November 15, 2013 | Singapore: MetricStream Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions in association with ThriveOnRisk, will host a GRC Roundtable on December 03, 2013 at The Westin Hotel in Singapore. The event will bring together thought leaders and business executives from the region to engage in a dialogue on the top risks, challenges and opportunities facing organizations in today's volatile business environment. The event will also provide a platform for experts in compliance, risk and audit to share best practices on how to build sustainable and effective risk management and compliance programs.

Susan Palm, Vice President of Industry Solutions at MetricStream, will give a keynote address on the topic "Thrive on Risk" which will explore how organizations can engage and empower key internal and external stakeholders to build strong GRC-focused cultures.

Following the keynote address, there will be two sessions to discuss today's most pressing GRC-related subjects. The first session on "Using Risk Intelligence to Drive Business Decision Making and Protect Reputation" will explore how to develop a sustainable, methodical, analytical, and proactive approach to managing risk. Key areas of focus include big data, cyber threats, global supply chain disruptions, market volatility, geopolitical risk, and complex government regulations. The industry speakers on this session are: Rajit Punshi, Founder & Managing Principal - The Operational Risk Practice Pte. Ltd, and Joanne Crofskey, Operational Risk & Compliance - ANZ.

The second session on "Understanding and Responding to Today's Changing Regulatory Environment" will identify how to re-imagine and re-design organization-wide compliance programs that are repeatable, sustainable, efficient, and cost-effective. The discussion will also explore key characteristics of a strong compliance staffing model, and how to build an efficient compliance framework that links risk assessments, controls, and policies. The industry speakers on this session are: Raluca Chiciu, Regulatory Supervision & Compliance Monitoring&Testing Leader - GE Capital Asia&Pacific, and Gerry Chng, Partner - Ernst & Young’s Advisory Services Practice.

About MetricStream

MetricStream is the independent market leader in enterprise cloud applications for governance, risk, compliance (GRC), and quality management. MetricStream apps and software solutions improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, audit management, vendor governance, and quality management for organizations across industries, including banking and financial services, health care, life sciences, energy and utilities, consumer brands, government, technology, and manufacturing. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with an operations and GRC innovation center in Bengaluru, India, and sales and operations support in 12 other cities globally.(

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