Linda Tuck Chapman, Chief Executive Officer at Third Party Risk Institute Ltd.
Patricia McParland, Director - Product Marketing, MetricStream
Pat McParland is responsible for creating product messaging, product go-to-market plans and analyzing market trends. Pat has more than 25 years of financial data and technology marketing experience and has led product and marketing teams at Dow Jones and Dun & Bradstreet as well as a number of startups. She has a BA from the College of William and Mary and lives in Summit, New Jersey.
Ms. Tuck Chapman, advisor, author, and popular speaker specializes in third-party management, optimization and governance. As a former corporate executive and subject matter expert, she delivers unique insight and develops pragmatic solutions that drive enterprise value. She is passionate about driving enterprise value. She is Risk Management Association’s (RMA) subject matter expert and Co-Chair, Third Party Risk Management Roundtable; and Adjunct Professor, RMA/Wharton Advanced Risk Management Program, Wharton Executive Education. Linda is a long-serving Chair, Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) Thought Leaders Council; an Advisory Board Member, Shared Assessment Group; a long-serving Judge for Outsourcing Center’s Global Outsourcing Excellence Awards; Member, CIO Executive Leadership Council (UK); and Lecturer, Center for Outsourcing Research and Education.
Linda is also a regular contributor to leading industry publications including the Wall Street Journal and RMA Journal. Her book “Third Party Management – Driving Enterprise Value” is available on Amazon.com. She has received special recognition from RMA, SIG, and Global Sourcing Leaders. She is an ICB Fellow and Medalist, and holds an MBA (Magna Cum Laude) from Dalhousie University School of Business.
Vidyadhar Phalke, Chief Technology Evangelist, MetricStream
Vidya Phalke is responsible for MetricStream's technical architecture and strategy. Prior to being promoted to the CTO position, Vidya served as Vice President of Product Management and Engineering at MetricStream where he was responsible for Software Products and Platform Delivery. Starting in 2003, Vidya has been instrumental in transforming the, then nascent, GRC Platform vision into an industry-leading GRC Software.
Over the course of his career, Vidya has held various Senior Product Management and Engineering positions in Bivio Networks, Narus and Network Programs, building enterprise-grade businesses and operations support systems.
Before joining the software Industry, Vidya was an Academic at Rutgers University where he won two SBIR grants for cutting-edge research on Databases and Network Optimization. Besides a PhD in Computer Science from Rutgers University, Vidya holds a management degree from MIT Sloan and a Bachelor’s degree from IIT, Delhi, India.