Lisa Edwards

PRESIDENT & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Lisa Edwards is President and Chief Operating Officer of Diligent Corporation, the leader in modern governance providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance, audit and ESG with $600 million in revenue. Lisa assumed the role in September 2020 and is responsible for commercial growth and performance, including global sales, marketing, customer success, and 24/7/365 worldwide support.

Lisa previously served as EVP of Strategic Business Operations at Salesforce after running Global Corporate Services (GCS) and serving as CPO. Prior to Salesforce, Lisa led global strategic partnerships for Visa, Inc. as SVP/Head of Global Strategic Alliances and Global IP Strategy and earlier served in an operations role as Head of Global Corporate Services. Earlier in her career, Lisa served as CEO of KnowledgeX, a database startup which she led in a sale to IBM and co-founded Valubond, an online fixed income exchange and subscription service, and served as President, COO, and head of the ATS (Alternative Trading System) prior to its acquisition by Knight Capital.

Lisa serves on the Board of Directors of Colgate-Palmolive. She holds a MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Stanford University. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.

Leaders at Diligent

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Brian Stafford

Chief Executive Officer
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Lisa Edwards

Chief Operating Officer
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Amanda Carty 

Chief Marketing Officer
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Michael Stanton

Chief Financial Officer
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Avigail Dadone

Chief People Officer
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Dan Zitting

Chief Product and Strategy Officer

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Henry Jiang

Chief Information Security Officer
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Liam Healy

SVP & Managing Director, International
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MarKeith Allen

SVP & Managing Director, Mission Driven 
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Nick Flynn

SVP & Managing Director, Americas
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Satheesh Ravala

Chief Technology Officer

Our Board

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Brian Stafford

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Adam Berger

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Betsy Atkins

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Behdad Eghbali

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Yvette Hollingsworth Clark

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Deven Parekh

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James Pade

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Christine Anderson