David Duffield
Name: David Duffield
Occupation: Technology
Gender: Male
Birth Day: November 7, 1941
Age: 81
Birth Place: Incline Village, Nevada, United States

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David Duffield

David Duffield was born on November 7, 1941 in Incline Village, Nevada, United States (81 years old). David Duffield is a Technology, . Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: $7.3 Billion. With the net worth of $7.3 Billion, David Duffield is the #196 richest person on earth all the time in our database.

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$7.3 Billion
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# Name Relationship Net Worth Salary Age Occupation
#1 Amy Zeifang Children N/A N/A N/A
#2 Michael Duffield Children N/A N/A N/A
#3 Cheryl Duffield Spouse N/A N/A N/A


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Duffield founded PeopleSoft in 1987 and served as the company's CEO and board chairman. PeopleSoft grew to be the world's second-largest application software company before being acquired by Oracle in January 2005.


Duffield is also known for his philanthropic activities on behalf of animals. In 1994, Duffield and his wife, Cheryl, established Maddie's Fund, originally named the Duffield Family Foundation. In January 1999, the board of directors restructured the foundation, defined its mission, and adopted the current name. The organization is named after Maddie, a Miniature Schnauzer who was the Duffields' source of unconditional love and friendship for ten years, and a "lighthouse during the stormy period" of the couple's work careers. Maddie died of cancer in 1997, and Duffield acted on his earlier promise to his pet, "If we ever make some money, I promise we will give it back to you and your kind so others can be as happy as we are today."


1998 Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement


In March 2005, Duffield and former PeopleSoft vice chair and head of product strategy, Aneel Bhusri, started Workday, Inc., a company that provides financial management and human capital management software delivered in a software as a service (SaaS) model. The company is headquartered in Pleasanton, California, and employed approximately 1,000 people in 2011, with Duffield and Bhusri serving as co-CEOs at Workday. Duffield is also the company's chief customer advocate. Duffield relinquished the co-CEO role in May 2014, and became chairman of the board.


In May 2016 the Duffields put their 21.48 acre estate in California on the market as they decided to move back to their home in Tahoe. The asking price for the property was $39 million, with the proceeds of the sale going towards Maddie's Fund.


2018 Cornell Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award – its highest alumni honor


In April 2020, the foundation made a $350,000 donation to the Incline Village Community Hospital Foundation to address the coronavirus pandemic.

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Currently, David Duffield is 81 years, 1 months and 0 days old. David Duffield will celebrate 82nd birthday on a Tuesday 7th of November 2023.

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