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CLM Innovator SirionLabs Announces Gold Sponsorship of IAOP Conference Focused on Outsourcing Governance in the Digital-Era

SirionLabs to join AbbVie and Neo Group in co-hosting session: ‘Leveraging partners to enhance your governance programs’

New York, NY, Nov 12, 2019: SirionLabs, a leader in contract lifecycle management (CLM) technology designed to enhance value across the full lifecycle of enterprise contracts, announced that it is officially a Gold Sponsor of IAOP’s (International Association of Outsourcing Professionals) GOV19 conference in Chicago on November 13. Building on the theme of “Governance in the Digital Era,” this year’s event will include immersive sessions on such topics as “The Past, Present, and Future of Governance” and “Governance Automation.” SirionLabs will join research-driven biopharmaceutical company AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) and outsourcing solutions specialist Neo Group to co-host a thought leadership session on “Outsourcing Governance: Leveraging partners to enhance your governance programs.”

“Outsourcing as a business strategy offers significant opportunities for transformation, but it also introduces many layers of operational complexity,” said Claude Marais, President and co-founder of SirionLabs, who will moderate the discussion. “To derive the full value for the business in outsourcing engagements, governance must be a top priority. Most organizations put their focus on negotiating the desired outcomes in the contract, but lack the right governance infrastructure to ensure that the negotiated value is delivered in full. Our presentation with Abbvie and Neo Group will shed light on how technology is enabling enhanced governance of outsourcing contracts.”

IAOP GOV19 will highlight the potential risks for businesses in the digital-era, from cyber-security threats to compliance failures and organizational silos, as well as the challenges in the design and use of technology and third-party partners.

“The time has come for the outsourcing industry to elevate its operating model to the next level. Cost arbitrage alone doesn’t get much attention in today’s innovation-driven market. Enterprises today seek outsourcing partners who can enhance their competitive advantage, improve customer experience, boost speed to market, etc.,” said Ajay Agrawal, co-founder and CEO at SirionLabs. “We are committed to accelerating this evolution of the buyer-supplier relationship through technology-driven governance solutions. We truly believe in IAOP’s theme for this conference and that’s why we’ve chosen to be a Gold Sponsor of IAOP GOV19.”

About SirionLabs

SirionLabs transforms enterprise engagements by bringing buyers and suppliers closer together across the full lifecycle of the contract, from authoring to performance to closure. Sirion’s award-winning CLM platform serves as a single source of truth for both parties across all key disciplines: contract authoring and management, performance management, invoice auditing and buyer-supplier collaboration. This holistic approach materially reduces friction between parties, improves transparency and trust, and drives improved outcomes and tangible savings while reducing the cost of governance.

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About IAOP

International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) is the global association that brings together customers, providers, and advisors in a collaborative, knowledge-based environment that promotes professional and organizational development, recognition, certification, and excellence to improve business service models and outcomes. Our members and affiliates worldwide are digging deep at IAOP conferences, learning at IAOP chapter meetings, getting trained and certified at IAOP courses and workshops, and connecting through IAOP social media, all with one goal: better business results. Visit to learn more.