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Brett C. Wilson
Director, Thought Leadership and Strategy
Cornerstone OnDemand

Brett Wilson is a seasoned business operations executive who has spent the past 20+ years pioneering major business growth strategies and improving business units for the training industry. His expertise spans many corporate areas, with a firm grasp of essential P&L and client management in support of commercial and government accounts.  His primary expertise is in Strategic Talent Management particularly in the areas of Learning & Development and Business Process Design.  Brett joined Cornerstone in 2013 as the Practice Leader for Learning and Development within the Business Consulting Group.  He is now the Director for Cornerstone’s Thought Leadership and Strategy directorate.  In this capacity, he provides advice to clients to help fully leverage and optimize the Cornerstone application and create business strategies to align with business goals and objectives.

Prior to joining Cornerstone, Brett had his own consulting firm where he provided critical HR strategy advice and services to several prominent organizations including Cummins Inc., Raytheon, Bechtel Engineering, Shell Oil, Cognizant, Stanford University, U.S. Pharmacopeia, Thoratec Corporation, and the National Defense University. 

Brett has held executive management positions with RWD Technologies, General Physics Corporation (now GP Strategies), Sylvan, ETS, Knowledge Management Solutions, Inc., and Carney Interactive. In these positions, Brett provided leadership and consulting to literally hundreds of commercial and government clients. He has played a key role in some of the largest training initiatives ever fielded and is recognized as an industry thought leader in the area of learning and development.  Brett holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Education from the University of Illinois, Carbondale.