October 22, 2014 | Palo Alto, California: Ms. Shellye Archambeau, CEO of leading GRC solutions provider, MetricStream, has been invited to speak at Platform 2014 hosted by Morehouse College and Georgia Tech. Ms. Archambeau will participate in a panel discussion titled “Leading the Revolution” which will explore the skills required to effectively lead the technological revolution.

The summit will be held from October 24-26, 2014 in Atlanta, GA. Ms. Archambeau will join a distinguished lineup of 30 speakers representing leading CEOs, business founders, executives, filmmakers, musicians, and producers. The two and a half-day summit will address five key topics around innovation; moving the crowd, entrepreneurial alchemy, transforming society, strengthening leadership in the context of technology, and exploring visions of the future.

In her session, Ms. Archambeau will draw on her perspective and extensive experience as a business leader and a woman in technology to discuss the importance of leadership and sound risk management, amidst unprecedented technological innovation.

As the CEO of MetricStream, Ms. Archambeau has helped build the company into a global market leader in GRC with over 1,300 employees worldwide, and customers that include some of the biggest and best-known corporations across industries. With Ms. Archambeau at the helm, MetricStream has been cited as a leader in GRC every year by top analyst firms.

Ms. Archambeau also serves on the board of directors of Verizon Communications, a global leader in broadband and wireless communications, as well as the Silicon Valley leadership Group (SVLG), an organization that addresses public policy issues in Silicon Valley through collaboration between business and government officials. In 2013, Ms. Archambeau was named the “#2 Most Influential African American in Technology” by Business Insider.

Said Ms. Archambeau, “In my experience over the last two decades building and managing innovative businesses, I’ve learned that leadership is about creating an environment where people want to work, and where they can thrive. This includes mentoring, developing talent, providing encouragement, while also establishing accountability. Leadership is also about encouraging continuous innovation and risk taking, in one’s business and in their own career. I am honored to join such a diverse and influential group of participants at Platform 2014, and I look forward to contributing to the event discussion.”

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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