Sayan Chakraborty

Senior Vice President, Tools and Technology

Sayan Chakraborty is senior vice president of tools and technology at Workday, responsible for the company’s core software, infrastructure and interface platforms, machine learning, and data center operations. 

Sayan joined Workday in 2015 through the acquisition of GridCraft, where he was the co-founder and chief operating officer. Prior to GridCraft, Sayan was vice president of software development at Oracle where he led teams focused on next-generation collaboration products. Before Oracle, Sayan served in various leadership roles at several technology startups over the course of nearly two decades. At the start of his career, Sayan worked on interplanetary spacecraft at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Sayan holds a master’s of science degree and a bachelor’s of science degree in aerospace engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.