Liz Dietz


Ms. Dietz has over 25 years of experience in designing, building, marketing and supporting innovative software solutions for the Higher Education, K-12 and learning market. Liz is currently a Vice President of Strategy at Workday where she is responsible for the strategy  of the Workday Student suite of products. Prior to joining Workday Liz was a Vice President for Higher Education at CedarCrestone, establishing their Higher Education Workday practice. Before joining CedarCrestone in 2010, Liz was the General Manager of, a SaaS enterprise social media site for higher education. Liz was also President and Chief Executive Officer for Xap Corporation, a SaaS internet content and technology company that builds and hosts College Access Portals like and California, Career Planning products like Bridges Choices, and test preparation products such as and TestGear. During her tenure at Xap Liz stewarded the development of Xap's secondary and postsecondary transcript exchange network as well as lead the acquisition of Bridges Transitions. Prior to joining Xap, Liz was a VP/General Manager for PeopleSoft, managing the Campus Solutions Product Division. In 1997 Liz joined PeopleSoft via the acquisition of Campus Solutions, where she was a founding partner of the software and consulting company that developed PeopleSoft’s Student Administration software products. Liz also spent over 10 years at University of California, Los Angeles and Loyola Marymount Universities where she was responsible for designing, developing and implementing student information systems, as well as serving 2 years as Associate Director, Financial Aid.

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