Aneel Bhusri and Chano Fernandez are co-CEOs at Workday and serve on the company’s board of directors. Aneel, who co-founded Workday, serves as the board’s chairman.
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.
Chano is responsible for the entire customer relationship, which spans acquisition, services, customer success, and customer support. 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.
Prior to joining Workday in 2014, Chano served for seven years as senior vice president and head of innovation sales at SAP EMEA. Before that, he was vice president of EMEA sales at Infor, responsible for global and large accounts. Chano also served as a founding partner and general manager at Blue C, and as a senior consultant for McKinsey & Company.