Katie Ballantyne - AVP, Cornerstone University, Cornerstone OnDemand

Katie Ballantyne is AVP of Cornerstone University where she and her team are passionate about creating exceptional learning experiences that help clients maximize their Cornerstone investment to create extraordinary organization.  Prior to joining Cornerstone in 2014, Katie held various Learning & Talent Management leadership positions at The Venetian and Palazzo casinos in Las Vegas, and Intrawest Ski Resorts in the US and Canada.  Katie's background in the learning and talent management industry spans almost 15 years, specifically focusing on investing in a company’s talent as a powerful driver of strategic organizational outcomes. Originally hailing from Australia, Katie now resides in Central Oregon with her husband and daughters, where they spend as much time as possible embracing the outdoor activities each season offers.

Murika Matz - VP,  Customer Success & Sales, Cornerstone OnDemand

Bringing over 17 years of experience in the Talent Management Industry to her team and to Cornerstone customers, Murika and her team are responsible for driving revenue growth for Cornerstone, by helping Clients transform their talent and drive growth and value for their business. Before moving into her current position, Murika led Saba’s (now part of Cornerstone) Customer Success, Professional Services and Cloud Operations teams, where she and her teams helped client business leaders implement and execute Talent Management strategies to recruit, engage, develop and retain their top talent. Before joining Saba, Murika worked in leadership roles with SumTotal, various consulting firms, and local/state government agencies. In all her roles Murika always keeps customer success top of mind.  But as a people manager, Murika also takes pride in developing her own people and particularly enjoys mentoring future women leaders. Murika resides in Seattle, WA, and enjoys spending time boating and with husband and pug dogs. 

In this episode of Fairygodboss Radio, Romy talks with Katie Ballantyne and Murika Matz about how to be your authentic self in the workplace.

Recorded on July 16, 2020