PALO ALTO, Calif., July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's geopolitical environment is more complex and volatile than ever – from hackers and data breaches, to the terrorist attacks in Tunisia, to the economic turmoil in Greece. Unmanaged risks, poor governance structures, and security threats can have significant and long-term social, economic, and political consequences that are felt around the world.
To address today's most pressing geopolitical challenges, MetricStream Executive Chairman, Gunjan Sinha, will join business and government leaders at the Horasis Meeting in Interlaken Switzerland from July 5-6, 2015. During the event, Mr. Sinha will lead a discussion on the theme "Hedging Geopolitical Uncertainties" featuring the insight and perspective of Neena Gill, Member of the European Parliament, Belgium; Rajita Kulkarni, President, World Forum for Ethics in Business, Belgium; Sudhir Sharma, Chairman, Mitkat Services, India; Oltmann Siemens, Member International Advisory Board, International Finance Forum, China; Diana Skelton, Deputy Director General, ATD Fourth World: All Together in Dignity, France; and Philippe Welti, Former Swiss Ambassador to India (2009-2012) and Iran (2004-2008).
Key topics to be addressed during the discussion include the rise of interstate conflict as a top 2015 risk, the impact and interconnectedness of our global financial systems, strategies to promote the security of our nation's critical physical and virtual infrastructure, and the application of technology in providing greater risk intelligence that can support decision-making.
At the event, Mr. Sinha will be joined by over 300 business leaders, CEOs, government officials and heads of state whose goal is to further advance the dialogue on the current geopolitical risks. MetricStream, a long-standing contributor to Horasis events, is the market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Apps. MetricStream is at the forefront of addressing the evolving risk and security needs of organizations around the world as they seek to become more risk-aware, compliant, and better governed. MetricStream's advanced technology solutions and services are used by business and governments alike to strengthen their risk management, business continuity and disaster recovery programs, enable real-time communications through mass emergency notifications, as well as manage mounting cyber security threats carried out by fraudsters and determined nation-states.
Commenting on the significance of today's geopolitical landscape, MetricStream Executive Chairman, Gunjan Sinha remarked, "Understanding and successfully tackling today's most pressing geopolitical risks requires bringing together diverse and global perspectives and viewpoints across the private and public sector." He continued, "Since inception, MetricStream's vision and mission has been to engage business and government leaders in a dialogue on today's top of mind challenges, risks, trends, and opportunities, and to provide the most innovative technology solutions and services that support the development of more risk-aware and resilient organizations, governments, and smart cities of the future."
Horasis as an independent international organization is committed to enacting visions for a sustainable future through the active participation of global business leaders in series of annual meetings. In addition to the Horasis India Meeting, Horasis holds meetings on China, Russia and the Arab world.
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's customers include UBS, Societe Generale, Pﬁzer, Philips, Cummins, Kellogg's, Mondelez International, SanDisk, and NetApp. MetricStream also owns and operates the www.ComplianceOnline.com portal - the largest GRC advisory network and one of the largest GRC communities. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, USA (www.metricstream.com).
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