MetricStream`s Chairman Gunjan Sinha to Speak at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2008

Released on: April 17, 2008, 4:38 am

Press Release Author: MetricStream

Industry: Management

Press Release Summary: Mr. Sinha to discuss 'The Future of Internet - Web 3.0' at
the premier Asian business and economic forum attended by leading Government, and
business leaders from around the world.

Press Release Body: MetricStream announced today that its Chairman Gunjan Sinha will
be a featured speaker at the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2008, the
most prestigious and premier forum for leaders in government, business and academia
in Asia and other countries. The event is being graced by China\'s President, Hu
Jintao who will be joined by some of the most prominent figures in global politics
and business, including Kevin Michael Rudd, Prime Minister of Australia, Michelle
Jeria Bachelet, President of Chile, Pervez Musharraf, President of Pakistan,
Fredrik Reinfeldt, Prime Minister of Sweden, Colin Powell, Former US Secretary of
State and chief executives from some of the largest corporations in the world. This
eighth BFA Annual Conference 2008 will be held between April 11th and 13th in the
town of Boao, Hainan Province, China.

The BFA, a non-government, non-profit international organization, Initiated in 1998
by Fidel V. Ramos, former President of the Philippines, Bob Hawke, former Prime
Minister of Australia, and Morihiro Hosokawa, former Prime Minister of Japan, was
formally inaugurated in February 2001. The forum is committed to promoting regional
economic integration and bringing Asian countries closer to their development goals.
Illustrating the principles of the World Economic Forum, BFA provides an opportunity
for global thought leaders to share their vision on the most pressing issues in
Asian economies and the world at large.

The 2008 conference is significantly marked as China highlights its 30th anniversary
of the introduction of the Reform and Opening Up Policy, a major milestone in China'
s history, and one that set the country on the course to its current economic
success. The theme for this year's event: Green Asia, Moving towards Win-Win through
Changes, is aimed at bringing forth the challenges and opportunities influencing the
region's environmental future and how the private sector can contribute to improving
the environment.

Speaking on the topic "The Future of Internet - Web 3.0" Mr. Sinha will be exploring
Web 3.0, the next information network, which will supersede Web 2.0 to select and
distribute knowledge intelligently. Lee Kaifu, President, Google Greater China,
Yoon-Woo Lee, Vice Chairman & CEO, Samsung Electronics, Martin Lau, President,
Tencent Holdings and Neil Shen, Founding & Managing Partner, Sequoia Capital China
will join Mr. Sinha on a panel to examine Web 3.0 as a mechanism which enhances
virtual infrastructure and the extent of its impact on Asian economy and the
creative and intellectual capabilities of its people.

Mr. Sinha serves as the Executive Chairman of MetricStream, an organization
dedicated to enabling businesses to ensure compliance with government regulations
through innovative technology and community driven solutions. Under his leadership,
MetricStream has emerged as the market leader in solutions for Governance, Risk,
Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management. Sinha was recently recognized as one of the
premier Asian American business executives in the United States by the Asian
American Business Development Center (AABDC), which included Sinha on its 2007
"Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award" list.

Speaking on his participation at the event as a featured speaker, Sinha said \"It's
my privilege to be a part of this influential forum. The event brings together
powerful leaders from across the globe and provides a platform to make decisions and
drive changes that impact the future of Asian economies and its people. I am honored
to partake in this occasion which aims to strengthen and channelize Asia's growth
and opportunities in world economy."

"We are engaged with a number of public and private organizations in the region on
critical governance-related initiatives," said Shankar Bhaskaran, Head Asia Pacific
of MetricStream. "BFA is an ideal forum for us to showcase how organizations in Asia
can succeed in their Governance Risk and Compliance programs for sustainable
About MetricStream
MetricStream is a market leader in Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality
Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading
corporations such as Pfizer, Philips, American Airlines, NASDAQ, SanDisk, BP,
Entergy, Subway, Fairchild Semiconductor, Hitachi and TaylorMade-Adidas Golf in
diverse industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Automotive, Food, High
Tech Manufacturing, Energy and Financial Services to manage their quality processes,
regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance initiatives, as
well as by over a million compliance professionals served through, as web 2.0 portal and online community that brings together
GRC professionals from across the world.

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Contact Details: Media contact:
Shankar Bhaskaran
Head Asia pacific, MetricStream
+91 9845171980;

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