Nithya Das

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Nithya Das
Chief Legal Officer/Chief Administrative Officer

Nithya B. Das serves as the Chief Legal Officer and Chief Administrative Officer for Diligent. Nithya is responsible for leading Diligent’s global legal team and the Diligent Institute, the modern governance think tank and global research arm of Diligent Corporation.

Nithya also serves as a member of the board of directors and the compensation committee at Outbrain Inc. (Nasdaq: OB), a leading technology platform that drives business results by engaging people across the open internet.

Nithya was previously the chief operating and chief legal officer and corporate secretary at Olo (NYSE: OLO), an enterprise SaaS platform for restaurants, where she led the company through an IPO and transformation to a multi-product platform company. She served as the company’s founding general counsel and also oversaw its people and culture, strategy and operations, corporate development, partner ecosystem, and shared technology teams. Prior to Olo, Nithya served as chief legal and people officer at AppNexus, an enterprise advertising technology platform, where she led the company from start-up to global enterprise platform including leading its IPO process and ultimate acquisition by AT&T. Nithya previously served as an attorney at Goodwin Procter LLP in the technology companies practice and was a founding contributor of Founder’s Workbench, the first online legal resource for the startup community.

Nithya is a recipient of the National Organization for Women’s Women of Power and Influence Award, the American Bar Association’s Legal Rebel recognition, and a passionate advocate for women in leadership, DEIB, and ESG. Additionally, Nithya was a founding member and former Executive Board member of TechGC.

Nithya holds a degree in Business Administration from the SC Honors College at USC and a J.D., cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School. She lives in Hoboken, NJ with her husband, two daughters, and her labradoodle.