Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY) said it has named technology pioneer Jerry Yang to its board of directors.
As a director, Yang will offer his experience building technology products used by people around the world as well as his leadership experience with global organizations, particularly in markets throughout Asia.
Yang is the founder of AME Cloud Ventures, a venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. Yang also co-founded Yahoo! Inc. in 1995 and served on the board of directors and as a key member of the executive management team until January 2012.
Workday is a provider of enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers human capital management, financial management, and analytics applications designed for the world´s largest organizations.