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Mastering Techniques to Excel in Today's Fast Paced IT Organizations

Thursday, September 22, 2011
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hear suggestions and creative advice on how to fit into a man's world and the lifestyle choices our guests have confronted - the decisions and trade-offs they have faced and techniques used to become an effective female leader. Learn how to leverage your network, choose mentors and solicit sponsors. Our leading lady, Mojgan Lefebvre, Senior VP and Chief Information Officer for Liberty Mutual Commercial Markets, will be interviewed by Martha Heller, president of Heller Search Associates, an executive recruiting firm, and co-founder of the CIO Executive Council. Both female executives have a wonderful sense of self and humor - you truly will enjoy the banter and interchange.

About Our Speaker(s)

Mojgan Lefebvre is Senior VP and Chief Information Officer for Liberty Mutual Commercial Markets, a $7B revenue business unit of Liberty Mutual Insurance. In this role she is a member of the executive committee of the business unit reporting to the President of the unit and a member of the Corporate CIO's leadership organization.

Ms. Lefebvre leads all aspects of technology planning and execution for Commercial Markets. She is accountable for technology strategy planning, business capability delivery, application development and support and all aspects of technology delivery to the Liberty Mutual Commercial Markets group.

Prior to joining Liberty Mutual in 2010, Ms. Lefebvre was Corporate CIO for bioMerieux, a $2B revenue medical device company headquartered in France with business in over 100 countries. Before bioMerieux, she was International CIO for TeleTech Holdings, the second largest global provider of customer management solutions. Ms. Lefebvre has 20 years of proven leadership and entrepreneurial experience in the high tech industry in diverse functions including strategy, business development and information technology.

Mojgan Lefebvre holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Georgia Tech and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She was born in Iran and has lived in Russia, Israel, France and the US.


Martha Heller and her team at Heller Search Associates specialize in recruiting CIOs and other IT executives across multiple industries. Prior to founding Heller Search, Martha was Managing Director of the IT Leadership Practice at ZRG Partners, a global executive search firm.

Before she established her career in executive search, Martha was Founder and Managing Director of CIO magazine's CIO Executive Council, a professional organization for CIOs.
At the Council, Martha developed leadership programs for CIOs and directed the CIO Best Practice Exchange, a members-only network of CIOs from top-tier organizations. During her seven-year tenure at CIO magazine, Martha wrote a weekly column on IT leadership and led a series of executive events on IT staffing, career development, and leadership. Before CIO, Martha was an editor at Rutgers University Press.

Martha continues to engage with CIO audiences. She is CIO magazine's CIO Paradox columnist, author of CIO.com's Movers & Shakers blog and has recently published an article in "The Corporate Board" that addresses the value of CIOs serving on Boards of Directors. She has presented on "the CIO career" at the CIO Executive Summit, MIT's emerging technology conference, SIM, the United Nations Forum on Women and Technology and numerous academic executive programs. Martha is also a judge for CIO magazine's prestigious CIO 100 Awards.

Martha received her B.A. in English from Hamilton College and her M.A. in English from SUNY Stony Brook. Martha lives near Boston with her husband, two children and two dogs.

Event Date and Venue

This event will be held from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at:

    Constant Contact - Reservoir Place
    1601 Trapelo Road
    Waltham, Massachusetts 02451

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Networking Reception
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM - Presentation
7:45 PM - 8:00 PM - Wrap Up and Networking


Pre-registration for this event is closed and on-site registrations will not be accepted.

About Our Sponsor(s)

About Liberty Mutual Group www.libertymutualgroup.com

"Helping people live safer, more secure lives" since 1912, Boston-based Liberty Mutual Group is a diversified global insurer and the third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on A.M. Best Company's report of 2010 net written premium. The Group also ranks 82nd on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2010 revenue. As of December 31, 2010, Liberty Mutual Group had $112.4 billion in consolidated assets, $95.4 billion in consolidated liabilities, and $33.2 billion in annual consolidated revenue. Liberty Mutual Group offers a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, workers compensation, property, commercial automobile, general liability, global specialty, group disability, reinsurance and surety. Liberty Mutual Group employs over 45,000 people in more than 900 offices throughout the world.

Contact Us

For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact Dana Vickey ([email protected]).

For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.