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MetricStream’s Vice President of Advisory Services to Speak at the 2011 Enterprise Risk Management Conference

Keri Dawson, Vice President of MetricStream’s ComplianceOnline Advisory Services, discusses how organizations can use technology to better manage risks.

October 14, 2011 | Palo Alto, California: MetricStream Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced that the Vice President of its ComplianceOnline Advisory Services, Keri Dawson, had been invited to speak as a panelist at the 2011 Enterprise Risk Management Conference, organized by The Conference Board, a global, not-for-profit, independent business membership and research association working in the public interest. The conference was held on October 12-13, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.

In light of recent global events, business leaders have directed their focus on how to better understand and control the internal and external risks that confront their organizations. The challenge lies in integrating risk processes across organizational silos, and gaining timely risk data to support strategic decision making. Without a centralized and integrated view of enterprise risks, organizations will find it difficult to mitigate these risks proactively, or transform them into opportunities.

To help organizations learn how to effectively manage risks, the Enterprise Risk Management conference will provide best practices, tools and strategies from leading industry experts. Risk executives and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) professionals will gain insights on driving value from ERM, articulating their risk appetite, assessing, monitoring and reporting risk practices, and other topical ERM concerns.

MetricStream’s Keri Dawson will be speaking in a panel discussion on ‘Leveraging Technology to add ERM Value.’ As Vice President of ComplianceOnline Advisory Services at MetricStream, Keri Dawson is responsible for leading the integration and continued growth of MetricStream’s cloud-based content and consulting services, with a focus on driving MetricStream’s next generation content and service portfolios across the ComplianceOnline business unit. Prior to joining MetricStream in early 2011, Ms. Dawson was a Director with KPMG and has over fifteen years of consulting experience in audit, risk, controls, and compliance.

Along with Ms. Dawson, MetricStream is proud to be part of this important forum, and hopes to play a critical role in collaboratively shaping the ERM space with other thought leaders at the conference.

MetricStream ERM Solution is widely recognized by industry analysts and customers across global corporations for its integrated, flexible and innovative technology architecture. The solution provides a centralized framework and a federated approach to help organizations identify, assess, quantify, monitor and manage their enterprise risk.

Built on a centralized platform, the solution breaks down organizational silos, facilitating transparency, and streamlining the risk management processes across the enterprise. The solution also provides real-time risk intelligence, in addition to powerful tools such as configurable risk calculators and risk heat maps, which help risk managers make informed strategic decisions.

About MetricStream 
MetricStream is a market leader in Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading corporations such as Pfizer, Philips, NASDAQ, UBS, SanDisk, Subway, Fairchild Semiconductor, Constellation Energy and Cummins in diverse industries such as Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Automotive, Food, High Tech Manufacturing, Energy and Financial Services to manage their quality processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance initiatives, as well as by over a million compliance professionals worldwide via the www.ComplianceOnline.com portal. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and can be reached at www.metricstream.com

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