March 30, 2015 | Palo Alto, California: MetricStream, the market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Management Apps, will host its third annual GRC Summit 2015 based on the theme ‘Maximize Business Performance Through GRC.’ This event will be held at the Ritz Carlton Pentagon City in the Washington DC area, and will bring together business leaders, government officials, policy makers, and GRC practitioners from across the globe. 

Day 1 of the event will consist of GRC workshops led by KPMG, MetricStream customer Special Interest Group meetings (mSIGs) on Internal Audit, Vendor Risk Management, Operational Risk and User Experience. It will also feature a government track, with sessions and speakers including Doug Webster, President, Cambio Consulting Group; Dave McClure, Chief Strategist, Veris Group; and French Caldwell, Chief Evangelist, MetricStream. Day 2 of the event will feature keynote speeches, presentations on security, cloud, and big data, and panel discussions spanning topics such as Supplier Governance, Operational Risk Management, Ethics, Regulatory Compliance and more. Day 3 of the event will feature case study presentations from a variety of speakers on topics such as Audit Management, Operational Risk Management, Compliance Management, and Supplier Governance.

MetricStream will also host its inaugural GRC Journey Awards program at the GRC Summit to celebrate GRC excellence, innovation and achievement across the MetricStream ecosystem.

The summit features a commendable list of speakers and participants including:

  • Isabel Smith, Director Internal Audit, Johnson & Johnson
  • Tracey Dedrick, Chief Risk Officer, Hudson City Savings Banks
  • David Meyers, Global Product Regulatory Affairs, Tennant Co
  • Rini Fredette, SVP & Enterprise Risk Officer, PSCU
  • Natalie Bamford, VP of Safety, Dnata - Emirates
  • Zach Sokolski, VP and ERM Program Manager, Whitney Bank
  • Kashif Latif, Information Security, Compliance & Risk Officer, Fidelity Information Services
  • Teri Toth, Director - Quality Operations, USP
  • Richard Bistrong, CEO, Front-Line Anti Bribry LLC
  • Michael Rasmussen, Chief GRC Pundit, GRC 20/20 Research
  • John Pescatore, Director of Emerging Security Trends, SANS Institute
  • Malcolm Tarbitt, Executive Director, Security and Safety, The ICSS
  • Robert Rodriguez, Chairman and Founder of the Security Innovation Network (SINET)
     

This must-attend event will feature four keynote speeches, over 50 sessions, mSIGs meetings, workshops, MetricStream App trainings, panels, case studies, and more. The event offers attendees over 600 minutes of networking and the possibility to earn up to 20 CPE credits.

The MetricStream GRC Summit 2015 will provide participants with a once-a-year opportunity to meet, interact, and share experiences with a global GRC community of MetricStream executives, customers, analysts, consultants, thought leaders, and industry peers.

To learn more about the event, or to register, please visit the GRC Summit website: http://www.grc-summit.com/

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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