Cornerstone OnDemand Announces Speakers and Agenda for Convergence 2013 Client Conference

May 1, 2013

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Cornerstone OnDemand Announces
Speakers and Agenda for Convergence 2013 Client Conference

Event to feature keynotes and sessions led by talent management experts, including executives from Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Virgin Media, Walgreens and more

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 2, 2013Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based talent management software solutions, today announced the agenda and speaker lineup for its annual client conference, Convergence 2013, to be held June 3-5 at the Marriott Marquis in San Diego, Calif.

Cornerstone’s signature event connects learning, HR and talent management professionals and thought leaders from around the world to examine workforce trends, discuss talent management issues and best practices, and explore the role of technology in attracting, developing and managing a 21st century workforce.

Adam Miller, Cornerstone’s founder and CEO, will explore these topics, including how globalization, generational shifts, new attitudes towards work and the consumerization of IT are impacting our clients and influencing Cornerstone’s product innovation, during his opening keynote presentation, which will be streamed live to Cornerstone’s Web site.

“The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Reimagine Work,’ which reflects our belief that today’s workplace is in the midst of real and sustained change,” said Miller. “Today’s employees not only want flexibility in where and how they work, but they also want to be developed, recognized and connected at their workplace. From helping teams collaborate and communicate more effectively to making performance more transparent and actionable, we aim to inspire attendees to examine and evolve their thinking about how they empower their workforce and drive business success.”

Other highlights of this year’s Convergence agenda include:

  • Sixty Interactive Sessions. This year’s agenda boasts a variety of sessions organized into nine tracks that appeal to professionals at every level — including executives, business process owners, administrators and IT professionals — as well as to new and prospective Cornerstone clients. Sessions will cover a range of talent management themes, from recruiting, learning and development, performance management, and social networking, to mobile access, succession planning, employee career management, change management, and more.

  • Premier Client Speakers. The speaker lineup includes learning, HR and talent management professionals representing some of the world’s leading companies across a wide variety of industries. Client presenters include: American Bankers Association, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Carlson Restaurants, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Hyatt, Invesco, Kaplan, Inc., LifePoint Hospitals, Liberty Mutual, MetroPCS, Moen, Motorola Solutions, Virgin Media and Walgreens, among others.

  • The Future of Work “Un-Panel.” Cornerstone’s vice president of corporate strategy and marketing, Jason Corsello, will lead a casual but insightful conversation on what the world of work holds today and in the years ahead. This includes gauging what conference attendees are experiencing in their own organizations and hearing the thoughts and opinions of some of the talent management industry’s brightest minds, such as Josh Bersin, principal and founder at Bersin by Deloitte, Bill Kutik, technology columnist for Human Resource Executive, and Elaine Orler, founder and president of Talent Function Group.

The Convergence 2013 Diamond Sponsors are Appirio and Intelladon. Silver Sponsors include Bluewater Learning, Educe Group, Korn/Ferry International and Speexx. Expo Sponsors include Bersin by Deloitte, Broadbean Technology, GP Strategies, HireVue, J.J. Keller, Language Line Solutions, PeopleAnswers, RapidLD, Visier and Workday.

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