Dottie Schindlinger, Diligent Corporation’s VP/Governance Technology Evangelist, promotes the intersection of board governance and technology as a recognized expert in the field. Diligent is the leading provider of secure board communication and collaboration software tools designed to improve board performance. In her role, Dottie provides thought leadership on related topics in digital and print publications, teaching webinars, presenting at conferences and in boardrooms to directors & executives globally.
Dottie was a founding team member of BoardEffect, a board management SaaS solution serving the boards of healthcare, higher education, associations and nonprofit organizations. Prior to BoardEffect, Dottie spent 10+ years working in governance-related roles, including as board liaison, board member, senior executive, consultant and trainer of private, public, and nonprofit boards. Dottie was instrumental in expanding BoardEffect from a four-person tech start-up to become a leading provider, serving over 120,000 board members and senior executives. In late 2016, BoardEffect was acquired by Diligent and is now part of the largest and most influential player in the board management software space.
Dottie currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of the Alice Paul Institute, and serves on several other boards and committees at nonprofit organizations in the Philadelphia, PA region. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.