• Global compliance has become imperative for companies across the world especially in sectors such as Banking, Financial services and Insurance (BFSI), Energy and Utilities, Biotech and Pharmaceuticals, Information Technology (IT) and Telecom. Enterprise governance, risk management and compliance (eGRC) is being considered critical to business management. Today every corporate action has to pass the hurdles of compliance requirements which are growing in number with the evolution of business processes and the increasing vulnerabilities brought by surging expectations of transparency. Moreover, once these requirements and reporting are established, they tend to stay in place for a very long time. The good news is that many companies have identified this market opportunity and the solutions and services now available to CFOs, CIOs and Chief Compliance Officers are unprecedented. Also, in light of the growth rates and the size of the market, many technology, consulting and outsourcing companies are seeking to explore and gain access to this market. Under these circumstances, it is essential to identify the key vendors in the eGRC market ecosystem by understanding their business models, pricing models and their respective customer bases. With exponentially increasing number of compliance solution providers in the market, it is a tough task to zero in on one. To help organizations and entrepreneurs in the selection of such solution providers, CIOReview magazine brings to you the ’20 Most Promising Governance, Risk and Compliance Companies’. These organizations are helping small and large enterprises in meeting the compliance requirements to ensure their business continuity. A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs and analysts including CIOReview editorial board analyzed several companies to finalize the list.