June 16, 2015| Palo Alto, California: MetricStream, the market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Apps, will be hosting a GRC Roundtable on June 25, 2015 in San Francisco, USA. The event will feature discussions on enterprise risk management, audit management, and supply chain risk mitigation.

The first session will focus on how to align enterprise risk management with risk appetite. Risk appetite, if understood well and clearly defined, becomes an effective tool to not just manage risk but also enhance business performance. This panel discussion will help enterprises learn how a balance between risk appetite and exposure can enable them to achieve short-term and long-term goals. The speakers for the panel discussion will be Laura Langone, Senior Director Global Risk Management at Juniper Networks; Lakshmi Hanspal, Senior Leader Information Security and Risk Management at PayPal; Vincent Campitelli, Vice President Information Security and Risk Management at McKesson Corporation and Lauren Young, Senior Vice President at PCCP, LLC.

The second session, aptly titled, ‘The Importance of Converging Differences between Risk, Compliance and Internal Audit’ will see experts analyze how risk, compliance, and internal audit functions can work together to help enterprises achieve operational excellence. The eminent speakers on this panel, who will be sharing their insights will be Phil Roush, Vice President-Audit, Risk and Controls, SanDisk Corporation; Bruce Carpenter, VP Internal Audit at NVIDIA Corporation and John Sidwell, Senior Director Global Risk Management at SunPower Corporation.

The concluding session will facilitate discussions on supply chain risk and compliance programs, as well as strategies to avoid disruptions. The panelists will provide insights on how to identify key risks in the supply chain and build appropriate risk mitigation strategies. This panel will feature distinguished speakers like Kevin Barry, Chief Operating Officer at Autosplice, Inc, and Keith Koo, Managing Director – Third Party Risk Management & Administration at Bank of Tokyo – Mitsubishi UFJ. In addition, there will be case study presentations highlighting the best practices in supply chain risk management. Participants at the Roundtable will get an opportunity to interact with, and share their insights on the latest trends and best practices in GRC with experts and peers from various industries.

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About MetricStream

MetricStream, the independent market leader in enterprise and cloud applications for Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management, makes GRC simple. MetricStream apps improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, vendor governance, and quality management for hundreds of thousands of users in dozens of industries, including Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-Tech and Manufacturing. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with an operations and R&D center in Bangalore, India, and sales and operations support in 12 other cities globally. (www.metricstream.com).

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