James Cross is director of strategy at Workday, where he explores the future of business, work, and technology to help guide the company’s strategic direction.
Prior to Workday, James spent a decade focused on the intersection of learning and technology. He was director of education at MediaCore, which was acquired by Workday in 2015. Before MediaCore, James worked for Civica, a large cloud software company based in EMEA. Earlier in his career James was a high school teacher, and was recognized by Apple in 2008 as a global leader in mobile and online learning innovation.
James holds a bachelor’s degree in music from Sheffield University and is a certified teacher. He is on the board of the annual SXSW learning technology startup competition.