Dan Zitting

Dan Zitting serves as Chief Product & Strategy Officer at Galvanize, the leading provider of SaaS solutions for enterprise governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) globally. Recognized by both Forrester and Gartner as the category leader, more than 6,000 of the largest enterprises and governments in over 130 countries globally use our HighBond platform to run their organization better. His role includes executive leadership of the company’s strategy, products, underlying technology and customer service/success.

Dan has been recognized with multiple prestigious awards, including CPA Practice Advisor Magazine’s Forty under 40, ColoradoBiz Magazine 25 Most Influential Young Professionals, IIA Emerging Leaders, BCTIA Team of the Year, GRC 20/20 Technology Innovation and Business in Vancouver Forty under 40.

Prior to Galvanize, Dan spent 10 years in professional services, including four years with the Technology & Security Risk Services practice at Ernst & Young. Following E&Y, he co-founded advisory firm Linford & Company LLP, a provider of GRC consulting services that grew to serve clients across North America, Europe and Asia.

While building his firm, Dan developed a software platform for use by clients, which ultimately led him to leave to found Workpapers.com, the first truly cloud-based audit and compliance management system in the market. Under Dan’s leadership, Workpapers.com found strong success and was ultimately acquired by Galvanize in 2011, combining the power of cloud collaboration and “big data” analytics under one market-leading brand.

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Companies beginning to reopen might consider contact tracing to mitigate risk. These organizations and their employees alike may have founded worries, however. Galvanize’s Dan Zitting addresses concerns with respect to HIPAA compliance and data privacy. Cases of COVID-19 are continuing to rise in the U.S., but companies are eager to get back to work and are opening their doors despite the ongoing...

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The Obsolescence of the Traditional Internal Auditor

As advances in data management and analytics make organizational data more accessible, internal audit must evolve or be rendered irrelevant. In this article, Dan Zitting, a globally recognized leader in data analysis, will illustrate this shift — what it means for internal audit leaders and how to embrace the change through people, process and technology to make internal audit a trusted and...

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