Brian Stafford

Brian Stafford
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Brian Stafford is CEO of Diligent Corporation. Stafford previously served as a Partner at McKinsey & Company where he started and ran McKinsey’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) practice. He holds a MS in Computer Science from the University of Chicago and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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