic value of technology investments, a crucial element of every company’s IT portfolio management practice.

Glomark-Governan, in collaboration with the confirmed panelists, will discuss experiences and best practices for adopting a standardized technology/project selection and valuation process to consistently and objectively forecast and measure IT value.

The Global CIO Value Forum 2008 –the first of five forums to be conducted in multiple countries – is a “by invitation only” event. If you are a CIO or senior IT Manager and would like to attend, please contact Glomark-Governan at
For more information about the Global CIO Value Forum 2008, please visit, or contact the Glomark-Governan headquarters in Dublin, Ohio, USA, at 614-761-2400.

Glomark-Governan helps enterprises around the world by providing them with the methodology, training, consulting, benchmarking research, and software tools necessary to assess, communicate and measure the economic value of investments in technology and services initiatives. Glomark-Governan has enhanced and refined its Economic Value Creation ( EVC™ ) Methodology for more than a decade.


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