Cornerstone OnDemand Names
Steffan Tomlinson and Dean Carter
to its Board of Directors
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — May 4, 2017 — Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software, today announced that Steffan Tomlinson, chief financial officer for Palo Alto Networks, Inc., and Dean Carter, vice president of human resources and shared services for Patagonia, Inc., have been elected to Cornerstone’s board of directors, effective as of May 3, 2017.
Tomlinson oversees Palo Alto Networks’ finance, accounting, IT and manufacturing functions. Tomlinson also served as chief financial officer of Aruba Networks, Inc. and was instrumental in the company’s initial public offering, as well as in helping the company scale to facilitate growth. Prior to Aruba Networks, Tomlinson was the chief financial officer of Peribit Networks, Inc. Tomlinson earned an MBA from Santa Clara University and a BA from Trinity College.
Carter leads Patagonia’s global HR, legal and finance shared services and, as an officer and a member of the company’s core leadership team, serves to further Patagonia’s unique business model, proving that companies can “do well and do good.” Prior to Patagonia, Carter was the chief human resources officer with Sears Holdings Corporation, Inc., a Fortune 50 company. Carter also served as chief human resources officer for Fossil, Inc. during a time of high growth and international expansion. 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.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Dean and Steffan to our board of directors. The addition of Dean’s extensive global human resources experience, along with Steffan’s deep financial and operational management background, will provide Cornerstone with valuable expertise to continue driving margin improvement and capitalize on the global market opportunity for cloud-based human capital management solutions,” said Adam Miller, Cornerstone’s CEO.
“Cornerstone’s technology innovation, human capital management expertise and unique vision for recruiting, training and managing people in the new world of work is inspiring, and I look forward to supporting the company’s success,” remarked Carter.
“It’s a privilege to join Cornerstone’s board of directors and provide guidance as the company makes strides in its operational excellence initiatives and scales key areas of the business to support continued growth and innovation,” commented Tomlinson.