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Ellis is VP and director of education for Intel
Corporation, a leading developer and provider of microprocessors
for the computer industry worldwide. She has been with the company
for 20 years, starting as a manager of planning and control in 1980.
was promoted to director of sales and marketing administration in
1983 and then became director of corporate information services
in 1985. She was named a vice president of corporate information
systems in 1987 and became a corporate officer two years later.
1988 to 1990 she was vice president of finance and administration;
from 1990 to 1993, vice president of human resources, and in 1993
became vice president of information technology. Ellis was appointed
vice president and director of education in January 1999.
received her B.S. in mathematics from the University of Georgia
in 1969 and completed postgraduate work in operations research and
computer science at the University of Alabama and the University
of Georgia. After graduation, she worked as an electrical engineer
with Western Electric, as a computer programmer with the University
of Georgia and as an information systems officer with the City of
Jacksonville. She also held several positions with Fairchild Camera
and Instrument prior to joining Intel.
was named to the CIO 100 in 1994, 1996 and 1997. The San Francisco
Chronicle named her one of the Bay Area's Most Powerful Corporate
Women in 1995. She is a director of Merix Corporation, an American
Leadership Forum fellow, a member of several university and nonprofit
boards and an alumnus of Delta Gamma.
has two children, Stephanie and Jason.