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 the leading technology workforce development company that helps companies and teams build better products by developing critical skills, improving processes and gaining insights through data, and providing strategic skills consulting. Trusted by forward-thinking companies of every size in every industry, Pluralsight helps individuals and businesses transform with technology. Pluralsight Skills helps enterprises build technology skills at scale with expert-authored courses on today’s most important technologies, including cloud, artificial intelligence and machine learning, data science, and security, among others. Skills also includes tools to align skill development with business objectives, virtual instructor-led training, hands-on labs, skill assessments and one-of-a-kind analytics. Flow complements Skills by providing engineering teams with actionable data and visibility into workflow patterns to accelerate the delivery of products and services. For more information about Pluralsight (NASDAQ: PS), visit