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Cornerstone's Board of Directors

ADAM MILLER

President and CEO, Cornerstone OnDemand

Adam L. Miller founded the Company and has been our President and Chief Executive Officer 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. (inactive) 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. More

R.C. MARK BAKER

Chief Executive Officer / Chairman, Touchstone Systems

R. C. Mark Baker has been 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. More

HAROLD W. BURLINGAME

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. More

DEAN CARTER

Vice President of Human Resources and Shared Services, Patagonia

Dean Carter leads global HR, Legal, and Finance Shared Services for Patagonia Inc. based in Ventura, Ca. reporting directly to the CEO. As an officer on the core leadership team, Carter serves to further Patagonia’s unique business model, proving that companies can “Do Well and Do Good.” Prior to Patagonia, Carter worked for Sears Holdings Corporation, a Fortune 50 company – serving as Chief Human Resources Officer. Leading up to Sears, Carter was CHRO for Fossil, Inc. during a time of high growth and international expansion. Leading up to his time at Fossil, he served in variety of progressive HR and management roles for Pier 1 Imports, Pearle Vision and Procter & Gamble. Carter has a BS in Organizational Communication from The University of Texas at Austin and has served as a Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law Workforce Science Fellow. More

ROBERT CAVANAUGH

Former President Worldwide Enterprise, SMB & Government at Concur

Robert Cavanaugh has been a member of our board of directors since April 2015. Mr. Cavanaugh has served as the President of Field Operations of Accolade, Inc., a private company that operates a consumer healthcare engagement platform, since November 2015. Prior to this role, Mr. Cavanaugh served in several roles, including as President Worldwide Enterprise, SMB & Government, at Concur Technologies, Inc., a provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, from 1999 to April 2015. Prior to joining Concur Technologies, Inc., Mr. Cavanaugh held consulting and implementation management positions at Seeker Software and Ceridian Corporation. Mr. Cavanaugh holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Norwich University. We believe that Mr. Cavanaugh possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a member of our board of directors, including his experience managing technology companies, in the software industry and with SaaS. More

JOSEPH P. PAYNE

President and CEO, Code42

Joseph P. Payne has been a member of our board of directors since September 2013. Mr. Payne has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Code42 Software, Inc., a private company that specializes in endpoint data protection and security for businesses and enterprises, since July 2015. Prior to this role, Mr. Payne served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Eloqua, Inc., a marketing automation company, from June 2007 until its acquisition by Oracle Corporation in February 2013. Mr. Payne also served as Eloqua's chairman of the board of directors from August 2011 until February 2013, its president from June 2007 to September 2012, and as its interim president and Chief Executive Officer from January 2007 to June 2007. In October 2006, Mr. Payne served as president of Qualys, Inc., a provider of cloud security and compliance solutions. From April 2005 to October 2006, Mr. Payne served as president and Chief Operating Officer of iDefense, a VeriSign, Inc. company. Mr. Payne currently serves on the board of directors of Code42, and previously served on the board of directors of Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. until it was acquired in October 2015. Mr. Payne holds an A.B. in Public Policy and an M.B.A. from Duke University. We believe Mr. Payne 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 service as a director of other technology companies. More

KRISTINA SALEN

Research Analyst, Fidelity Group

Kristina Salen has been a member of our board of directors since July 2014. Ms. Salen serves as a Research Analyst of Fidelity Group Large-Cap Equity Strategies in the media and communications industries. She served as the Chief Financial Officer at Etsy, Inc., an online marketplace, from January 2013 to March 2017. Prior to that role, Ms. Salen led the media, Internet, and telecommunications research group of FMR LLC d/b/a Fidelity Investments, a multinational financial services company, from January 2006 to January 2013. Prior to Fidelity, Ms. Salen worked in various financial and executive roles at several companies, including Oppenheimer Capital LLC, an investment firm, from June 2002 to December 2005; Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., a financial services corporation acquired by Bank of America Corporation in January 2009, from June 1997 to June 2001; Lazard Freres & Co. LLC, a global financial advisory and asset management firm, from April 1996 to June 1997; and SBC Warburg, an investment bank, from December 1994 to April 1996. Ms. Salen holds a B.A. in Political Science from Vassar College and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. We believe Ms. Salen possesses specific attributes that qualify her to serve as a member of our board of directors, including her financial expertise and her experience leading and managing technology companies. More

STEFFAN TOMLINSON

CFO, Palo Alto Networks

Steffan Tomlinson brings deep financial and operational management experience to Palo Alto Networks and oversees the company's finance, accounting, IT and manufacturing functions.Tomlinson served as Chief Financial Officer of Aruba Networks and was instrumental in both their Initial Public Offering and helping the company scale to facilitate growth. From 2000 to 2005, he was the first non-founder employee and, ultimately, Chief Financial Officer of Peribit Networks. He earned an MBA from Santa Clara University and a BA from Trinity College. More

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