September 29, 2011 | Palo Alto, California: MetricStream Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced that it is hosting the MetricStream GRC Roundtable Conference on September 29, 2011 in Redwood City, California. The invite-only, half-day conference will provide a host of networking, interaction and learning opportunities for Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance practitioners in the Bay area.

“Across the world, the practice of GRC is rapidly evolving in response to economic events, changing risks and growing regulatory oversight,” says Shellye Archambeau, CEO at MetricStream. “Companies are looking to foster a GRC culture that is sustainable, flexible, proactive and closely aligned with business strategy. The MetricStream GRC Roundtable Conference is designed to help GRC professionals learn how to build such a culture, and leverage it to drive value for stakeholders and customers.”

Shellye Archambeau, CEO of MetricStream will deliver the keynote address on ‘Aligning GRC for business value’. In addition, distinguished GRC executives and speakers from CISCO, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers,, Sterling Bank, SVB Financial and Black Diamond Risk Group will share their insights, best practices and tools for effective GRC management.

The three major sessions at the conference are:

  • Aligning GRC for Business Value - best practices to follow, pitfalls to avoid and metrics to measure success when implementing integrated GRC strategies, processes and technology.
  • Internal Audit Roundtable - the role of Internal Audit in various business functions such as Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Assurance and Regulatory compliance; the strategies that internal auditors can employ to add more value to their organizations
  • Risk Roundtable - ERM successes, challenges and expectations from the perspective of regulators and the business in a dynamic global marketplace


“We are delighted to host the MetricStream GRC Roundtable Conference,” says Keri Dawson the Vice President of ComplianceOnline Advisory Services at Metricstream. “It promises to be a meaningful and informative seminar packed with interactive panel discussions and plenty of opportunities to learn about the latest GRC trends, issues, technologies and strategies.”

The schedule for the conference is as follows: 



Introduction and keynote address

2:00 - 3:45 PM

Risk Roundtable

3:45 - 4:45 PM

Audit Roundtable

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Reception and networking

5:00 - 6:00 PM


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. (

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