Annrai O’Toole

Annrai O’Toole served as chief technology officer for EMEA at Workday until 2018, responsible for technology strategy and driving innovation.

Annrai previously served as Workday’s general manager for Europe. Before that he was CEO at Cape Clear, acquired by Workday in 2008. Cape Clear developed the industry’s leading enterprise service bus—a technology for integrating applications using Web services, which served as the foundation for the Workday Integration Cloud. Prior to Cape Clear, Annrai founded and served as executive vice president and chief technical officer at IONA Technologies. Annrai began his career working with European and international standards bodies to develop standards for software interoperability. With these and other initiatives, he has helped define the direction of the computer industry.

Annrai holds a master’s degree in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering from Trinity College in Dublin.