Growth Gurus: Brian Stafford of Diligent


If you had to boil it down, what single factor has contributed most to your company's growth?

“A highly focused and motivated team with a desire to build something great.” – Brian Stafford, Chief Executive Officer of Diligent 

About Brian Stafford

Brian Stafford is the Chief Executive Officer of Diligent Corporation. He steers the company in providing innovative governance management software and expert thought leadership to over 14,000 organizations and 450,000 users worldwide.

Stafford is passionate about growth strategy, sales operations, and building best-in-class teams. He specializes in helping Growth Stage Technology companies scale faster. Previously, Stafford served as a Partner at McKinsey & Company, where he founded and led their Growth Stage Tech Practice. Prior to his tenure at McKinsey, Stafford was the Founder, President and CEO of CarOrder, a division of Trilogy Software based in Austin, Texas.

About Diligent

Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Over 4,000 clients in more than 60 countries and on all seven continents rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information. The Diligent Boards solution simplifies and improves how board materials are produced, delivered, and collaborated on across any device, removing the security concerns and ultimately leading to better decision-making. 

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