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Former DOJ Compliance Counsel Hui Chen To Keynote Convercent’s Converge17: “Ethics at the Center”

Denver, CO | July 4, 2017

Convercent, the leading cloud platform for ethics and compliance, today announced former Department of Justice compliance counsel Hui Chen will keynote its annual industry event, Converge17, taking place October 3-5 in Denver. Chen made headlines when she attributed her June DOJ resignation to the ethical and compliance misconduct of the current Presidential administration, stating she could no longer hold companies to standards the White House was “not living up to.” […]

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Convercent, Ethisphere Release Study on Aligning Business Goals with Ethics

Convercent, Ethisphere Release Study on Aligning Business Goals with Ethics

Denver, CO | June 1, 2017

Second annual survey reveals the shift from traditional compliance to proactive ethics as a key business driver Convercent, the leading provider of cloud ethics and compliance management software, in partnership with Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining the standards of ethical business practice, today released the second annual 2017 Ethics and Compliance Survey. According to the 2017 survey, the importance of an ethical business culture is rapidly gaining visibility […]

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Convercent Posts Record First Quarter 2017

Denver, CO | May 23, 2017

Convercent, the leading global provider of SaaS enterprise ethics and compliance management software, today announced record-breaking results in the first quarter of 2017. Highlights include $10 million in funding, an expanded leadership team, the release of Convercent Insights, and the addition of more than 30 new enterprise customers, including Tesla Inc. and Johnson Controls. “The growth we’re experiencing at Convercent is a testament to the ethical transformation happening at a […]

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Convercent Expands Leadership Team, Appoints Vice President to Lead Global Advisory Services

Denver, CO | April 25, 2017

DENVER, CO–(Marketwired – Apr 25, 2017) – Convercent, the leading provider of SaaS enterprise ethics and compliance management software, today announced the addition of Tonnis Poppema as its first Vice President, Global Advisory Services. Poppema brings more than 15 years of building ethics and compliance programs for multinational brands and will play an instrumental role in accelerating international growth and expanding Convercent’s ethics and compliance advisory offerings. He will be […]

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Convercent Releases Insights To Drive Ethics & Compliance Success Through Data

Denver, CO | March 28, 2017

Convercent, the leading provider of SaaS enterprise ethics and compliance management software, today announced the release of Convercent Insights, a new application in Convercent’s Ethics Cloud suite of applications. Insights synthesizes company-wide ethics and compliance data from the Convercent Cloud to deliver comprehensive metrics of the entire program. This consolidated view means Chief Ethics and Compliance Officers (CECOs) can identify issues before they escalate, make better, faster decisions, and showcase […]

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Convercent Closes $10 Million Round

Convercent Closes $10 Million Round to Accelerate Leadership in Business Ethics and Compliance Worldwide

Denver, CO | February 14, 2017

Convercent, the leading provider of SaaS enterprise ethics and compliance management software, today announced it has closed a $10 million round of funding. This latest round comes after a record-breaking year across all aspects of the company. Existing investors Sapphire Ventures and Tola Capital shared the round that brings Convercent’s total capital raised to $47 million. Convercent will use the funding to fuel its explosive growth, including investments in innovation […]

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Convercent Announces First International Office Opening

London | November 1, 2016

Convercent, the leading global provider of modern compliance management software, today announced the opening of its first UK-based office. The South Bank location will better serve the firm’s clients that are based in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as accelerate growth in these markets. The office is located at 22 Upper Ground and will join the company’s existing location in Denver. “The opening of our new European […]

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Convercent Brings Biggest Release in Company's History to Market

Convercent Brings Biggest Release in Company’s History to Market

Denver, CO | October 4, 2016

Convercent, the leading provider of compliance management software, today announced the release of Convercent 4.0, the company’s biggest release to date. This product release pushes the compliance industry to new innovations with an integrated way of managing compliance, including enhancements to conflicts of interest management, case escalation routing and in-app multi-lingual support. “Convercent 4.0 is the latest milestone not only in Convercent’s mission to bring cutting-edge technology to this underserved […]

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Convercent Holds First Annual User Conference, Brings Together Compliance Professionals from Across the Globe

Denver, CO | September 21, 2016

Convercent, the leading provider of enterprise compliance management software, concluded its first global user conference, Converge ’16, Sept. 14-16, which drew in current clients and prospects from around the globe across industries. To be held annually, Converge ’16 is the only industry conference where compliance professionals are not being spoken at, but rather where they shape the conversation with interactive demo sessions, world-class speaking panels and elite networking events. The […]

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Katie Smith, CCO, Convercent

Convercent Names Firm’s First Chief Compliance Officer

Denver, CO | September 14, 2016

DENVER – Sept. 14, 2016 – Convercent, the leading provider of enterprise compliance management software, announced today the of addition Katie H. Smith as the company’s first-ever Chief Compliance Officer. Smith’s new role at the firm sends a strong message of having a dedicated compliance officer with an executive title and the importance of such in the start-up industry. Smith will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Smith […]

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Los Angeles Times

The start-ups that will help your company avoid becoming the next Uber

Denver, CO | August 3, 2017

By Tracey Lien Amy Errett wanted to gauge employee happiness at her e-commerce start-up, but surveys weren’t working. Responses were often vague, unhelpful or, worse, deceitful. And even if she promised anonymity, some workers didn’t trust the process. “It just never had consistency and objectivity,” said Errett, who runs the 75-person San Francisco e-commerce hair care company Madison Reed. So she called in outsiders for help. A new breed of […]

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Denver, CO | August 2, 2017

The Mistake: Not doing enough testing and research. Convercent is an enterprise software company. We’re 5 years old, and we’ve hit our stride. We’re growing at a very healthy rate today. If you rewind three years, we had a belief in what the product should be and what our go-to-market strategy should be. Fortunately, our belief in the product was correct. It’s the same product we sell today very successfully. […]

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11 Ways to Maximize Every Part of Your Day

Denver, CO | August 2, 2017

“I have a set routine I never break: Get up, walk to a coffee shop, have an espresso. It gets my brain ready to prepare for everything I am doing that day. When I’m home, I take my son, and when I’m traveling, I get to explore a new place.” — Patrick Quinlan, CEO, compliance management software company Convercent

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The next big corporate trend? Actually having ethics.

Denver, CO | July 20, 2017

As San Francisco celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, the city (and its now nearly indistinguishable sibling, Silicon Valley) are watching a very different summer play out: A Summer of Ethics. In yet another iteration of a story that’s feeling all too familiar, three female entrepreneurs accusedBinary Capital co-founder Justin Caldbeck of sexual harassment, leading to bungled attempts at a response and Caldbeck’s permanent exit. Susan Fowler’s […]

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Incivility in the U.S is so Intense, Americans Feel Safest at Work

NBC NEWS | June 21, 2017

by NICOLE SPECTOR Every day it’s something else: an act of terror, a political upheaval, a filmed incident of violence gone viral. Even Facebook, a platform designed for amicable sharing, has become a hotbed for conflict and negativity. Safe spaces seem to be vanishing from beneath our feet. Where to take refuge and experience some good old-fashioned civility? It might just be your cubicle. Civility in America VII: The State […]

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Investing In A Top-To-Bottom Ethical Culture Using Data

Corporate Compliance Insights | June 8, 2017

BY Maurice Gilbert Convercent and Ethisphere recently released findings from a survey about the importance of an ethical business culture. A culture of ethics is finally being recognized by the top brass as a key differentiator and critical to long-term success. The report touches on today’s biggest ethics and compliance challenges and demonstrates that CECOs are beginning to take a seat at the table. Read on for additional findings. Keeping […]

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Report: CECOs struggle with outdated technology, siloed data

FCPA Blog | June 6, 2017

BY Aarti Maharaj A new survey found that Chief Compliance and Ethics Officers are struggling to effectively aggregate and analyze data due in part to outdated technology and a lack of available tools at their disposal. The 2017 Ethics and Compliance Survey engaged more than 335 business ethics leaders across the United States and abroad. The report, released this week by the Ethisphere Institute and compliance services firm Convercent, found that respondents […]

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The Morning Risk Report: Compliance Boosts Foothold in C-Suite, Boardrooms

The Wall Street Journal | May 31, 2017

By BEN DIPIETRO Chief compliance and ethics officers are increasingly being included in senior-level discussions about corporate strategy, showing compliance is gaining favor in boardrooms worldwide but also pointing out the challenges the function continues to face, according to a survey to be released this week by business ethics advocacy organization Ethisphere Institute and compliance services firm Convercent. The survey of 335 senior-level executives world-wide who are involved in their organization’s […]

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Comply Ethic | May 22, 2017

by Leona Lewis Katie Smith serves as EVP and Chief Compliance Officer for Convercent. Bringing nearly 20 years’ experience from the high tech, energy, insurance and financial services industries, Katie has implemented ethics and compliance programs for multinational companies. Her professional passion flourishes in building compliance programs from the ground up and raising awareness throughout the company on the importance of proactive compliance and ethics management. Podcast Before joining Convercent, […]

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More CEOs Are Getting Fired After an Ethical Lapse, Study Finds

The Wall Street Journal | May 14, 2017

by Vanessa Fuhrmans Ethical breaches are causing more chief executives to lose their jobs. The upside? Researchers say the rising numbers don’t point to more corporate misbehavior: It’s that CEOs are being held to a higher level of accountability. Among the myriad reasons corporate bosses leave their jobs, firings have been on the decline. In a study of CEO exits at the world’s 2,500 largest public companies, researchers at PricewaterhouseCoopers […]

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