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.
Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners
Byron B. Deeter has been a member of our board of directors since May 2007. Since April 2005, Mr. Deeter has been employed by Bessemer Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, where he currently serves as a Partner. Prior to joining Bessemer Venture Partners, Mr. Deeter served as a director at International Business Machines Corporation from April 2004 to April 2005. Before that, Mr. Deeter co-founded in Trigo Technologies, Inc. and held various positions there, including President and Chief Executive Officer, from January 2000 to November 2000, and Vice President, Business Development, from November 2000 to April 2004. Mr. Deeter holds a B.A. with honors from the University of California, Berkeley in political economies of industrial societies. Mr. Deeter currently serves on our board as a designee of Bessemer Venture Partners pursuant to a contractual agreement among our stockholders that will terminate upon the completion of this offering. We believe that Mr. Deeter possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a member of our board of directors, including his experience in the venture capital industry and his years of business and leadership experience.
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 Executive Officer, Concur Technologies, Inc.
Steven Singh, age 51, has served as Concur’s Chief Executive Officer since 1996 and as a director since 1993, including service as Chairman of the Board of Directors since 1999. Prior to joining Concur, Mr. Singh was General Manager of the Contact Management Division at Symantec Corporation, an international technology firm focused on protecting information and computer systems. Mr. Singh serves on the boards of directors of Cornerstone OnDemand, ClearTrip Inc., Buuteeq, Inc., and ModuMetal. In addition, Mr. Singh serves as a director at the Washington Roundtable, Chairman of the GBTA Foundation, a director of the W Fund, and a member of the Advisory Board for the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.
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.