Full Name
Chandler Morse
Job Title
Head of North America Public Policy
Speaker Bio
Chandler C. Morse serves as head of North America public policy 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 Workday in late 2018 and has had the opportunity to help elevate the companyto a leading voice in public policy witha focus on workforce development, digital privacy, and artificial intelligence as well as actively engage on IT modernization, cybersecurity, and diversity and inclusion.

Prior to joining Workday, Mr. Morse spent over a decadeon Capitol Hill, working for Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) for more than thirteen years. He servedas 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 international trade, U.S.-Cuba policy, immigration reform and high-skilled immigration, and homeland security. Mr. Morse handled immigration during the introduction of the STRIVE Act in the House and was the primary negotiator for the Senator during the Senate passage of S. 744, comprehensive immigration reform legislation.

Before assuming his role as Legislative Director in the Flake Senate office, Mr. Morse served as a Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director in then-Congressman Flake’s office, starting as alegislative assistant in May of 2005. In addition, Mr. Morse served as Policy Director for the Congressional Western Caucus from May 2005 through October 2007. 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 then-Washington, DC 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 environmentalscience. Mr. Morse is the fifteenth member of his family, spanning three generations, to graduate from the University of Maine. Henow lives in Baltimore with his wife Annie and their two children Parker and Talie and serves on the board of the National Immigration Forum.
Chandler Morse