The Power of Women Leaders with Shellye Archambeau, CEO of MetricStream

What does it take to work your way to the top of an organization? Do you have an intention of being a CEO someday? Shellye Archambeau is the CEO of MetricStream, a governance, risk, and compliance company. She had a 15-year career at IBM where she worked her way up to run IBM's Asia Pacific business for the public sector, making her the first African American woman to be sent on assignment internationally by the company.

She will share with us her experiences as we dive into the attributes of a great leader and identify the benefits of women leaders and the need for more diversity at the top.

Shellye Archambeau is a leader in both business and community. In her tenure as CEO of MetricStream, a Silicon Valley-based governance, risk, compliance and quality software company that enables corporations to comply with rules, regulations and mandates such as FDA regulations and Sarbanes-Oxley, the company’s sales have grown 100 percent year after year.

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MetricStream has been recognized for growth and innovation over the years and was awarded the highly acclaimed international business award, the “Stevie,” for innovative business model in 2007. In 2008 MetricStream was named a leader in Governance, Risk and Compliance by Forrester Research and Gartner.

Shellye has been recognized as a leader by several organizations including being ranked a Top Women of Influence in Silicon Valley and recently named a Game Changer by The Registry Bay Area.