Chief Executive Officer / Chairman, Touchstone Systems
R.C. Mark Baker has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2003. Mr. Baker is the founder of Touchstone Systems, Inc., a company that supplies voice over internet protocol, or VoIP, international voice termination services and hosted OSS services, and has served as its Chief Executive Officer since September 2003. Mr. Baker has a long history of working in the telecommunications industry, serving as an officer or director of various companies including Ionex Telecommunications, Inc., Birch Telecommunications, USA Global Link GmbH, Keyon Communications Holdings, Inc. and British Telecom, and held various senior positions with AT&T Corp., including Executive Vice President International, Vice President and General Manager-International Services, Vice President Strategy, as well serving as a member of AT&T's senior management team. Mr. Baker has also served as a director of British Telecom Satellite Services, British Telecom Marine, NIS (Japan), McCaw Cellular USA, British Telecom Syncordia, AT&T Submarine Systems, Alestra (Mexico) and Telecom Italia. We believe that Mr. Baker possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a member of our board of directors, including his experience leading and managing technology companies and his past service as a director of other technology companies.
Chairman Emeritus, National Association of HR Executives
Harold W. Burlingame has been a member of our board of directors since March 2006. From December 2004 to July 2010, Mr. Burlingame served as Chairman of ORC Worldwide, Inc., a provider of human resource knowledge and solutions. In addition, since June 1998, Mr. Burlingame has served as a director of UniSource Energy Corporation, an owner of electric and gas service providers. Previously, Mr. Burlingame served as Executive Vice President of Human Resources for AT&T Corp., and as Senior Executive Advisor for AT&T Wireless. Mr. Burlingame received his B.A. in Communications from Muskingum College. We believe that Mr. Burlingame's extensive experience in human resources and management qualifies him to serve as a member of our board of directors.
Chief Operating Officer, NetSuite Inc.
James McGeever has been a member of our board of directors since June 2010. Mr. McGeever has served as the Chief Operating Officer of NetSuite Inc., a provider of business management applications, since July 2010. Prior to this role, Mr. McGeever served as Netsuite's Chief Financial Officer from June 2000 to June 2010 and as its Director of Finance from January 2000 to June 2000. Prior to joining Netsuite, Mr. McGeever was the Controller of Clontech Laboratories, Inc., a biotechnology company, from 1998 to 2000 and the Corporate Controller at Photon Dynamics, Inc., a capital equipment maker, from 1994 to 1998. Mr. McGeever holds a B.Sc. from the London School of Economics. We believe that Mr. McGeever possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a member of our board of directors, including his experience in the management of technology companies and his experience in the software industry and with SaaS.
President and CEO, Cornerstone OnDemand
Adam L. Miller founded the company and has been our President and Chief Executive Officer since May 1999 and a member of our board of directors since May 1999. In addition to strategy, sales and operations, Mr. Miller has led our product development efforts since our inception. Prior to founding Cornerstone, Mr. Miller was an investment banker with Schroders plc, a financial services firm. Since its formation, Mr. Miller has served as the Chairman of the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation, which leverages Cornerstone's expertise, solutions and partner ecosystem to help empower communities. Mr. Miller also writes and speaks extensively about talent management and on-demand software. Mr. Miller holds a J.D. from the School of Law of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), an M.B.A. from UCLA's Anderson School of Business, a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and a B.S. from Penn's Wharton School of Business. He also earned C.P.A. and Series 7 certifications. We believe that Mr. Miller possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a member of our board of directors, including his operational expertise and the historical knowledge and perspective he has gained as our Chief Executive Officer and one of our founders.
Chief Financial Officer, Etsy
Kristina Salen has been the CFO of Etsy, the $1.35b global online marketplace for handmade goods, since 2013. Before Kristina joined Etsy, she spent nearly two decades in the financial services industry as an investor in fast-growth companies. Kristina was at Fidelity Investments from 2006 until 2013 where she was sector leader of Fidelity’s research team in the internet, media and telecom sectors. Her team guided tens of billions of dollars invested in public and private equity. Prior to Fidelity, Kristina held equity analyst positions at firms such as Oppenheimer Capital, Merrill Lynch & Lazard Freres. She began her finance career at SG Warburg in 1994. Kristina has an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from Vassar College. In 1993, she was designated a Fulbright Scholar for her work in Chile economics. Kristina lives in New York City with her family.
Former Chief Executive Officer, Eloqua
Joe Payne, who was elected to the Cornerstone OnDemand Board of Directors in 2013, formerly served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eloqua, which he joined in 2007. Mr. Payne led Eloqua through a successful IPO on the NASDAQ (ELOQ) and eventually sold Eloqua to Oracle in February of 2013. Eloqua is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle. Prior to Eloqua, Mr. Payne held executive positions at iDefense, eSecurity, eGrail, MicroStrategy, InteliData, and Royal Crown Cola, and Coca-Cola USA. Mr. Payne currently serves on the board of directors of Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ: TRAK), Plex Systems, TrackMaven, and First Focus Campaign for Children. Mr. Payne previously served on the boards of directors of Eloqua, Inc., e-Security, Inc., eGrail, Inc., and Ecutel, Inc. Mr. Payne holds a B.A. and M.B.A. from Duke University.