Adam Weiss

Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel

Anytime I have a creative block, riding motorcycles is the best way to clear my head and focus.


Adam Weiss is Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel of Cornerstone OnDemand. In this role, Adam works closely with other senior executives to develop and drive company strategy. He is responsible for Cornerstone’s global legal, talent, privacy, and data protection functions, and also serves as corporate secretary.

Adam helped guide the company through its successful IPO in 2011 and facilitated the launch of the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation. Prior to joining Cornerstone, he practiced law at Lurie, Zepeda, Schmalz & Hogan (now Lurie, Zepeda, Schmalz, Hogan & Martin).

Adam has served on the boards of several nonprofit and community organizations, including Shalom Institute, the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, and American Jewish Committee.

Adam holds a J.D. from UCLA School of Law and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Stanford University.

“The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want in the moment.” - Unknown (I first saw this quote hanging on the wall in my high school principal's office)