SOURCE: OpenPages


February 02, 2010 09:57 ET

OpenPages' Gordon Burnes to Participate in IBM Smart Governance Forum

Burnes Will Join Fellow Industry Thought-Leaders to Discuss Operational Risk Reporting

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - February 2, 2010) -

Who: Gordon Burnes, vice president of marketing, OpenPages

What: The IBM Smart Governance Forum

Where: Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay, Calif.

When: February 1-3, 2010

The IBM Smart Governance Forum will look at Smart, Instrumented Information Supply Chains that enable organizations to monitor structured and unstructured information flows, new reporting interfaces that compare current events to past occurrences for risk analytics, and business intelligence solutions that link metrics to scorecards, KPIs to KRIs, and operational efficiencies to maturity goals. The event will explore how to expand the Data Governance Council Maturity Model with 5 new levels to span the distance from Data to Information Governance Maturity.

Gordon Burnes, vice president of marketing for OpenPages, will speak as part of a panel on Operational Risk Reporting. The panel, held on February 2 at 1:30pm ET, will be moderated by Steve Adler, Chairman, IBM Data Governance Council. Joining Gordon on the panel will be Jane Yao, American Banker Association and Jonathan Davies, RiskBusiness International.

About Gordon Burnes

As Vice President, Marketing, Gordon M. Burnes is responsible for leading the company's marketing and partnership efforts to help drive OpenPages' revenue growth. Burnes brings to OpenPages seventeen years of experience working with high growth companies. Burnes comes to OpenPages from McNamee Lawrence, a boutique investment bank focused on the information technology sector, where he provided strategic financial advisory services to mid-market software companies.

Prior to McNamee Lawrence, Burnes held a variety of marketing and business development roles in emerging technology companies. As vice president of marketing and business development at Wheelhouse, Burnes managed corporate and product marketing as well as ISV alliances and technology partnerships. Prior to joining Wheelhouse, Burnes was responsible for product marketing at GTE Internetworking's IP Telecom division. Before that, Burnes held several different product marketing and product management roles at Shiva Corporation. Burnes has an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from Harvard University.

About OpenPages

OpenPages is the leading provider of integrated risk management solutions for global companies. The OpenPages Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Platform empowers a risk-based approach to identify and manage key business risks across the enterprise. This approach enables companies to focus on what's important and to avoid unexpected outcomes while improving performance. Founded in 1996, the company is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, with international offices in the United Kingdom, distribution partners in Japan and South Africa and regional offices throughout North America. For more information, please visit

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