Leadership

Innovation, technology, and culture with Workday co-founder and CEO Aneel Bhusri

December 16, 2020

Innovation, technology, and culture with Workday co-founder and CEO Aneel Bhusri

Aneel Bhusri

Co-Founder & CEO of WorkDay

From ideas to reality, Aneel Bhusri discusses his journey cofounding and helping grow Workday.

Looking to be inspired? On this week's Walker Webcast, Walker & Dunlop's CEO, Willy Walker, spoke with Workday Co-Founder and Co-CEO Aneel Bhusri about his career journey, the technology and software industries, and the advice he shares most frequently.

A bit about each speaker:

Willy Walker
Willy Walker

Willy Walker is chairman and chief executive officer of Walker & Dunlop. Under Mr. Walker’s leadership, Walker & Dunlop has grown from a small, family-owned business to become one of the largest commercial real estate finance companies in the United States. Walker & Dunlop is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and in its first seven years as a public company has seen its shares appreciate 547%.

Aneel Bhusri
Aneel Bhusri

Aneel Bhusri is co-founder and co-CEO at Workday. He is also a member of the company's board of directors, and served as chairman of the board from January 2012 until May 2014.  

Aneel has been a leader, product visionary, and innovator in the enterprise software industry for more than 20 years. Before co-founding Workday in 2005, Aneel held a number of leadership positions at PeopleSoft, including vice chairman of the board and senior vice president responsible for product strategy, business development and marketing. In addition to his role at Workday, Aneel is an advisory partner at Greylock, a leading venture capital firm that he has been associated with since 1999, and he is a member of the Board of Trustees at Stanford University. He also serves on the board of directors of the Workday Foundation and of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Aneel previously served on the board of directors of several other companies, including Intel, Pure Storage and Okta. 

Aneel holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and economics from Brown University. He is a Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. 


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