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Intensifying Regulations and Emerging Risks: Rising above the Challenges with Integrated GRC

Date: Tuesday June 26, 2012
Time: 10 am Pacific | 1 pm Eastern
Duration: 1 hour

Regulations are intensifying and a new class of risks is emerging from social networks, virtualized environments and global supply chains. As businesses focus on strengthening reputation, increasing revenue, retaining customers, entering markets, launching products and reducing costs - an integrated GRC strategy can enable organizations to rise above the compliance and risk management challenge and drive business performance. Join this MetricStream hosted webinar featuring Chris McClean, Senior Analyst at Forrester Research, Inc. and Gaurav Kapoor, COO at MetricStream, to learn how an integrated GRC approach helps organizations in:

  • Aligning compliance and risk management with business performance
  • Managing emerging risks to protect brand and reputation
  • Creating a systematic framework for responding to regulatory changes
  • Embedding compliance in organizational culture and processes
  • Designing an integrated GRC program for enterprise-wide adoption

Chris McCleanChris McClean - Sr.Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc.
Mr. McClean contributes to Forrester's offerings for the Security & Risk Professional, leading the company's coverage of governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC). In this role, he helps clients around the world implement successful strategies, best practices, and technologies to support GRC programs as well as related functions such as enterprise risk management, corporate compliance, and corporate social responsibility. Mr. McClean is a frequent speaker on these subjects at vendor and industry events, and he has been quoted by top media outlets, including CFO Magazine, Compliance Week, and the Financial Times. His previous experience includes marketing and public relations for security, compliance, and risk management vendors.

Gaurav Kapoor Gaurav Kapoor - Chief Operating Officer, MetricStream
As Chief Operating Officer of MetricStream, Mr. Kapoor has overall responsibility for Sales, Marketing, Customer Advocacy and the Partner Ecosystem. Until 2010, he served as the CFO of the company and the General Manager of GRC. He has held various positions at MetricStream since inception and has been instrumental in shaping key strategic initiatives that have helped MetricStream become a global leader in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC). During his tenure, he has led MetricStream's financial strategy as well as Sales, Marketing and Partnerships. He founded ComplianceOnline.com that has grown to become a leading online GRC community and content property. Mr. Kapoor spent nearly a decade in marketing, finance & operating roles with Citigroup. He is a thought leader in the GRC space and is a regular speaker at key forums like the IIA, Ops Risk, PRIMIA, ISACA among many others. He also works closely with federal and state policy makers and serves on advisory boards of other technology and media companies.

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