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President and Chief Executive Officer

Ellucian Company L.P

HQ Phone: (610) 647-5930

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Ellucian Company L.P

4375 Fair Lakes Court

Fairfax, Virginia 22033

United States

Company Description

Ellucian is the worldwide leader of software and services designed for higher education. More than 2,400 institutions in 40 countries rely on Ellucian to help enable the mission of higher education for over 18 million students. Ellucian provides student i ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer

ABB Ltd

Leadership Positions

Progress Software Corporation

Vice President of Marketing and Sales

Syntel Inc

Affiliations

Board Member
2014-10-07 Fairfax , Va. Ellucian’s

Chief Executive Officer
SolidWorks Corporation

Executive Vice President, Geographic Operations
Dassault Systemes SA

Member
Mass High Tech

Board Member
Revere Innovation School

Board Member
Boston Match Charter School

Leadership Positions
Compuware Corporation

Education

Texas University

bachelor's degree

economics

Texas A&M University

bachelor’s degree

economics

Texas A&M University

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Central Oregon Community College Announces Planned Move to Ellucian Banner Student Administration's Cloud-Ready, Modern User Experience | Business Wire

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"We've heavily invested in Banner modernization, and it's great to see those investments paying off at COCC," said Jeff Ray, president and CEO at Ellucian.


Ellucian Launches New Role-Based Analytics Solution for Higher Education | Business Wire

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"Our approach to analytics is rooted in three key principles," said Jeff Ray, president and CEO at Ellucian.


WorldCAD Access: Behind the Story

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Jeff Ray talks about his time at Solidworks, briefly

Autobiographically
A brief article (New at the top: Jeff Ray is chief executive officer at Ellucian) in The Washington Post newspaper carries a brief autobiography by Jeff Ray, the former ceo of Solidworks:


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Jeff Ray CEO, Ellucian

Jeff Ray is president and chief executive officer at Ellucian. Mr. Ray has more than 35 years of experience and has served in executive leadership roles at various market-leading enterprise software companies. He leads a skilled team of more than 2,700 higher education technology professionals around the world. Mr. Ray is driving Ellucian's strong market performance through his resolute focus on customer success and product innovation.
Previously, Mr. Ray served as chief executive officer of Ventyx, an ABB company, the leading supplier of enterprise software and services to critical infrastructure providers. He worked with customers to solve some of their biggest business challenges with the help of innovative software solutions. Before Ventyx, as chief executive officer of DS SolidWorks Corp, Mr. Ray oversaw the introduction of a next-generation online platform for cloud-based offerings, the first platform built upon Services-Oriented Architectures in the engineering industry. Prior to SolidWorks, he spent 17 years with IBM in various management positions. Mr. Ray has been active in local education for many years and served on the Boards of the Boston Match Charter School and the Revere Innovation School. He was also involved in statewide education reform as a member of the Massachusetts High Tech Council. Mr. Ray holds a B.S. in Economics from Texas A&M University.


Ellucian Appoints Jeff Ray As New President and Chief Executive Officer | Newsroom | Ellucian

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Home › About Us › News › Ellucian Appoints Jeff Ray As New President and Chief Executive Officer
Ellucian Appoints Jeff Ray As New President and Chief Executive Officer
Published Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - Fairfax, Va.
Ellucian's Board of Directors has appointed Jeff Ray as the new President and Chief Executive Officer. Ray will lead Ellucian's 2,700 higher education technology professionals to accelerate the company's strategy of helping colleges and universities around the globe fulfill their educational missions. Ray's experience and focus on customer success, driving product innovation, and leading global teams will propel Ellucian to a new level of performance and growth.
Higher education is in the midst of unprecedented change and is facing an array of new challenges. From sustaining enrollment levels, to driving student retention and graduation rates, to containing costs, to pursuing new non-traditional educational models and global opportunities, colleges and universities need innovative new technology solutions more than ever to expand access and drive positive student outcomes. "Jeff Ray has a proven record of helping clients solve their toughest challenges through the innovative application of new technologies.
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"I'm excited to work with the executive team and all of our employees to help accelerate the strategy set by the leadership team and supported by the Board of Directors," said Ray. In the past three years, Ellucian has driven industry-leading levels of customer satisfaction, introduced a number of innovative new software solutions, increased the investment in enhancing its enterprise platforms, and has established itself as a leader in the Cloud for higher education with over 1,500 clients benefitting from Ellucian's cloud-based services and solutions.
"While Ellucian has achieved so much in the past years, I also believe there is so much more that we can do to work with our customers to make technology a transformative force in driving the evolution of higher education and making more students achieve their educational dreams," said Ray. "Our customers are obsessed with driving student success and our job at Ellucian is to remove every obstacle they face in delivering on this mission," continued Ray. "Helping our clients take full advantage of our cloud-based services and SaaS software solutions to deliver a consumer-web experience to students, to reduce TCO, and to free up staff to focus on strategic initiatives is just one example of how we can help lead higher education into the future," added Ray.
Prior to joining Ellucian, Ray served in executive leadership roles at various scale, market-leading enterprise software companies. In his most recent role as Chief Executive Officer of Ventyx, an ABB company that is the leading supplier of enterprise software and services to critical infrastructure providers, Ray worked with customers to solve some of their biggest business challenges with the help of innovative software solutions.
As Chief Executive Officer of DS SolidWorks, Ray oversaw the introduction of a next-generation online platform for cloud-based offerings, the first platform built upon Services-Oriented Architectures in the engineering industry. SolidWorks also earned "Best Companies to Work For" and "Top 100 Companies to Work For" from the Boston Business Journal and The Boston Globe, respectively, under Ray's leadership.
Ray has been active in local education for many years and served on the Boards of the Boston Match Charter School and the Paul Revere Innovation School. Jeff was also involved in statewide education reform as a member of the Massachusetts High Tech Council.
Ray succeeds John F. Speer III.
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Ray will take over the CEO role immediately and be based at the Ellucian headquarters in Fairfax, VA.

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