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Cornerstone OnDemand: “Empowering Your People Recruit, train, manage, and connect across the organization.”


Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD) helps organizations to recruit, train and manage their people. They work with hundreds of the world’s largest companies to help them engage their workforces and empower their people. The software produced by them impacts every aspect of the employee experience, helping people to make their best work even better – which ultimately translates into greater business results.

Once a tiny company back in 1999, Cornerstone started with a simple (but bold) idea – to improve access to education on a global basis through online learning. But in all these years, Cornerstone has come a long way. But their heritage of focusing on the importance of learning has remained a constant. The Cornerstone Unified Talent Management suite addresses critical talent needs. It helps businesses find and attract the right people for the right roles and then makes sure they are onboarded in the most efficient and effective way possible. It helps organizations keep a better pulse on employee performance and ensure readiness for new roles. It helps to connect employees and locate expertise so that people can do their jobs better in any given moment.

Since 1999, Cornerstone has been an innovator in cloud technology. With pure Software-as-a-Service, clients are always on the latest version of Cornerstone, they reduce IT and maintenance costs, and they can easily integrate with any other technology platforms. And, users can conveniently access their software anytime, anywhere and on any device.

From multinational enterprises, to mid-market and small businesses, organizations around the globe and in a myriad of industries successfully use Cornerstone OnDemand’s comprehensive talent management solution to maximize their most valuable assets. Along with corporations, they also work with government agencies, hospitals, non-profits and schools to more effectively manage the entire employee lifecycle. The industries they serve classified as Retail, Healthcare, Associations, Business Services, Energy & Utilities, Higher Education, Hospitality, K-12, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and etc.

Array of Products Offered
Product range of Cornerstone is classified follows:

  • Recruiting
  • Onboarding
  • Connect
  • Learning
  • Performance
  • Compensation
  • Succession.

Knowing the Key Executive
Adam founded Cornerstone in 1999 in his one-bedroom apartment to help people realize their potential, and he has grown it to be one of the largest cloud computing companies in the world with over 18 million users in 191 countries. Under his leadership, Cornerstone has grown at a compounded annual growth rate of over 50% since 2007 and today the Cornerstone global team operates in over 20 countries.

Miller also is an active social entrepreneur. He is the chairman of the Cornerstone Energy & Utilities, workforce development and disaster relief. He is the current chairman of Team Rubicon, a leading veterans services organization providing humanitarian aid globally. He led the merger of FAAN and FAI to create FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) and serves on FARE’s executive board. He is the past-president and a current director of IKAR in Los Angeles. He also coaches his children’s AYSO soccer teams. Prior to founding Cornerstone, Miller served time as an investment banker and consultant. He co-authored Business Capital for Women and was a contributor to Talent Management.

Miller is a frequent speaker and writer on entrepreneurship, philanthropy, technology and talent management. He was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011and was also named as CEO of the Year by the Southern California Technology Association in 2009.

Miller holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania, a BS from its Wharton School of Business, a JD from the UCLA School of Law, an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Business, and has both CPA and Series 7 certifications.

Happy Clients of Cornerstone
“We are only successful when our clients are successful”. Carrying this motto since their inception, the company has earned some esteemed clients such as Virgin Media, Hyatt, New Belgium Brewing, Walgreens, TGI Fridays and many more.

Client’s Speak
“We’re fortunate to get 200 to 300 applicants for any job opening. Our challenge is how we get through those applicants to find the people who really want to work here and self-select into our culture, Cornerstone enables us do that in less time, which means we have more time to engage with the right candidates.”
– Jennifer Briggs, HR director for New Belgium.

“With thousands of colleagues in the U.S., it’s a challenge to make sure that everyone’s career interests and development needs are being considered, Cornerstone allows us to connect those who are seeking out new career opportunities and development with our talent needs.”
– Doug Sullivan, Assistant Human Resources Director at Hyatt Regency McCormick Place.

With Cornerstone, we are able to promote more data-driven behaviors.”-Walgreens.

“Our mission has always been to improve access to education on a global basis through online learning.”

“Our solutions are in use by over 22.2 million people in 191 countries, and in 42 languages.”