New York, NY - November 30, 2020- - Diligent, the modern governance leader, today announced it has been included on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500,™ a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America.
Diligent's leadership team attributes this recognition to its continued commitment to turning modern governance into a competitive advantage for its global customer base through innovative SaaS technologies and insights. During the past year, the company has launched a variety of cutting-edge solutions, including the Modern Leadership initiative driven by the Diligent Director Network to increase hiring transparency and create new board roles to help diversify organizational leadership.
"I am honored Deloitte has recognized Diligent as a leading technology company,' said Brian Stafford, CEO of Diligent. 'We have experienced unprecedented growth in recent years, which we credit to both our continued commitment to customer service and dedication to developing best-in-class SaaS solutions for our customers around the world.'
'When the pandemic struck, we knew many organizations faced the daunting task of both managing the crisis and sustaining operations. I am proud that Diligent rose to the challenge and armed board members, C-suite executives and leaders across the globe with the tools they need to secure a virtual workforce, plan for business continuity, and manage the impacts of the pandemic. I am excited to see what we accomplish next as the leader in modern governance solutions.'
Overall, 2020 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 175% to 106,508% from 2016 to 2019, with median growth of 450%.
About Deloitte's 2020 Technology Fast 500™
Now in its 26th year, Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies - both public and private - in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2016 to 2019.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $US50,000, and current-year operating revenues of at least $US5 million. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.
About Diligent Corporation
Diligent Corporation is the pioneer of modern governance, empowering leaders to turn effective governance into a competitive advantage. Leveraging unparalleled insights from a team of industry innovators, as well as highly secure, integrated SaaS technologies, Diligent's industry-leading suite of solutions changes how work gets done at the executive and board levels. Leaders rely on Diligent to drive accountability and transparency, while addressing stakeholder and shareholder priorities. Its applications also help streamline the day-to-day work of board management and committees, and support collaboration and secure information sharing. Designed for both public and private sector organizations, Diligent is helping to usher in a new era of modern governance.
The largest global network of directors and executives, Diligent is relied on by 19,000 organizations and nearly 700,000 leaders in more than 90 countries. With an eye towards inclusivity and accessibility, Diligent serves some of the largest public governing bodies, including more than 50% of the Fortune 1000, 70% of the FTSE 100, and 65% of the ASX.