CMO Collective is a by-invitation-only community of CMOs and other senior marketing executives who come together to share insights, to network, to provide and receive career advice, to stay current with all things marketing. Free for qualified members.
Join CMO Collective community and connect with marketing executives from some of the world’s leading and most innovative companies.
Membership in the CMO Collective community is absolutely free! All we ask for is to contribute to the community by dedicating a just few hours of your time on a regular basis.
Free for qualified members. Must contribute 2 hours per year.
Free for qualified members. Must contribute 5 hours per year.
Free for qualified members. Must contribute 10 hours per year.
CMO Collective offers a number of options for vendors, advisors, and consultants to corporate CMOs to engage with our community:
For pre-seed startups
For early state pre-product martech startups, CMO Collective offers 10 discovery conversations with potential customers – senior corporate decision makers – in a two - week sprint.
For early stage startups
For seed/A round martech startups looking for product/market fit, CMO Collective offers demo opportunities with potential customers – senior corporate decision makers – so you can get a few logos on the wall.
For martech VCs
For early stage VCs in martech space, CMO Collective offers access to a first - rate network of CMOs and other C- , VP- and Director - level marketing executives that will generate instant added value to your portfolio companies.
For midsize and enterprise martech companies, CMO Collective offers a thought leadership series that channel your best insight to your high - value potential clients, on demand and at scale.
In our uncertain times and in a less secure world, your professional and personal success depends on your network of peers, mentors and friends. That’s exactly what CMO Collective gives you. We will help you achieve important career milestones and will celebrate your successes with you when you win.
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Craig Shumard is the Principal at Shumard and Associates, LLC which is a boutique strategic security consulting company specializing in helping decision makers develop strategies, evaluate, select, implement, improve and measure information security solutions.
Craig retired from CIGNA in 2010 where he held the CISO position for 11 years and had a record of accomplishments in his career. He is a recognized thought leader and spokesman in the area of information protection. A keynote speaker at national conferences and events and featured in national publications including The Wall Street Journal, InformationWeek, Information Security Magazine and CSO Magazine, his work and contributions to the information security industry earned him the coveted 2010 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award presented by T.E.N.
Craig has dedicated more than two decades to protecting private, sensitive and confidential information as Chief Information Security Officer of CIGNA Corporation from in May 1999 until his retirement in 2010. In this role, he was responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of a corporate-wide information protection strategy, which addressed all matters related to safeguarding and protecting business and individual information for more than 65-million health plan, insurance and financial customers.