Building an Integrity-based Compliance Program at Western Digital

Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 | Time: 11 am EDT | 4 pm GMT


In a world where trust is fundamental to business success, how do you build a compliance and ethics program that goes beyond the “check-box” approach, to foster a culture of integrity and good governance across the enterprise?

According to Western Digital, it takes teamwork, well-defined processes, strong communications and a robust technology solution. Organizations need to be able to streamline compliance assessments, ensure consistent training, conduct proactive investigations, and manage cases efficiently. These efforts go a long way towards minimizing fraud and corruption.

To know more, join webinar panelists, as they talk about Western Digital’s journey towards continuous improvement of its compliance and ethics program.

The webinar will include discussions on several topics including:

  • The importance of collaboration and integration across compliance and ethics initiatives
  • Best practices in implementing a compliance program
  • Effective use of technology to manage compliance and ethics
Kris Rossfeld
Senior Director Privacy, Anti-Corruption & Antitrust Compliance
Western Digital®

Ms. Rossfeld is currently the head of anti-corruption, antitrust and privacy compliance at Western Digital Corporation. Prior to joining Western Digital, Ms. Rossfeld was the head of worldwide compliance for Agrium, Inc., At Agrium, he built a compliance program from the ground up, including an anti-corruption program.
A lawyer by training, he began his legal career at the law firm of O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Century City, California where he managed a variety of litigation matters including antitrust, trade secrets, internal investigations, real estate, copyright, and employment matters.

Supradeep Appikonda
AVP, Professional Service

Mr. Appikonda is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of proven track record in large scale software implementations. His primary focus has been providing software consulting and advisory services in functional areas of GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) for Banking Sector, Health Care Compliance, Energy Compliance, Supply Chain and Manufacturing.

During the course of project implementations, Mr. Appikonda has implemented several best practices in risk management, Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002, regulatory compliance management such as FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) and helped clients adopt internal control frameworks such COSO, COBIT and ITIL in their GRC efforts. He has managed end-to-end software development lifecycle with globally distributed teams and varied team sizes.

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