SOURCE: OpenPages

November 13, 2006 09:00 ET

Michael Duffy, President and CEO of OpenPages Joins Financial Visionaries at Annual MIT Chief Financial Officer Summit

Duffy Joins Panel of Experts to Discuss ERM: Creating Value Through Conscious Decision-Making

WALTHAM, MA and NEWTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 13, 2006 -- OpenPages, the leading provider of enterprise governance, risk and compliance management (GRCM) solutions, today announced that Michael Duffy, president and CEO of OpenPages, will join financial industry luminaries as a featured speaker and panelist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's annual Chief Financial Officers' Summit.

The annual event, being held on November 17 at the Boston Marriott in Newton, Mass., brings together more than 500 senior financial decision makers for discussions about today's most pressing societal, business and technology issues affecting key financial decision makers. The CFO Summit brings together financial visionaries from academia, industry, venture capital and government, including Treasurer of the United States Anna Cabral.

"MIT has brought together an impressive panel of speakers, and I am appreciative that they've made me a featured panelist alongside visionaries from GE, Sovereign Bank and the Risk Management Association," said Duffy. "It is my hope that together we can convey valuable information to attendees on how enterprise risk management and strategic decision-making allow organizations to gain significant advantages over competitors."

Michael Duffy brings to OpenPages more than 25 years of experience in building world-class technology companies. Based on his vision for Business Governance, OpenPages has emerged as the leading provider of governance, risk and compliance management software solutions, recognized throughout the industry for its proven product innovation and dedication to customer success. Under his leadership, OpenPages has achieved record growth, with a three-year sales growth rate of more than 2,033 percent, ranking the company #22 on the 2006 Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies.

Duffy will join moderator Craig Martin, Director at the Association for Financial Professionals, and a distinguished group of panelists including Rob Ceske, Chief Risk Manager of Corporate Treasury, GE; John Drew, ERM council, Risk Management Association; and Bob Rose, MD for credit risk, Sovereign Bank. Their topic will be creating value through conscious decision-making.

"The annual MIT CFO Summit is the premier financial executive conference, combining thought provoking MIT research with leading financial strategists across all areas of business, including enterprise, telecommunications, professional sports, healthcare, entertainment, and more," said Jack McCullough, Co-Chair of MIT Sloan CFO Summit and New Ventures Practice Leader at AccountAbility Outsourcing. "With topics ranging from accountability in the public sector to stock options and executive compensation, the MIT CFO Summit gets at the heart of critical business pain points facing today's top financial decision makers."

For more information on the MIT CFO Summit and registration details, visit

About MIT Sloan Alumni Club of Boston and MIT Sloan School of Management

The Sloan Alumni Club of Boston conducts a full calendar of events focused on MIT Leadership and Executive Management Best Practices. The events promote the MIT philosophy of mens et manus -- "mind and hands" -- and involve internationally renowned thought-leaders and practitioners. The club's annual series of public symposia include the Women in Business and Technology Symposium; the CIO Symposium; and the CFO and CMO Summits. Visit for more information.

For over fifty years, the MIT Sloan School of Management has been one of the world's leading academic sources of innovation in management theory and practice. With students from more than 60 countries, MIT Sloan School develops effective, innovative, and principled leaders who advance the global economy. For more information, visit

About OpenPages

OpenPages is the leading provider of governance, risk and compliance management software solutions. The company's solutions provide the visibility, decision support and control to improve accountability, better manage risk, achieve compliance with numerous regulations, improve operational performance and align strategies to ensure better results.

Market-leading corporations in financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, media/entertainment, retail/consumer, energy, high technology, health services and life sciences rely on OpenPages to help them achieve sustainable governance, risk and compliance management -- enabling them to become well-governed businesses. Founded in 1996, the company is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, with international offices in Hong Kong, Japan, France and the United Kingdom, and regional offices throughout North America.

For more information on OpenPages' suite of business governance software solutions or to register for an online demonstration, please call 781-693-5999 or visit

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