George Govantes

George Govantes is an IT professional with over 20 years of experience in Information Security, Identity Management, IT and Data Governance. Specializing in the development and integration of leading IT Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) practices into an organization’s culture and daily business and IT operations mitigating risk while improving business agility. The resulting paradigm shift lowers the risk to the organization by improving communication and integrating governance as a standard practice in daily operational activities reducing the risk of human error while improving the delivery of operational excellence. George has spoken at dozens of technical and security conferences around the United States.


Many organizations struggle with developing and incorporating governance into their cultures and daily operations impacting risk and business agility. This discussion covers the best approaches on implementing a GRC program, how to establish methods for measuring success, and methods for gaining adoption by empowering team members within your organization.