Derek Butts

Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

Derek Butts joined Blue Yonder in 2021 as Executive Vice President (EVP), Chief Strategy Officer. In this role, he will build the growth strategy centered around Blue Yonder’s SaaS transformation, and oversee strategic investments and partnerships, market expansion, and product incubation areas.

Prior to Blue Yonder, Derek spent 13 years at Workday, most recently as VP in Corporate Strategy and Corporate Development. His first 10 years at Workday was split across go-to-market, strategy, and product leadership roles as the company grew from a start-up to a global leader.

Before joining Workday, Derek worked in Product Management at Intuit, management consulting at Bain and Company, and helped lead growth at two start-ups in the automotive industry. Derek earned a master’s degree from Stanford's Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Psychology from Amherst College.