Brian Stafford

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER


Brian Stafford is Chief Executive Officer of Diligent Corporation. Brian assumed the role of CEO in March 2015 and is responsible for all day-to-day operations, with a focus on accelerating global growth and incorporating scale into the business in order to seamlessly manage the growth.

Brian previously served as a Partner at McKinsey & Company, where he founded and led their Growth Stage Tech Practice. While there, he concentrated on helping Growth Stage Technology companies scale faster and did extensive work with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, focusing on growth strategy, sales operations and strategy, pricing, international growth strategy and team building. Prior to his tenure at McKinsey, Brian was the Founder, President and CEO of CarOrder, a division of Trilogy Software based in Austin, Texas.

Brian holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Chicago and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He currently lives in Manhattan.

Leaders at Diligent

Brian Stafford

Chief Executive Officer

Lisa Edwards

Chief Operating Officer

Amanda Carty 

Chief Marketing Officer

Michael Stanton

Chief Financial Officer

Avigail Dadone

Chief People Officer

Ken Surdan

Chief Product Officer

Dan Zitting

Managing Director & CEO, Galvanize

Dyke Debrie

Managing Director, Steele Compliance

Henry Jiang

Chief Information Security Officer

Liam Healy

SVP & Managing Director, International

MarKeith Allen

SVP & Managing Director, Mission Driven 

Nick Flynn

SVP & Managing Director, Americas

Our Board

Brian Stafford

Adam Berger

Betsy Atkins

Behdad Eghbali

Yvette Hollingsworth Clark

Deven Parekh

James Pade