Mike Rost is a key contributor to product strategy at Workiva and works with business leaders in the areas of governance, risk, and compliance. With more than 20 years of experience assisting organizations with using technology to optimize business processes, Mike has an extensive background in internal audit, risk management, and advising compliance professionals. He has been active in industry associations, including the Open Compliance and Ethics Group and the Institute of Internal Auditors. Mike is also a frequent speaker at industry conferences on subjects such as risk best practices, guidance on the implementation audit, and risk and compliance technology. He has a bachelor's degree in economics and an M.B.A. in marketing and finance from the University of Minnesota.