MetricStream Announces 2014 GRC Summit Agenda and Speaker Lineup

The Former U.S. Secretary of Defense, the CEO and Chairman of Kaiser Permanente, and a NASA astronaut, alongside top GRC analysts and Fortune 500 and Global 2000 business executives will convene at the MetricStream GRC Summit

March 25, 2014 Palo Alto, California: MetricStream, a market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions, announced today its agenda and speaker lineup for the MetricStream GRC Summit 2014 which will take place from April 29th - May 1st, 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Over 45 CEOs, Board Directors, business executives, thought leaders, and GRC practitioners will share their thoughts on building well-governed, risk-intelligent, and compliant organizations.

Here’s what’s in store at the MetricStream GRC Summit 2014:

Keynote addresses by inspiring global leaders: William S. Cohen, Former U.S. Secretary of Defense, Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, Yvonne Cagle, NASA Astronaut, and Gunjan Sinha, Executive Chairman at MetricStream will share their perspectives based on their experiences across the public and private sector.

Industry insights from leading GRC analysts: Learn where GRC is headed, and what organizations can do to stay ahead of the curve from leading analysts from Gartner, Inc., Forrester Research, and GRC 20/20 Research.

Interactive panel discussions: CEOs, Board Directors, business executives, and GRC practitioners will convene to discuss trends sand best practices across operational and enterprise risk management, supplier governance, corporate compliance, IT security, and more.

Real-world customer case studies: Executives representing global organizations from across industries will share insights into their GRC vision, and provide a first-hand account of how they are leveraging technology to power their world-class GRC programs.

MetricStream Special Interest Group meetings: MetricStream customers will exchange ideas and discuss GRC best practices and success stories with their peers and MetricStream executives.

GRC workshops: These interactive training-based sessions, led by experts, will provide attendees with actionable GRC guidelines and methodologies around topics such as building an integrated GRC architecture, GRC journey, MetricStream Application Studio, regulatory audits, third-party compliance and due diligence management.

“Today, GRC impacts every business process at every level of the enterprise,” said Shellye Archambeau, CEO of MetricStream. “At the MetricStream GRC Summit 2014, we will provide a platform for business leaders to learn from one another, and discuss key GRC trends, innovations, and best practices. This event will convene participants from around the world for unforgettable keynote speeches, illuminating customer case studies, thought-provoking executive panels, exclusive analyst presentations, unrivaled networking opportunities, and more.”

Key speakers at the MetricStream GRC Summit include:

  • Ann Michele Bowlin, Chief Information Officer at Intertek
  • Craig L. Wilson, President at Craig L Wilson, LLC
  • Denise A. DeAmore, EVP & Chief Administrative Officer - Corporate Audit at State Street Corporation
  • Karin Carstensen, Food Scientist at Woolworths South Africa
  • Ken Robinson, Chief Risk Officer, Calpine Corporation
  • Michelle Nix, Vice President of IT Compliance at Kaiser Permanente
  • Dr. Modestus Kipilimba, Director of Risk Management at Bank of Tanzania
  • Robert Gerden, SVP, Group Operational Risk Wealth, Brokerage & Retirement at Wells Fargo & Company
  • Sheila G. Talton, CEO & President, Gray Matter Analytics
  • Spyro Karetsos, Principal and Director of ERM at Vanguard
  • Susan Van Houten, Senior Director of Global Sourcing at HD Supply

To view the complete MetricStream GRC Summit 2014 speaker lineup and agenda, please download our Summit brochure here.

For more information about the MetricStream GRC Summit 2014, please visit

To register for this event, please click here or call our GRC Summit registration team at +1-650-618-9891.

About MetricStream

MetricStream is a market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading corporations such as UBS, Barclaycard US, P&G, Constellation Energy, Pfizer, Philips, United Technologies Corporation, SanDisk, Cummins, and Autogrill 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 processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance initiatives, as well as several million compliance professionals worldwide via the portal. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and can be reached at

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