Gaurav Kapoor

Gaurav Kapoor is Chief Operating Officer at MetricStream, where he is responsible for sales, marketing, customer advocacy, the partner ecosystem and He also serves on the board of Regalix, a digital innovation and marketing company.

Until 2010, he served as the CFO of MetricStream. During this time, he led the company’s financial strategy as well as sales, marketing and partnerships. He also launched, a MetricStream business unit which has grown to become a leading online GRC community and content property.

Previously, Gaurav held the position of Vice President at OpenGrowth and ArcadiaOne. Prior to that, he spent several years in marketing, operations and business roles at Citibank in Asia and the U.S.

Gaurav has a bachelor’s degree in Technology (with Honors) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), a degree in Business from FMS, Delhi and an MBA from the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar.

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Why shouldn’t businesses only be worried about the bottom line? How have business strategies changed? MetricStream’s Gaurav Kapoor article discusses the importance of putting ethics and integrity at the core of the organization’s business strategy. In today’s world of social media and global interconnectedness, organizations are constantly under examination. This scrutiny comes not only from regulators and stakeholders, but also from customers...

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2020 promises to be a year of significant opportunity and change for organizations, as well as for the governance, risk and compliance (GRC) functions that support them. MetricStream’s Gaurav Kapoor discusses trends and changes to expect this year. New innovations in artificial intelligence (AI) and other disruptive technologies, coupled with a growing focus on culture, integrity, risk-awareness and real-time decision-making will open...

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Generation Z is poised to comprise nearly a quarter of the global workforce – and they’ll shortly become the first line of defense for most organizations. MetricStream COO Gaurav Kapoor discusses some unique attributes, expectations and risks associated with Gen Z. As Generation Z starts to enter the workforce, it will shortly make up almost a quarter of the global working population,...

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MetricStream’s COO, Gaurav Kapoor, discusses how the Chief Risk Officer’s role is changing; CROs are finding themselves increasingly focused on enabling growth while simultaneously ensuring stability. It’s a global trend: Consumers and investors are demanding better standards of corporate governance and integrity. This trend has effectively shifted the focus of the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) from traditional risk areas, such as financial...

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MetricStream’s Gaurav Kapoor shares insights and trends he’s gleaned from connecting with leading CXOs this summer. Here are some of the common threads these influential minds in IT GRC and audit discussed. This June, over 450 business executives, board directors, GRC practitioners, government leaders, industry analysts and more gathered to discuss the biggest risks and opportunities facing organizations today, as well as...

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Key Insights and Trends from the MetricStream GRC Summit 2018 MetricStream’s 2018 Summit in Baltimore saw several hundred business executives, government leaders, GRC practitioners and industry analysts gather to talk GDPR, strategies and solutions for building better governed, more compliant organizations and more. Gaurav Kapoor, MetricStream's Chief Operating Officer, shines a spotlight on some of the event’s key takeaways. From June 3-6,...

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