Director, Leadership and Organization Effectiveness Workday
Phil Willburn is director of leadership effectiveness at Workday, responsible for enabling successful people leadership through executive development and coaching, and for ensuring the company continues to grow its pipeline of leaders.
Phil brings over 10 years of experience leveraging data science and analysis to improve talent management to his current role. Prior to Workday, Phil served as a senior faculty member at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) where in 2017, his work on talent development earned the prestigious gold-level Excellence in Practice Award by the European Foundation for Management Development. Preceding CCL, Phil worked for the Science Applications International Corporation as a network scientist where he applied his expertise to the intelligence community as a trainer and analyst.
Phil has a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and he completed graduate work in Computational Social Sciences at George Mason University. Phil has authored numerous academic publications on the topics of leadership and network science.