PALO ALTO, Calif., April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The MetricStream GRC Summit, the industry's leading event for Governance, Risk, and Compliance leaders, will take place from April 25-27, 2016 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington DC. The must-attend GRC conference of the year is designed on the theme "Leading with GRC" and will bring together the world's most prominent business leaders, experts, analysts, consultants, government officials, as well as MetricStream customers and partners from across the globe.
Distinguished keynote speakers at this year's event include:
- Shellye Archambeau, Chief Executive Officer, MetricStream
- Mark Bertolini, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Aetna
- Admiral Mike Mullen, 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staffs and Head of the Risk Committee of General Motors
- John Pescatore, Director of Emerging Security Trends, SANS Institute
- Ken Phelan, Chief Risk Officer, Department of Treasury
- Gunjan Sinha, Executive Chairman, MetricStream
- Suzanne Spaulding, Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Department of Homeland Security
In addition to illuminating keynotes, the event will feature a dedicated Government track which is designed for executives from the federal sector, a range of analyst and executive presentations, GRC workshops, MetricStream Special Interest Group (mSIGs) meetings, industry panels, and customer case study presentations. On the evening of April 26, 2016, MetricStream will host its annual GRC Journey Awards ceremony, which will recognize organizations and individuals who have embarked on a GRC journey, with the goal of achieving superior business performance. The awards will be presented by Gunjan Sinha, Executive Chairman at MetricStream, and Shellye Archambeau, Chief Executive Officer of MetricStream.
"The MetricStream GRC Summit 2016 has emerged as the premier forum for the best minds in government and business to come together to discuss, debate, and define the future of GRC," said MetricStream Executive Chairman, Gunjan Sinha. He continued, "We are indeed privileged to extend a warm welcome to the GRC community at large, including our customers, partners, analysts, industry experts and executives who will join us at the GRC Summit 2016 and contribute to our collective vision of Leading with GRC."
Leading with GRC is MetricStream's vision for the future, enabling individuals, organizations, governments, and societies to; Preserve corporate integrity by building world-class GRC programs; Protect the reputations and brands of leading enterprises; and Perform by providing the regulatory and risk intelligence needed to drive decision-making and business performance.
Commenting on the event, MetricStream CEO Shellye Archambeau said, "We look forward to welcoming the world's foremost business and government leaders at the MetricStream GRC Summit 2016." She continued, "This event has been thoughtfully designed to equip leaders from around the world as they build world-class GRC programs that provide the regulatory and risk intelligence needed to drive decision-making and business performance."
The MetricStream GRC Summit 2016 has been made possible with the support of its event partners, including:
- Platinum sponsor: KPMG
- Gold sponsors: Wipro, PwC
- Silver sponsors: VirtusaPolaris, HCL, Dow Jones Risk and Compliance, CSC
- Vendor theatre sponsors: BitSight, AsTech Consulting, MetaByte Technologies
- Break sponsor: EXL
- Livestream sponsor: L&T Infotech
- Exhibit sponsors: NaviSite, Estuate, Semantify
- Government Track sponsors: ADDX, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Strategic Operational Solutions
For more information about the MetricStream GRC Summit 2016, including the latest agenda and list of speakers, or to register for the event livestream, please click here.
MetricStream is the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions. MetricStream solutions are used by leading global corporations in diverse industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-Tech and Manufacturing to manage their risk management programs, quality management processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and other corporate governance initiatives. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, USA (www.metricstream.com).
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