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 - Innovation

How the Workday User Experience is Different—See it in Action

July 23, 2014 by Leighanne Levensaler on Innovation

When vendors begin to sound the same and any one of them can claim a business process is simple, intuitive, or seamless, companies need to ask a few fundamental questions to cut through the marketing talk and see differentiation in action: “Can you show it? How elegant is the experience? And how much of our own time and resources are required to achieve it?” We hope Product Spotlights start to answer these questions. So take a look at a few favorites across HR and finance, and stay tuned as we’ll share more throughout the year!  Read Entire Blog >>

Workday Blogs - HCM and Payroll

Introducing Workday Recruiting

May 6, 2014 by Leighanne Levensaler on Human Capital Management and Payroll

It’s here! After two years in the making, today we announced Workday Recruiting, which I wholeheartedly believe reinvents the recruiting experience. In this video, I share the inspiration behind our new offering, plus a brief tour of the application from the user perspective.   Read Entire Blog >>

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 >>