Legion Appoints Kshitij Dayal as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations
Company continues to fuel momentum with new executive hire, building on a year of substantial growth
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Legion Technologies, the pioneer in AI-powered workforce management (WFM), today announced it has appointed Kshitij Dayal as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations. Dayal will be responsible for all technology and operations for the DevOps, data science, user experience (UX), and project management sides of the Legion business.
Dayal brings more than 25 years of experience in engineering. Previously, he was a Senior Vice President of Product Development at Workday where he was responsible for product engineering, data science, and development operations. His experience also includes a role as Vice President of Engineering for Adaptive Insights, which was acquired by Workday, where he conceptualized, designed, and orchestrated the build and rollout of the next-generation elastic hypercube technology.
“Legion is pioneering change in the workforce management industry and is paving the way for better jobs for hourly workers, and I can’t wait to be part of their impressive team that is making a difference in the industry,” said Kshitij Dayal, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Legion. “I’m delighted to join Legion to help scale the company to new heights and build out the next generation of cloud-native workforce management powered by AI.”
As Legion continues to grow, the company is focused on expanding its engineering, DevOps, data science, and user experience sectors so that each function can adapt and scale according to the needs of the business. Legion has seen a surging demand for its platform during the pandemic and a 116% increase in internal employment since June 2020.
About Legion Technologies
Legion Technologies’ mission is to transform hourly jobs into good jobs. The company’s industry-leading, AI-powered workforce management (WFM) platform optimizes labor efficiency and enhances the employee experience simultaneously – at scale. The Legion WFM platform has been proven to deliver 13x ROI through schedule optimization, reduced attrition, increased productivity, and increased operational efficiency. Legion delivers cutting-edge technology in an easy-to-use platform and mobile app that employees love. The company is backed by Norwest Venture Partners, Stripes, First Round Capital, XYZ Ventures, Webb Investment Network, Workday Ventures, and NTT DOCOMO Ventures. For more information, visit https://legion.co.