Leighanne Levensaler

Leighanne Levensaler

Vice President, Human Capital Management Products

Leighanne Levensaler is vice president at Workday and is responsible for human capital management product direction and strategy.

Prior to joining Workday in 2009, Leighanne was principal analyst and director of talent management research at Bersin & Associates. Before that, Leighanne spent more than a decade working with large companies to develop HR strategies and integrated talent development solutions. She led the learning consulting practice at SystemLink Enterprise Solutions, and has held positions at SmartForce, Edutrek International/AIU, and Deloitte Consulting.

Leighanne holds a master’s degree in human resource development from Georgia State University and a bachelor’s degree in education from Clemson University. Leighanne is a member of the 2012 Class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute.

Workday Blogs - HCM and Payroll

Workday Goes to Washington Part 2: Moving the Discussion Up to Capitol Hill

March 24, 2014 by Leighanne Levensaler on Human Capital Management and Payroll

On Friday I posted on the Workday Blog about a meeting at the White House about opening up data to address U.S. Veterans’ unemployment. Related to that, a new federal law goes into effect today that requires federal contractors and subcontractors to adopt benchmarks for hiring and employing veterans.  Read Entire Blog >>

Workday Blogs - HCM and Payroll

Workday Goes to Washington Part 1: An Open Data Brainstorm

March 21, 2014 by Leighanne Levensaler on Human Capital Management and Payroll

Last month I joined leaders from both the public and private sectors in a discussion at the White House. We met in a room as stately and mahogany-adorned as you might envision, with the talk focused on a common goal: using open data to connect job seekers with employers. Closing the gap between skills employers need and locating people with those skills is key to building a more efficient labor market. It’s especially important to one swath of the workforce that we in the U.S. owe our gratitude, which is returning military veterans.  Read Entire Blog >>

Workday Blogs - HCM and Payroll

My 5 Favorite Features in Workday 21

January 23, 2014 by Leighanne Levensaler on Human Capital Management and Payroll

Workday 21, announced today, offers more than 240 new features for human resources and finance. As with all of our updates, customers contributed to these innovations, with about 65 features coming from their suggestions.  Read Entire Blog >>