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Montra Ellis

2021 Speaker

MONTRA ELLIS is the senior director of research and innovation at UKG. Ellis and her team are responsible for looking forward for impactful product, industry, and technology trends and its impact. She’s been in the technology industry for almost 30 years, which has allowed Ellis the opportunity to be exposed to a significant number of client verticals in varying degrees. The experiences from those years span from managing worldwide DSP distribution for Texas Instruments to being a road warrior for a boutique Agile Software consultancy before landing at UKG. Ellis has spoken at various conferences including SXSW and Grace Hopper on many topics such as PO roles in the Agile world, panels focused on “frugal” innovation in Africa, diversity for AI and women’s roles, intersectionality and success in technology. @ukginc