Biography: Ellen Wagner
Ellen Wagner is Executive Director of WCET (www.wcet.info), a cooperative association of like-minded institutions, vendors, and educational stakeholders looking to advancing excellence and accelerate adoption of innovative technology-enhanced teaching and learning practices and policies in higher education. She is also a Partner and Senior Analyst for Sage Road Solutions, LLC (www.sageroadsolutions.com), where she is responsible for industry intelligence and enablement services.
Ellen is the former senior director of worldwide eLearning, Adobe Systems, Inc. and was senior director of worldwide education solutions for Macromedia, Inc. Prior to working in software solutions marketing and product development, Ellen was Chief Learning Officer and Director of Education for Viviance new education, a Swiss-based elearning company with offices in 10 North American and European countries. She was Chief Learning Officer and VP of Consulting Services for Informania, Inc. prior to its acquisition by Viviance.
Ellen was formerly a tenured Professor and Chair of the Educational Technology program at the University of Northern Colorado, and held a number of administrative posts, including Director of the Western Institute for Distance Education and Coordinator of Campus Instructional and Research Technologies, Academic Affairs. Her Ph.D. in learning psychology comes from the University of Colorado - Boulder. Her M.S. and B.A. degrees were earned at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.