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Founded in 2005 by David Duffield (co-founder of PeopleSoft) and Aneel Bhusri, Workday is headquartered in Pleasanton, California.

Workday offers software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications for financial management, human capital management (HCM), payroll, spending management, and analytics.

The company's flagship products are Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) and Workday Financial Management, which are designed to provide a unified platform for managing an organization's financial and people-related processes.

Over the years Workday has built out an entire solution for recruiting, learning, analytics, diversity analysis, and skills.

The company's products are cloud-based, which means they are delivered over the internet and do not require on-premises hardware or software installations.

Workday targets medium and large enterprises across various industries, including healthcare, financial services, education, government, and manufacturing.

The company has a strong focus on user experience, with a consumer-web-like interface and mobile capabilities.

As of 2023, Workday had over 11,000 customers worldwide and reported annual revenues of over $6 billion.

The company has been consistently recognized by industry analysts and organizations for its innovative products, strong financial performance, and workplace culture.

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