Ashley Goldsmith, Chief Human Resources Officer joined Workday in 2013 as Vice President of Human Resources. She previously was at Polycom, where she started in 2010 as Senior Vice President and was promoted to Chief Human Resource Officer and Executive Vice President in February 2011.
Ms. Goldsmith went to Polycom from F. Hoffmann-La Roche, where she was Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Corporate Communications, and Environmental Health and Safety for Roche’s Tissue Diagnostics Division. Previous roles include Chief Human Resources Officer at Ventana Medical Systems, and consecutive positions of escalating prominence at Home Depot. Her last position at Home Depot was Vice President of Human Resources for the Northern Division, which included nearly 700 stores and more than 100,000 employees.
Ms. Goldsmith holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a Master’s degree in Human Resource Development from Georgia State University, and a degree in Psychology from Vanderbilt University.