Jeffry Powell

Executive Vice President, Sales, Diligent Board Member Services Inc.

Jeffry Powell serves as Diligent Board Member Services’ EVP of sales, where he is responsible for the development and execution of client acquisition strategies throughout the Americas. Throughout his five years with Diligent, he has advised thousands of companies across industries, including banking, energy, higher education and health care on how secure, electronic access to board materials can improve organizational effectiveness and governance. In addition to more than 15 years of sales experience, Jeffry also worked for 12 years as a founder, board member and officer of a commercial translation agency. This deep familiarity with both the sales and executive management of growing organizations has enabled him to become expert in critical governance issues. He frequently contributes thought leadership and appears at both governance-related and vertical market events to discuss board portal adoption and implementation best practices. He is also a member of both the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals and the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries.