Gagan Setia

Chief Operating Officer/Vice President Workday Practice

Gagan Setia is a proven leader with over 25 years of experience in technology and business transformations. As the Chief Operating Officer / Vice President of Global Workday Practice at Oakland Consulting Group, Inc., Gagan is responsible for building, scaling, implementing, and maintaining Workday Solutions for clients globally. He specializes in helping leaders innovate, implement, achieve, and sustain transformation.

Prior to his role at Oakland Consulting Group, Gagan was the Managing Director at Limex, where he developed and grew the Workday Practice in Government and Commercial markets. He has served at senior management positions at JP Morgan Chase, Technology Startup, and KPMG.

One of Gagan’s most notable achievements is leading the Statewide Personnel System (SPS) Implementation project for the State of Maryland. He led the change in direction from traditional ERP (PeopleSoft) to Cloud ERP (Workday) to give the State a technological edge. Under his program management and leadership, the State went live on schedule and under budget with HR, Compensation, Benefits, Time, Absence, Payroll, Recruitment, and Learning Management Systems for all 54 agencies and over 165K employees and retirees.

In his previous roles, Gagan built the PeopleSoft practice while managing large-scale projects for clients, including a large insurance company, a retail clothing brand, and Warner Bros. He is a motivated, innovative, accomplished, and dynamic leader with a rare blend of technical and business expertise, who thrives in challenging environments.

Gagan is a Certified CIO, with an MBA, BS in Computer Science, PMP, CISM, and ITIL (Practitioner) certifications. He is recognized as a technology visionary, people developer, and innovative leader.