Aneel Bhusri, Chairman, Co-Founder and Co-CEO
Aneel Bhusri is chairman, co-founder and co-CEO at Workday. Aneel has been a leader, product visionary and innovator in the enterprise IT industry for more than 20 years. Before co-founding Workday in 2005, Aneel held a number of leadership positions at PeopleSoft, including senior vice president responsible for product strategy, business development and marketing, and vice chairman of the board. He has served as an investing partner at Greylock Partners and as chairman of the board at Data Domain (acquired by EMC for $2.5 B in 2009).
In addition to his role at Workday, Aneel currently serves on the boards of several private companies including, Cloudera, Okta, Tidemark and Pure Storage.
Aneel received an MBA from Stanford University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, both from Brown University. Aneel is a Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute.
Dreamforce 2011, Workday Tech Summit, and the Post-PC World
For those of us that live in the SaaS or cloud world, Dreamforce is the main event of the year. This year's Dreamforce, held the last week of August, was no exception: 45,000 people registered to attend and some great product announcements came out of the event. It was a personally exciting time for me, as we announced a major partnership with salesforce.com, and earlier that week hosted our second Workday Tech Summit.
Welcome to the Workday Integration Cloud
Today we're formally launching the Workday Integration Cloud Platform, marking an important day for Workday, our customers, and our partners. Everyone in the Workday ecosystem can now use a proven set of tools we've developed to build integrations that connect Workday with other business systems and applications.
Workday's Year of Transformation
Now that we've closed last year's books and are several weeks into 2011, I want to share some thoughts on Workday's accomplishments and where we're headed. But where do I start? How about with this indisputable fact: 2010 was a transformational year for Workday.
Dreamforce Musings: Why the Real Cloud Has Gained Momentum
I had the rare and great opportunity to attend the opening two days of Dreamforce last week. Rare, because I can't remember the last user conference I went to as an attendee rather than a speaker (turns out it's a lot less stressful to be in the audience.
Welcome to the Present
As an admitted technology junkie, I love watching as companies such as Google, Salesforce.com, Apple, Facebook and a revitalized Microsoft continue to deliver innovation at such an unrelenting pace.
2009 has been another year of milestones for Workday. We’ve now passed the 100 customer mark and in spite of the toughest economic environment in a generation Workday is on track to grow bookings more than 50 percent this year.