Michael Rasmussen is an internationally recognized pundit on the topics of business ethics, corporate culture, policy management, and compliance. With more than 18 years of experience, Michael helps organizations understand their culture and improve related Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) strategies, processes, and technologies that deliver business agility, efficiency, and effectiveness. He is a sought-after keynote speaker, author, and advisor on compliance and risk management strategies. He is noted for being one of the earliest advocates for a collaborative and integrated approach to GRC.
Michael has served in leading roles to create public policy contributions for U.S. Congressional reports and committees, and currently serves on the Leadership Council of the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG) and chairs OCEG’s Technology Council. Michael is quoted extensively in the press and is respected for his commentary on broadcast news channels. In June 2007, Treasury & Risk recognized Michael as one of the 100 most influential people in finance with specific accolades noting his work in “Governance and Compliance: Saving the Planet and the Corporation.” In October 2008, he was recognized as a “Rising Star in Rocky Times: Corporate America’s Outstanding Executives Under the Age of 40.”
Michael has worked in the analyst, consultancy, and enterprise sectors. Prior to founding Corporate Integrity, Michael was a Vice-President and ’Top Analyst’ at Forrester Research, Inc. Before Forrester, he led the risk/compliance consulting practice at a professional services firm in the Midwest.
Michael’s educational experience consists of a JD and a B of S in Business. Michael is currently pursuing a MDiv. He is a CCEP (Certified Compliance and Ethic Professional) as well as a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional). OCEG/GRC Certify has recognized him as an GRC Fellow for his contributions and advancement of GRC practices around the world.
GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance), compliance management, risk management (e.g., strategic, operational, legal, compliance), business ethics, corporate governance, investigations, corporate policy management & communication, corporate social responsibility.