GRC in the News with Michael Rasmussen
17TH JUNE - 16:30-18:00 BST
CEO of Diligent, the world’s largest GRC SaaS provider with more than $500M in revenue. Board member at Brooklyn Academy of Music. Former head of McKinsey SaaS practice. Author of Governance in the Digital Age. Yankees fan. Constantly pushing to go faster.
Nearly 1 million users from 23,000 organizations in 90+ countries rely on Diligent to create impact for all stakeholders through modern governance, risk, and compliance – including 65% of the Fortune 1000, 90% of the FTSE 100, and 83% of the ASX 200. Diligent has more than 1,500 employees and is dedicated to customer success and product excellence with office hubs in NYC, Washington D.C., London, Galway (Ireland), Budapest, Munich, and Sydney. And we are growing! Join us to help shape how transformational leaders build successful, equitable, and sustainable organizations.
Director, Sargento and Badger Meter
Gail A. Lione is a senior counsel at Dentons, where she draws upon her experience as a former general counsel and as an active board member to advise executive leadership and boards of public and private companies about governance, risk management, intellectual property and environmental, sustainability and governance (ESG) issues. She also serves as a Fellow of the ESG Center of the Conference Board and is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, teaching an advanced course on strategically managing intellectual property.
Former Chair of Enterprise Risk Management, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, Herc Holdings Inc.
Maryann Waryjas is a corporate board director and C-suite leader recognized for her ESG focus and years of boardroom experience. She has an outstanding track record on strategy creation, effective execution, empowering teams and delivering growth. Her broad-based experience helps companies identify opportunities, assess risks and pull the most impactful levers to optimize results.
As Chair of Enterprise Risk Management and a C-suite leader at The Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation and then Herc Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HRI), she was a leader in the successful migrations of the company’s complex POS and Oracle systems, developing Herc’s global key markets growth strategy, delivering digital solutions for Herc’s mobile strategies and sales, and the design and implementation of its accounting systems and controls.
SVP, General Counsel at Scoular
Megan is a business function and law department leader, seasoned compliance and regulatory professional, experienced litigator, and internal and external comms expert. She is known for being a strategic business partner with a results oriented focus, while leading with integrity and imagination.
Megan leads The Scoular Company's Legal, as well as its Brand Marketing & Communications teams. Before joining Scoular, she was a partner with an Am Law 100 firm in its Food & Agribusiness SBU. Between 2009 and 2016, Megan served as the Vice President & Chief Counsel - Employment Law and Compliance for Conagra Brands, then a Fortune 200 food company with $15B+ in annual revenue and an expansive domestic and international manufacturing footprint. Megan began her in house career at Conagra Brands in 2007 after six years in big firm practice.
A trusted adviser to C-suite executives and broader management teams, she is valued for her legal acumen, ability to build relationships and exert influence, and nuanced understanding of the complex external environment in which her company operates. She is often recognized for her strengths in developing teams, mentoring talent, managing complex material issues, and leading cross-functional teams during a crisis.