Diligent Appoints New Chief Technology Officer and Chief Product and Strategy Officer to Bolster Company’s Platform Innovation

NEW YORK – (BUSINESS WIRE) — Diligent, a world leader in modern management that provides SaaS solutions for management, risk, compliance and ESG, is pleased to announce the appointment of Satis Ravala as the new Chief Technology Officer and Dan Zitting as the new Chief Product and Strategy Officer. Ravala and Zitting will develop an integrated Diligent platform to help companies link information across their organization, contributing to more focused leadership.

Satheesh Ravala brings Diligent more than 25 years of progressive leadership experience in the technology sector. He will manage the company’s technology strategy and expand the suite of solutions to combine risk, compliance, audit and ESG for stronger management. Ravala joins Diligent with Ellie Mae, now the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), where he led the company’s successful transformation into a SaaS model and played a key role in ICE’s acquisition of Ellie Mae. Before that he was in Yahoo! for more than 13 years where he held various technological roles.

Dan Sitting brings Diligent more than 18 years of experience in the technology industry, including more than a decade of experience creating innovative software solutions for management, risk and compliance. In his new position, he will lead innovation and solution development at Diligent to link management with ESG data, risk, audit and compliance requirements through an integrated platform. He joined Diligent in 2021 following the acquisition of Galvanize, where he was CEO and led the evolution of the company’s solutions and overall business growth as it integrated to become part of Diligent.

“We are delighted that Satish and Dan are leading Diligent’s technology innovation and solutions,” said Brian Safard, Diligent’s CEO. “Their in-depth experience in digital transformation, expanding cloud platforms and bringing global teams together will help us achieve our vision of a world where every leader has the solutions to build more successful, equitable and sustainable organizations.”

“I am delighted to join Diligent at such a transformational stage in the company’s path,” Satish Ravala said. “With more than 1 million users in 130 countries using the Diligent platform, the opportunities for innovation are enormous. I look forward to working with Dan to expand our solutions to help our clients link information about risk, compliance, audit and ESG.”

“I am very pleased to begin the next chapter, which manages market strategy and solution development at Diligent,” Dan Sitting said. “I look forward to working with Satheesh and the wider team to develop and develop our platform to increase resilience in organizations and promote stronger governance practices.”

About the diligent

Diligent is a world leader in modern management, providing SaaS solutions for management, risk, compliance and ESG. Serving more than 1 million users with more than 25,000 customers worldwide, we provide leaders in technology transformation, understanding and confidence to achieve greater impact and lead focused activities. Find out more at diligent.com.

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