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Aneel Bhusri is co-founder and chief executive officer 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.