Pluralsight CXO Nate Walkingshaw Honored as Innovator of the Year by Great Place to Work®

Feb 27, 2019

SILICON SLOPES  — Pluralsight, Inc. (NASDAQ: PS), the enterprise technology skills platform, today announced that Nate Walkingshaw, Chief Experience Officer at Pluralsight, has been recognized as Innovator of the Year by Great Place to Work®. Walkingshaw was honored last night at the second-annual Great Place to Work® For All™ Leadership Awards at a gala dinner at the Four Seasons San Francisco.

“It’s safe to say that without Nate’s vision and skillset, Pluralsight would not be the company it is today. A respected pioneer in product development, Nate knows what it takes to build world-class products and unite a team around a shared vision of innovation,” said Aaron Skonnard, co-founder and CEO of Pluralsight. “I’m grateful for Nate’s leadership and all his contributions to create a culture of innovation that supports our mission to democratize technology skills around the world. I’m honored to have Nate on the team and congratulate him on this much-deserved recognition.”  

Walkingshaw has consistently played a critical role in helping Pluralsight drive innovation by inspiring “Innovation By All”—where every employee feels inspired to take part in the innovation process. Creator of the groundbreaking product development methodology known as Directed Discovery™, Nate has applied his wealth of product and technology knowledge and expertise to implement new product development principles at Pluralsight, rebuilding Pluralsight’s platform from the ground up and empowering businesses around the world to acquire the technology skills they need to drive towards new innovations. Through his leadership and human-centered design mindset, Nate is not only leading innovation at Pluralsight, he is also inspiring and supporting his teams to do the same.

In recognizing the honorees at last night’s gala, Great Place to Work CEO Michael C. Bush said, “We are honored to celebrate your shining examples of Innovation By All—the individuals and teams who have successfully created new products or built more inclusive cultures, and who have led their organizations to more fully maximize the human potential within their workforce.”

Walkingshaw is one of the award recipients recognized by Great Place to Work for their contributions to their company’s business that help it fully live its values in service to customers, employees, and stakeholders. The complete list of honorees is available here.

About Pluralsight

Pluralsight is an enterprise technology skills platform that delivers a unified, end-to-end learning experience for businesses across the globe. Through a subscription service, companies are empowered to move at the speed of technology, increasing proficiency, innovation and efficiency. Founded in 2004 and trusted by Fortune 500 companies, Pluralsight provides members with on-demand access to a digital ecosystem of learning tools, including Pluralsight IQ, directed learning paths, expert-authored courses, interactive labs, and analytics. For more information, visit