Thought Leadership

Main Stage Keynotes

Join us each day to hear how we’re working together to shape the future of work and the world.

Welcome Keynote

Let the fun begin! We’ll kick off Workday Rising with a comedic performance from Jerry Seinfeld to mark the start of an incredible few days ahead.

Workday Innovation Keynote

Discover how we’re bringing our commitment to continuous innovation to life. Workday leaders take the stage to share our vision for the future and reveal what’s next for our products.

Leadership Keynote

Join a conversation with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda about what it takes to see opportunity where others don’t, motivate teams to work together toward positive outcomes, and pave the way for a diverse and inclusive future. Award-winning journalist, entrepreneur, and host Soledad O’Brien joins us as a moderator.

Inspiration Keynote

Cap off a great week with a memorable experience that will leave you ready to put everything you learned at Workday Rising into action.

“The world is changing, and Workday is changing with it.”

—HRIS Payroll Analyst at a Manufacturing Company

Business Strategy Keynotes

Hear from Workday leaders and customer executives as they discuss the opportunities, revenue potential, and new ways of working fueled by continuous innovation.

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Product Strategy and Vision Keynotes

See what’s new in our products and what we have planned to support your continued success.