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Chano Fernandez

Co-CEO & former Co-CEO, Workday

Boardwave Patron

Chano Fernandez
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Chano Fernandez was most recently co-CEO at Workday, responsible for the entire customer relationship, which spans acquisition, services, customer success, and customer support. He was also a member of the company’s board of directors. Previously, Chano served as co-president, and before that served as executive vice president of global field operations, and as president of EMEA and APJ.

Prior to joining Workday in 2014, Chano served for seven years as senior vice president and head of innovation sales at SAP EMEA. Before that, he was vice president of EMEA sales at Infor, responsible for global and large accounts.

Chano also served as a founding partner and general manager at Blue C, and as a senior consultant for McKinsey & Company.

Chano holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Instituto de Empresa and a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Salamanca.

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