Phil Saunders joined Cornerstone as the Chief Executive Officer in June 2020. Previously, he was the CEO of Saba Software and was responsible for guiding Saba's vision and strategy across all product and go-to-market functions, business operations, talent and culture initiatives.
Phil joined Saba in 2015, after a 20-year tenure at Gemalto (previously SafeNet), where he served in key sales and marketing leadership roles before rising to Chief Revenue Officer and board member. He was instrumental in Saba's growth and position as a talent management leader. Phil served as president and key member of the Saba executive team and board of directors, prior to being appointed to succeed Pervez Qureshi as CEO, following his retirement.
Phil holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from the State University of New York at Albany and a Master of Business Administration from the Seton Hall University W. Paul Stillman School of Business.