Grace Beason

Guidewire Software

Director of Governance, Risk and Compliance

Grace has more than 15 years hands on experience building both procedural and technical solutions, as well as leading global technology and engineering teams to fully automate and operationalize automated Governance and Compliance in large scale IT and OT environments.  

Grace led the global transformation of governance, risk, and compliance both for Enterprise Services at Hewlett-Packard and the Global Delivery Organization at DXC Technology. Creating efficiency through automation, Grace, developed, built, and operationalized automated compliance and governance operations for more than 3000 Enterprise customers for which these companies provided IT operations and development services.  

Most recently Grace was appointed as the global leader of Governance, Risk and Compliance, for a software company, Guidewire Software, that specializes in developing and producing SaaS and onPrem software solutions for the insurance industry, where she is effecting and executing the exact same methodology that she developed and operationalized at Hewlett-Packard, to successfully apply that in a small and medium (SME) size enterprise environment.

She has demonstrated that the methodology that she developed, fully operationalized and automated, at scale for multiple large enterprises, can be effectively operationalized and implemented in both small and medium enterprises as well.