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

Introducing New Workforce Planning Capabilities in Workday

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

Workday just received some incredible recognition in "The Forrester Wave™: SaaS HR Management Systems, Q4 2014," published by Forrester Research, Inc. We are very honored by this recognition of our commitment to developing great products and our passion for creating delightful customer experiences. Yet here’s the thing: With leadership, you’re never resting. You have a huge responsibility to keep innovating and finding new ways to deliver value in the marketplace.  Read Entire Blog >>

Workday Blogs - HCM and Payroll

Where to Find Workday at HR Tech Conference & Expo

October 2, 2014 by Leighanne Levensaler on Human Capital Management and Payroll

Next week, thousands of HR professionals will descend upon Las Vegas for the annual HR Technology Conference & Expo. As a long-time attendee, I find the event to be a familiar constant in a sea of endless change in our business environments—an opportunity for us to bond as a community and share great new technologies and best practices.   Read Entire Blog >>

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 >>