Dan Zitting

Managing Director and CEO at Galvanize


Dan Zitting is the managing director and chief executive officer at Galvanize, a Diligent brand. Diligent is the largest governance, risk, and compliance SaaS provider with more than $500 million in revenue and a $7 billion company valuation.

As the CEO at Galvanize, Dan is responsible for Diligent's Galvanize brand including the success of its customers, the evolution of its products, and the overall growth of its business. He is also responsible for ensuring successful integration of Galvanize and Diligent, creating incremental benefit for both the customers and employees of the combined organization.

With more than 18 years’ experience in the technology industry, Dan has garnered extensive knowledge in enterprise software, entrepreneurship and growth, and corporate risk management and compliance.

Prior to Galvanize, Dan spent most of 10 years in professional services before founding SaaS platform and New York City tech start-up Workpapers.com, the first enterprise cloud software for audit and compliance management. The company was later acquired by ACL (now Galvanize), combining the power of cloud collaboration and big data analytics into one industry-leading platform and brand.

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