Chirag Shah is a seasoned executive with extensive operational, financial and leadership experience across various stages of organizational growth. Prior to joining Kong, Chirag spent over a decade at Cornerstone OnDemand, a global leader in talent management software, most recently as the company’s chief financial officer. During Chirag’s tenure with Cornerstone, the company grew from less than $30M in annual recurring revenue (ARR) to nearly $900M in ARR. Chirag was responsible for leading Cornerstone’s successful initial public offering in March 2011, as well as its take-private sale transaction to Clearlake Capital for $5.2 billion in October 2021. Prior to Cornerstone, Chirag was an investment banker focused on mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. Chirag holds a B.S. from Georgetown University, and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.