April 21, 2014 | Palo Alto, California: MetricStream, a market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions is a co-sponsor of the 4th Annual Dow Jones Global Symposium, to be held in Washington D.C from April 22nd - 23rd, 2014. The event speakers and sessions will tackle important issues such as ethics and governance strategies for building stronger and more resilient organziations. Shellye Archambeau, Chief Executive Officer will host and moderate a general session panel on the topic, ‘Governance, Risk, and Compliance: A Vision for the Future’ featuring insight from speakers; Cheemin Bo-Linn, CEO & President, Peritus Partners, Inc.; Sean Creamer, Former President & CEO, Arbitron Inc. (now Nielsen Audio); and Robert H. Hartheimer, Founder & Managing Member, Hartheimer, LLC.

Gaurav Kapoor, Chief Operating Officer at MetricStream, will host and moderate a breakout panel session on the topic ‘The Role of Risk and Compliance Management in Driving Business Performance’ featuring insight from speakers; Jeremy Zierler, ERM Risk Leader, Strategic Risk Management, The Vanguard Group, Inc. and Jean-Marc Levy, Senior Vice President & Head, Global Issuer Services, Intercontinental Exchange | NYSE.

The recent financial breakdown and the growing demand for compliance and regulatory requirements necessitates that the executive management team gain a better understanding of how existing and emerging risks are being assessed and managed within the organization. Protecting the interests of investors and stakeholders, while ensuring sustained performance are absolutely essential to establishing sound corporate governance. Steering business through today’s complex maze of laws and regulations requires a forward-looking regulatory and corporate compliance management strategy. The need of the hour is a more sophisticated, thoughtfully-planned and well-executed corporate governance, risk management and compliance progam that can help identify, evaluate, monitor and manage risk. 

During the two-day event, Ms. Archambeau and Mr. Kapoor will discuss the significance of risk and compliance management in driving business performance, as well as articulate the linkages between risk, reputation, innovation, and performance. Participants will gain insights into the top regulatory and compliance issues in today’s global business environment, and will come away with key learnings and best approaches.

MetricStream solutions, which have won accolades as ‘Top ranked GRC offering - 2014,’ are designed to enhance control and visibility into risk and compliance, in order to help organizations reduce the cost of compliance, build their brand and reputation, and ultimately thrive on risk. 

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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.(www.metricstream.com).

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