Leading regional financial services firm supports company-wide employee development and productivity with Cornerstone OnDemand

Santa Monica, CA – September 12, 2007 – Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., the only proven provider of integrated, on-demand talent management solutions and services, today announced Bank of the West, a leading financial services company with $58.4 billion in assets, has selected Cornerstone OnDemand’s Talent Management Suite to deploy learning management to its over 10,000 employees.


Cornerstone Learning™ provides Bank of the West employees with a single learning platform, “Bank of the West Learning Center”, a web-based, intuitive portal that aggregates all online and offline training content and initiatives.  Bank of the West employees, including staff in the bank’s 680+ branches and dozens of commercial banking offices, can now access and search all learning courses related to key financial topics, compliance training, products, services, and procedures, etc.  Bank of the West managers can plan comprehensive training activities and measure results utilizing Cornerstone’s powerful reporting and analytics tools.  The Learning Center also contains a knowledge base which offers employees valuable resources to help them increase their time-to-productivity and ensure higher employee engagement.


“Bank of the West recognizes that effective training can have an immediate impact on employee engagement and productivity,” remarked Kim Byce, VP HR Finance and IT Systems, Bank of the West. “With Cornerstone, we feel confident that we now have the right platform to enable the training and development needed to achieve our organizational objectives.”


“Cornerstone has always strived to provide our financial services partners with world-class solutions to address industry best practices for managing and developing talent,” said Adam Miller, president and CEO, Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.  “We are proud to be working with Bank of the West to help them achieve these goals.”


About Bank of the West
Bank of the West serves nearly 4 million households and businesses in hundreds of communities in 19 Western and Midwestern states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.  Today, Bank of the West is a high-performance, full service regional financial services company with $58.4 billion in assets and more than 700 branch banking and commercial office locations.

For more information, please visit http://www.bankofthewest.com.


About Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
Cornerstone OnDemand helps organizations to empower their people and optimize workforce productivity with a comprehensive suite of integrated talent management solutions for learning, compliance, performance, succession and compensation management, as well as robust reporting and analytics.  Cornerstone also provides over 30,000 pre-integrated training titles.  The Company’s multi-tenant, multi-user software as a service (SaaS) architecture provides customers with rapid deployments, minimal IT costs, flexibility, reliability and a lower total cost of ownership. Cornerstone’s triple-digit growth has been supported by a market-leading customer retention rate. Marquee organizations such as Aon, Barnes & Noble, DIRECTV, Honda, Pitney Bowes and Smith Barney count on Cornerstone to help them achieve organizational excellence and competitive advantage.

For more information, please visit http://www.cornerstoneondemand.com.

Press Contact:
Michelle Haworth
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
P: 310-752-0178