General Manager, Talent OptimizationRead Bio
David Somers is general manager of talent optimization at Workday, responsible for leading the strategy and development of Workday’s Talent Optimization suite of products.
David brings more than 20 years of technology and consulting experience to his current role. David joined Workday in 2018 through the acquisition of Rallyteam, where he was co-founder and CEO for three years. Prior to Rallyteam, David served as vice president of global alliances and strategic initiatives at Cornerstone OnDemand, and previously held positions at Ariba, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Replicon, and The Walt Disney Company.
David holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management and a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University.