SOURCE: Mitratech

April 03, 2007 07:00 ET

Harvey Pitt to Present Keynote Session at Mitratech's Interact 2007 Conference

Keynote Session Focuses on Practical Advice to Help Fortune® 500 Companies Improve Governance, Transparency and Ethics, While Enhancing Profitability

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 3, 2007 -- Mitratech, a leading provider of software solutions for organizations to manage legal, compliance, and security risks, today announced that Harvey Pitt will be presenting the keynote session at Interact 2007 -- the networking and learning conference for legal and compliance professionals.

One of the foremost governance and transparency experts in the world, former Chairman Pitt will help launch Interact 2007 sessions on Monday, September 10, 2007 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ. Retained by many Fortune® 500 companies and virtually all the leading financial services firms, Mr. Pitt will discuss governance best practices.

The keynote session will lead into a two-day conference that gathers together general counsel, compliance and risk officers, in-house counsel, legal IT professionals, and department heads. The Interact 2007 program will help attendees gain strategic advantages in legal and compliance management while supporting business growth. Attendees will benefit from expert speakers, case study sessions, peer learning, and off-line networking.

"Organizations are looking to achieve agile and responsible growth in an era of legal and regulatory uncertainty," said Shaheen Javadizadeh, Vice President of Marketing at Mitratech. "Mitratech events deliver educational value to help manage legal and compliance risks intelligently, while fueling business objectives. We believe in working with celebrated thought leaders to help organizations reduce risks and further their business."

Interact 2007 runs September 9 - 11 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge and is hosted by Mitratech. For more information, please contact

About Harvey Pitt

Harvey L. Pitt is the Chief Executive Officer of the global business consulting firm, Kalorama Partners, LLC. Prior to founding Kalorama Partners, Mr. Pitt was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as the twenty-sixth Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. In that role, from 2001 until 2003, Mr. Pitt was responsible, among other things, for overseeing the SEC's response to the market disruptions resulting from the terrorist attacks of 9/11, for creating the SEC's "real time enforcement" program, and for leading the Commission's adoption of dozens of rules in response to the corporate and accounting crises generated by the excesses of the 1990s.

For nearly a quarter of a century before becoming the Commission's Chairman, Mr. Pitt was a senior corporate partner in the international law firm, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson. He also was a founding trustee and the first President of the SEC Historical Society, and participated in a wide variety of bar and continuing legal education activities to further public consideration of significant corporate and securities law issues.

About Mitratech

Since 1987, Mitratech has provided matter management, compliance, and security solutions to the world's largest organizations. With direct access to financial, performance, and exposure data, our clients have better aligned departmental management strategies with corporate and budgetary objectives. Beyond operational efficiency gains, Mitratech clients use TeamConnect to collaborate with business partners, provide superior service, and realize tangible cost savings. For more information, please visit

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