MetricStream announced today that its Chairman Gunjan Sinha will be featured on an expert panel on Social Entrepreneurship at the IIT 2007 Global Conference, the alumni conference of Indian Institutes of Technology, one of the world’s most respected educational institutions.
Senator Hillary Clinton, Jeff Immelt, CEO of General Electric (NYSE: GE) and Arun Sarin, CEO, Vodafone, (NYSE: VOD) will be attending the event as keynote speakers. Sinha will be joining other accomplished speakers at the event including Nobel Laureate Arno Penzias, University of California President Rob Dynes, John Hopkins University President William Brody, Stanford President John Hennessy, Khosla Ventures GP Vinod Khosla, McKinsey Partner Rajat Gupta, Inventus Capital GP Kanwal Rekhi, Sycamore CEO Desh Deshpande, Carnegie Mellon University President Jared L. Cohon, Keynote CEO Umang Gupta and iGate CEO Sunil Wadhwani. The distinguished group will explore new frontiers of thought and technology, identifying and examining the next trends that will have a broad global impact, such as Web 2.0 and Clean Tech.
Since its inception in 2003, the IIT Global Alumni Conference has been a premier business event, bringing together industry visionaries, thought leaders and IIT alumni from across the globe. With an exciting program, distinguished panelists and record attendances, this year’s conference will be a unique forum. The convention is being held on July 6, 7 and 8, 2007 at the Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. The theme for this year is “Transforming the Word Through Technology”.
Serving as the Executive Chairman as MetricStream since 2004, Sinha is dedicated to enabling businesses to ensure compliance with government regulations through innovative technology and community driven solutions. Under his leadership, MetricStream has emerged as the market leader in solutions for Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management. Over his entrepreneurial career, Sinha has also helped build successful social ventures. Since year 2001, he has served on the board of and worked actively to build CFHI (Child Family Health International) into a leading global organization for providing quality healthcare to the most underdeveloped parts of the world.
“I’m honored to participate in this forum along with my fellow panelists,” said Sinha. “I look forward to contributing to the discussion on Social Entrepreneurship and sharing my experiences in creating successful businesses and social ventures.”
More than $1.4 trillion is being invested globally to solve social issues. Today, a new generation of entrepreneurs is using their technology and business acumen to build profitable enterprises with the purpose of driving social change. The session titled “Social Entrepreneurs: The New Breed”will focus on the business models that power these organizations and the metrics used to determine their success.
MetricStream (metricstream.com) is a market leader in Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading corporations such as Pfizer, Tyco Healthcare, Philips, American Airlines, NASDAQ, Sandisk, BP, Entergy, Subway, Fairchild Semiconductor, Hitachi and TaylorMade-Adidas Golf in diverse industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Automotive, Food, High Tech Manufacturing, Energy and Financial Services to manage their quality processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance initiatives, as well as by over a million compliance professionals worldwide via the ComplianceOnline.com portal. MetricStream is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California.