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TMCNet:  Ellucian Senior Vice President and Chief Architect Brian Knotts to Speak at AWS Public Sector Summit

[June 07, 2019]

Ellucian Senior Vice President and Chief Architect Brian Knotts to Speak at AWS Public Sector Summit

Ellucian, the leading provider of software and services built to power higher education, today announced that the company's Senior Vice President and Chief Architect, Brian Knotts, will speak on a panel focused on AI and Machine Learning at AWS Public Sector Summit. This annual event brings together more than 13,000 technologists to discuss how cloud is revolutionizing the way we live.

What: Panel: Extracting Fresh Insights from Your Data with the Latest AI/ML Tools
Who: Panelists:

• Ann Merriher, Director, U.S. Education, WWPS, AWS

• Leila Nouri, AWS

• Jeff Olson (News - Alert), Chief Data Officer & SVP of Technology Strategy, The College Board

• Brian Knotts, Senior Vice President and Chief Architect, Ellucian

• Noah Rowland, Senior Software Engineer/Cloud Architect, Education Advisory Board

Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

When: Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 1:30 PM EDT

In his role at Ellucian, Knotts works to ensure Ellucian's future products meet the needs of the higher education industry by evaluating and incorporating innovative technology. Currently, Knotts' team is researching the application of AI/ML, blockchain, voice assist and other technologies on institutions and the student journey. He and his team developed the Ellucian Ethos Platform as well as a candidate platform architecture for building cloud native applications.

About Ellucian

Inspired by the transformative impact of education, Ellucian develops solutions that power the essential work of colleges and universities. As the world's leading provider of software and services designed for higher education, Ellucian works with more than 2,500 institutions in 50+ countries-enhancing operations and enriching the experience for nearly 20 million students.

Ellucian provides student information systems (SIS), finance and HR, recruiting, retention, analytics and advancement software solutions. With a full suite of cloud ready solutions, Ellucian provides institutions with the choice and flexibility in how, what and when they deploy solutions in the cloud. Ellucian also supports the higher education community with a range of professional services such as application software implementation, training, education, and management consulting.

Ellucian brings power, passion, and performance to bear for higher education, and its ability to better our world. Visit Ellucian at

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