James Cross is director of learning product strategy at Workday, and is responsible for the vision, strategy, and roadmap of Workday Learning.
Prior to Workday, James spent a decade focused on the intersection of learning and technology. He was director of education at MediaCore, acquired by Workday in 2015. Before MediaCore, James worked for Civica, a large EMEA cloud software company. 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. He is on the board of the annual SXSW learning technology startup competition.
James holds a bachelor’s degree in music from Sheffield University and is a certified teacher. He is an experienced speaker and writer, having published a book and contributed to a number of industry publications.