Chelsea FC Women

Landmark Partnership with Cornerstone

Jo Stone, Director of HR at Chelsea FCLondon (UK), October 2023 - Chelsea FC Women have announced a landmark new partnership with Cornerstone OnDemand Inc., a leader in learning and talent experience solutions, that aims to empower a future-ready workforce. Through the partnership, Cornerstone will be powering Chelsea's entire workforce both on and off the pitch by being integrated into the Club's wider learning and development programmes, empowering all staff to be their most extraordinary. 

As part of this pioneering partnership, Chelsea FC Women and Cornerstone will showcase how Chelsea FC Women's stars and past players are using Cornerstone's learning and talent software to help them be the best version of themselves. Fans will also see Cornerstone's pitch-side branding and future Cornerstone-hosted events across Stamford Bridge, Kingsmeadow, and Cobham.

The partnership kicked off around the Women's Super League season opener with Cornerstone Connect Live, hosted at the iconic Stamford Bridge stadium, 02 October, the day after Chelsea FC Women took on Spurs to begin their title defence for the 2023/2024 season at the stadium.

Cornerstone Connect Live is an exclusive event, bringing together customers, executives, and industry visionaries for conversations and inspiration for building successful and thriving talent programmes for the future.

Speaking about the launch of the partnership, Himanshu Palsule, Cornerstone Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are thrilled to partner with Chelsea FC Women. This new relationship underscores our commitment to empowering women athletes and supporting their continuous growth and development. With Cornerstone's world-class learning and talent management software, the Chelsea organisation and its athletes can reach full potential both on and off the pitch."

Zarah Al-Kudcy, Women's Commercial Director at Chelsea FC, commented, "We are excited to announce Cornerstone as a partner of Chelsea Women. Cornerstone's learning and talent development tools will enable us to unleash the potential of the team behind the team. As a recent new member of the business myself, Cornerstone has already helped to accelerate my integration into the club."

Jo Stone, Director of HR at Chelsea FC, added, "I am delighted to welcome Cornerstone as an official partner of our women's team. They are a truly best-in-class learning, development, and performance management system provider. As we deploy the platform in the club, we are confident it will support developing our team on and off the pitch, driving a high performance and continuous learning mindset."