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Cornerstone Names Heidi Spirgi as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

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 (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based learning
and human capital management (HCM) software
, today announced it has
hired Heidi Spirgi as the company’s chief marketing and strategy
officer. Spirgi will report directly to Adam Miller, Cornerstone’s
Founder and CEO.

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Heidi Spirgi, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, Cornerstone (Photo: Business Wire)

Heidi Spirgi, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, Cornerstone (Photo: Business Wire)

Spirgi will join Cornerstone with more than 20 years of experience
helping organizations unleash the power of their workforce by
reimagining their approach to talent management. She is widely respected
within the HR technology industry for her deep knowledge of the talent
management ecosystem, her recognition of new and emerging technologies,
and her ability to strategically advise Chief Human Resources Officers
at some of the world’s largest organizations.

At Cornerstone, Spirgi will employ her vast industry expertise to lead
the company’s global marketing functions and will drive strategy and
innovation for the business. Spirgi will help define the vision for the
next generation of Cornerstone’s solutions focused on talent experience,
creating value for both employees and managers.

Prior to Cornerstone, Spirgi served as Senior Vice President (SVP) of
Product and Services for The Marcus Buckingham Company, a talent
management company acquired by ADP, where she was responsible for the
direction, strategy and deployment of the company’s technology products.
Before that, Spirgi co-founded her own strategic HCM consulting firm,
Knowledge Infusion, which supported HR transformations at many leading
global brands. Knowledge Infusion was acquired by Appirio in 2012, and
Spirgi joined Appirio as the SVP of HCM. Earlier in her career, Spirgi
spent seven years at PeopleSoft, Inc., and held positions at Seagate
Technology and Swiss Bank Corporation.

As a prominent voice in the HCM industry, Spirgi regularly shares her
expertise with media and analysts, and has been invited to speak at top
industry events like UNLEASH (formerly HR Tech World), the HR Technology
Conference and various talent management symposiums and conferences

Comments on the News

“I consider Heidi one of the very top professionals in the talent
management field, and we are excited to welcome her to our executive
leadership team,” said Adam Miller, founder and CEO, Cornerstone.
“Heidi’s incredible resume of building powerful brands in both the HR
and technology industries is truly impressive, and Cornerstone will
certainly benefit from her vast industry experience and expertise.”

“Over the course of my career, I have admired the work that Adam and
team have done in defining how technology can be used to harness the
potential of the workforce and rethink HR processes,” said Heidi Spirgi.
“This is a pivotal time in the HCM software industry. We have the
opportunity at Cornerstone to create a better employee experience by
building software designed for employees and managers to drive higher
levels of productivity, engagement and innovation. As I step into this
exciting leadership role at Cornerstone, I look forward to helping shape
the vision for the next phase of Cornerstone and the future of talent

About Cornerstone

Cornerstone was founded with a passion for empowering people through
learning and a conviction that people should be your organization’s
greatest competitive advantage. Cornerstone is a global human capital
management leader with a core belief that companies thrive when they
help their employees to realize their potential. Putting this belief
into practice, Cornerstone offers solutions to help companies
strategically manage and continuously develop their talent throughout
the entire employee lifecycle. Featuring comprehensive recruiting,
personalized learning, development-driven performance management, and
holistic HR planning, Cornerstone’s human capital management platform is
successfully used by more than 3,500 global clients of all sizes,
spanning over 42 million users across 192 countries and 43
languages. Learn more at