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Naomi Bloom

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In Full Bloom

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Radio Show # 160: Naomi Bloom, Top HR Tech Guru, In Full Bloom

Ms. Bloom is the founder and managing partner of Bloom & Wallace and one of the most renowned consultants, advisors, speakers, writers, influencers, and thought leaders in the HR technology industry. Naomi has advised many large corporate clients on their HRM and HR technology strategies and consulted with several generations of HRM software vendors and outsourcing providers on everything from business strategy to product/service design. Today she acts as a strategic advisor, Board member and mentor to select organizations, as well as to projects and colleagues who are advancing the state of enterprise class HR technology and its global adoption.

Naomi built and maintained the only vendor-neutral HRM object model and implied application architecture "starter kit," which she licensed and consulted on across the industry. Her work in this area made a significant contribution to many of today's best SaaS HRMS and talent management applications as well as to the expertise of today's best HRMS/TM product strategy and development teams. For her outstanding work and contributions to the industry, Ms. Bloom received IHRIM's Summit Award in 1995.

Ms. Bloom is well-published, including on her blog, and a much-sought-after speaker for her thought leadership, presentation effectiveness, clarity of vision, and humorous delivery. She is also one of the most followed HR influencers @InFullBloomUS. Naomi has been a general session speaker at the annual HR Technology Conference since its inception in 1989, a keynote speaker at the independent HR Technology Europe conference, and is the author of "Human Resource Management and Information Technology: Achieving a Strategic Partnership." She is also a Fellow of the Human Resource Policy Institute at Boston University's Graduate School of Management.

Radio Show # 161: Adam Miller, Founder & CEO, Cornerstone OnDemand

Adam Miller is the founder and CEO of Cornerstone OnDemand. Since starting the company in 1999, Miller has led Cornerstone through nearly 15 years of consecutive growth, transforming it into one of the world's leading Software-as-a-Service companies. Cornerstone has been recognized as one of the nation's fastest growing companies by Deloitte, Inc. magazine and the Los Angeles Business Journal. Miller recently was honored as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 award winner. He also was named the Southern California Technology Association's CEO of the Year in 2009.

In addition to strategy, sales and operations, Miller has led Cornerstone's product development efforts since inception. His vision helped create one of the first truly integrated talent management solutions in the market, which has received top ratings from industry analyst firms such as Gartner and IDC and has garnered several industry innovation awards. Miller's focus on client success and product excellence also has earned the company one of the top client retention rates in the industry. He has written and spoken extensively about talent management and on demand software, and he is a contributing author of ASTD's recently published book, Talent Management: Strategies for Success from Six Leading Companies.

Miller blends his background in finance, business, technology and law to guide Cornerstone OnDemand. Prior to founding the company, Miller served time as a lawyer and investment banker. He worked in corporate finance with Schroders (now Citi Financial) and an affiliate of Montgomery Securities (now Bank of America), supporting clients with private equity and public financing, as well as M&A advisory. His background also includes work with the Card Group in Los Angeles.

Miller has a JD from the UCLA School of Law, an MBA from the Anderson School of Business, a BS from the Wharton School and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned a CPA and Series 7 certifications and has co-authored two books, Business Capital for Women (Macmillan, 1996) and Managing Your Inheritance (Random House, 1995). But it was his two year trip alone around the world exploring six continents that taught him how to build a global business.

Miller is also the Chairman of the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation, which leverages Cornerstone's expertise, solutions and partner ecosystem to help empower communities. With a focus on education, workforce development and disaster relief, the Foundation has developed strategic partnerships with Teach for America, the New Teacher Project, KIPP, Oxfam, Save the Children, the Taproot Foundation and many other leading non-profits. He also serves on the non-profit boards of FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education), IKAR and Team Rubicon. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.