Board Information

Who’s on our board.

Our board of directors currently consists of 11 members. Aneel Bhusri serves as our chairman of the board— as well as our co-CEO—and George Still, Jr., is vice chairman of the board and lead independent director. Other board members include Ann-Marie Campbell, Christa Davies, Lynne Doughtie, Dave Duffield, Carl M. Eschenbach, Chano Fernandez (who is also our co-CEO), Mike McNamara, Lee J. Styslinger III, and Jerry Yang. Each of our directors other than Aneel Bhusri, Dave Duffield, and Chano Fernandez is “independent” as defined by the rules of the Nasdaq Global Select Market. We have a classified board of directors, with each class serving staggered three-year terms. In addition, we have established an Audit Committee, a Compensation Committee, a Nominating and Governance Committee, and an Investment Committee. Our board and committee structure, as well as biographies for each of our directors, are set forth below.

Member Chair
Name Audit Committee Compensation Committee Nomination & Governance Committee Investment Committee
Aneel Bhusri        
George Still, Jr.        
Ann-Marie Campbell        
Christa Davies        
Lynne Doughtie        
Dave Duffield        
Carl M. Eschenbach        
Chano Fernandez        
Mike McNamara        
Lee J. Styslinger III        
Jerry Yang        
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Aneel Bhusri Co-Founder, Co-CEO, and Chairman

Aneel Bhusri is co-founder and co-CEO at Workday. He is also chairman of the company’s board of directors.

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George Still, Jr. Vice Chairman and Lead Independent Director

George Still, Jr. has served on the board of directors at Workday since 2009. George brings to the board financial and investing acumen gained through his many years as a managing partner at Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), a global venture capital firm. George’s experience as an advisor to a number of technology companies is also a valuable resource for the Workday board.

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Ann-Marie Campbell Independent Director

Ann-Marie Campbell joined Workday’s board of directors in April 2019. Ann-Marie brings to the board extensive operational experience, expertise in strategic planning, and keen insights in identifying and capturing new business opportunities.

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Christa Davies Independent Director

Christa Davies joined Workday’s board of directors in August 2012. Christa brings to the board financial expertise and extensive experience in the software and technology industries.

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Lynne Doughtie Independent Director

Lynne Doughtie joined the Workday board of directors in February 2021. Lynne brings to the board extensive experience in risk management and information security given her work in effectively advising organizations on complex global business matters and strategies across industries.

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Dave Duffield Co-Founder and a Director and Chairman Emeritus of the Board

Dave Duffield is Workday’s co-founder and a director and chairman emeritus of the board. Dave is an accomplished executive and visionary in the business management, public sector, and higher education software industries. 

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Carl M. Eschenbach Independent Director

Carl Eschenbach joined Workday’s board of directors in February 2018. Carl brings to the board over 30 years of operational and sales experience in the technology industry and deep knowledge of high-growth companies.

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Chano Fernandez Co-CEO and Director

Chano Fernandez is co-CEO at Workday, and is responsible for the entire customer relationship, which spans acquisition, services, customer success, and customer support. He is also a member of the company’s board of directors. Previously, Chano served as co-president, and before that served as executive vice president of global field operations, and as president of EMEA and APJ.

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Mike McNamara Independent Director

Mike McNamara has served on Workday’s board of directors since 2011. Mike brings to the board extensive leadership and experience managing international operations. As the former CEO of a large global company, Mike provides Workday with a management perspective on business and strategic decisions.

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Lee J. Styslinger III Independent Director

Lee J. Styslinger III joined Workday’s board of directors in August 2016. Lee brings to the board deep expertise as chairman and CEO of a global company as well as diverse leadership experience serving across multiple corporate, governmental, and education-related boards and councils.

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Jerry Yang Independent Director

Jerry Yang joined Workday’s board of directors in November 2013. Jerry brings to the board deep experience building technology products used by millions of people around the world as well as leadership experience with global organizations, particularly in markets throughout Asia.