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Speaker Bio

Chandler C. Morse
Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Chandler C. Morse serves as Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Workday, a leading provider of
enterprise cloud services delivering financial management, human capital management, and analytics
applications. Mr. Morse stood up the Washington, DC office for the company in late 2018 and was
elevated to lead Workday’s U.S. and Global policy teams as well as Sustainability practice and reporting.

Workday engages on policy issues related to privacy and data flows, workforce development,
sustainability, cybersecurity, and inclusion. In addition, Workday’s policy team is increasingly playing a
leadership role around the world with respect to the rapidly evolving AI policy landscape. Workday has
been front and center in several recent milestones related to artificial intelligence policy; including
engaging on the EU AI Act since 2019, being an early champion at the federal level for the NIST AI Risk
Management Framework, and engaging at the state level in the U.S. to support smart AI regulatory

Prior to joining Workday, Mr. Morse spent more than a decade on Capitol Hill, working for Senator Jeff
Flake (R-AZ) for more than thirteen years. He served as the Chief of Staff and was the Senator’s
legislative director prior to that. He oversaw the legislative staff in Washington, DC and directly handled
issues related to Senator Flake’s work on select technology policy, international trade, U.S.-Cuba policy,
immigration reform (including high-skilled immigration), and homeland security issues. Mr. Morse also
served as a Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director in then-Congressman Flake’s office as well as
Policy Director for the Congressional Western Caucus. He joined Congressman Flake’s staff after
serving as a regulatory policy analyst for the National Association of Home Builders for two years. He also
worked for Post, Buckley, Schuh & Jernigan, a Washington, DC engineering consulting firm.

Mr. Morse graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in environmental policy and from the
University of Maine with an M.S. in environmental science. Mr. Morse is the fifteenth member of his
family, spanning three generations, to graduate from the University of Maine. He now lives in Baltimore
with his wife Annie and their two children Parker and Talie and serves on the board of the National
Immigration Forum.

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