Workday Appoints Patrick Blair to President of the Americas
Seasoned Executive to Support Company’s Growing Momentum on the Path to $10 Billion in Revenue
PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced continued investment in leadership with the appointment of Patrick Blair to president of the Americas. Patrick will report into Workday Co-President Doug Robinson, who oversees the company’s global sales efforts.
In this role, Patrick will lead Workday’s North America sales efforts, which includes a continued focus on expanding the company’s footprint with the Fortune 500 and increased adoption of Workday’s full suite of products across finance, HR, planning, spend management, and analytics. Patrick has more than 25 years of enterprise software and sales experience, having most recently served as president of CRM at C3 AI. He has also held sales leadership positions at several other technology companies including Palo Alto Networks and Salesforce.com.
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“Patrick’s experience and values-based approach to building teams and helping organizations understand the importance of investing in the right technologies will be pivotal in supporting our growth efforts,” said Doug Robinson, co-president, Workday. “We have a great opportunity in front of us and I am confident that Patrick’s leadership will help extend the value we bring to some of the world’s largest organizations.”
“Having worked in the enterprise software industry throughout the years, I’ve seen first hand the value cloud pioneers like Workday can bring to organizations, especially in a time of so much change,” said Patrick Blair, president of the Americas, Workday. “I’ve long admired Workday’s approach to innovation and customer engagement – always putting its values, including integrity, front and center in driving its business forward. I look forward to continuing to build on the team’s great efforts and finding more ways to expand our opportunity.”
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, helping customers adapt and thrive in a changing world. Workday applications for financial management, human resources, planning, spend management, and analytics have been adopted by thousands of organizations around the world and across industries — from medium-sized businesses to more than 50% of the Fortune 500. For more information about Workday, visit workday.com.
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