Bernd Leger

Bernd Leger

CMO, Cornerstone OnDemand

Passionate data-driven disruptor, innovator and category designer with 25 years of experience. Proven track record in creating and executing go-to-market plans to deliver double and triple-digit revenue growth with investor returns of more than $5 billion. Forward thinker leveraging analytics, technology and marketing creativity to deliver future growth and a sustainable revenue path. 

Current and recent CMO roles at Mimecast (acquired for $5.8B by private equity firm Permira in May 2022), Nexthink ($1.1B valuation in $180M Series D), Checkmarx (acquired for $1.15B by private equity firm Hellman & Friedman), CloudLock (acquired for $293M by Cisco) and Rapid7 (led marketing team prior to company IPO). 

Transformational builder of high-performance-based cultures with globally distributed teams ranging in size from 5 to 300+ across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Strong mentor with great pride and investment in the personal success of individuals I have coached. Passionate about employee experience and talent branding. 

Author of two books and featured in marketing and talent acquisition publications & blogs. Frequent speaker at conferences and industry events such as LinkedIn Talent Connect and DisruptHR Boston.