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Next VTL Meeting, March 23, “What Successful Leaders Do” with John Hughes

Join the Vancouver Technology Leaders group on March 23rd for an interactive discussion with John D. Hughes, CIO, technology leadership coach and author of Haunting the CEO.

Subject: “What Successful IT Leaders Do” round-table discussion

When: March 23rd, from 5:30 to 8 PM (discussion starts at 6)

RSVP here.  Please note you must be a member of the Vancouver Technology Leaders group to RSVP.

John has requested that this be an intimate and interactive discussion. Space is VERY limited for this event (maximum of 15 attendees). RSVPs are required.

Haunting the CEO is one of my favorite IT leadership books – the story of a technology manager developing effective leadership skills and becoming part of the business. An excerpt of the book is available here.

About John D. Hughes
John D. Hughes is the founder of Growthwave a CIO advisory and leadership development company in Seattle and author of Haunting the CEO. Known for being a strong, passionate leader, John’s focus is always on developing leaders and leveraging technology for greater business growth and profitability.

John’s 29-year career spans many industries (technology, banking, insurance, travel, retail, service and manufacturing) … and multiple roles (CIO, IT VP, IT Director, Project Manager, software developer).

His work experience has included roles with some of the best run companies in the US including Cendant, Bank One (now Chase), Worthington Industries and ADP. His consulting clients have included Expedia, Sur La Table, SeaBright Holdings, Inc., Nationwide Insurance, Univar USA, WatchGuard Technologies and MOD Systems.

Prior to launching GrowthWave in 2005, John was CIO of Trendwest Resorts, and VP of IT Strategy & Business Alignment for a $1.5B hospitality company.

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