BWise Hosts 2013 Customer Summit in North America
Industry-Leading integrated Governance, Risk Management and Compliance software platform gathers client base for thought leadership discussions
Chicago, IL, November 26, 2013 – BWise, a NASDAQ OMX company and the leading provider of enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (eGRC) software, today announced the results of its 2013 North American Customer Summit in Chicago last week.
At the two-day conference held Wednesday, November 20 to Thursday, November 21st, BWise hosted more than 50 people from 20 customers headquartered in the U.S. BWise and partners from leading GRC consulting agencies shared best practices, trends, and implementation strategies in GRC. In addition, BWise awarded their annual client recognition called the Innovation Award.
The BWise 2013 North American Innovation Award was granted to Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and presented to Peter Gianopoulos, Thrivent Director of Business Risk Management based on their outstanding vision, achievement and approach to operational excellence in governance, risk management and compliance.
Luc Brandts, CTO and Founder of BWise commented, “We would like to congratulate Thrivent for their work so far to begin a GRC Journey toward implementing a software solution that will provide more transparency and incorporate best practices in governance, risk management and compliance. To date, Thrivent has exemplified almost text book discipline in terms of analyzing their current business practice and matching them to best practices of the future.”
Mr. Brandts continued, “Our customer summits are highlights on BWise calendars. We are grateful for the interaction we get to share with so many top brands from around the country and so pleased to spend time networking and sharing ideas back and forth. In North America for sure, the meetings are far too short.”
BWise was acquired by NASDAQ OMX in 2012 and supports organizations to track, measure and manage key organizational risks with the BWise GRC Platform.