Jerry Yang Joins Workday Board of Directors

Jerry Yang Joins Workday Board of Directors 
Internet Pioneer and Entrepreneur Brings Technology Vision and
History of Innovation as New Director on the Workday Board of
PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/25/13 --  Workday, Inc. (NYSE:
WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for global human
resources and finance, today announced the appointment of technology
pioneer, Jerry Yang, to its Board of Directors. As a Director, Mr.
Yang will offer his deep experience building technology products used
by millions of people around the world as well as his leadership
experience with global organizations, particularly in markets
throughout Asia.  
This appointment comes as Workday continues to build its business for
the long term, taking advantage of technology shifts in cloud,
mobile, and big data, as it helps global customers transform their
businesses for future growth. 
"In many ways Jerry Yang is synonymous with the Internet and the way
we engage with it both from a consumer and enterprise perspective,
and we are fortunate to benefit from that wisdom," said Aneel Bhusri,
chairman, co-founder, and co-CEO, Workday. "As a technology visionary
and global business leader, Jerry has great perspective to offer, and
as we continue our global growth, he'll be a tremendous asset to
"I am excited to join the Workday Board at an exciting time in the
company's growth and look forward to leveraging my past experience as
a technologist and entrepreneur to provide advice as they continue to
look at new areas of growth," said Jerry Yang, director, Workday
Board of Directors. "It's clear that the enterprise is taking many
cues from the consumer Internet, and Workday is taking full advantage
of this shift. I look forward to supporting its compelling vision and
global expansion plans." 
About Jerry Yang
 Mr. Yang is the founder of AME Cloud Ventures, a
venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. Mr. Yang also
co-founded Yahoo! Inc. in 1995 and served on the Board of Directors
and as a key member of the executive management team until January
2012. While at Yahoo!, he led a number of initiatives, including two
of the biggest investments in the Internet: Yahoo Japan and Alibaba
Mr. Yang served as a director of Yahoo Japan Corporation (TSE: 4689)
and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. until January 2012; and he was a
director of Cisco Systems, Inc. from July 2000 to November 2012. He
currently serves as a board observer for Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR:
LNVGY). Mr. Yang holds a Master's Degree and Bachelor's Degree of
Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and
currently serves on Stanford University's Board of Trustees. 
About Workday
 Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud
applications for human resources and finance. Founded in 2005,
Workday delivers human capital management, financial management, and
analytics applications designed for the world's largest
organizations. Hundreds of companies, ranging from medium-sized
businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises, have selected Workday. 
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