Innovation Authority and Author Luke Williams to Keynote Ellie Mae Experience 2016

October 12, 2015

Speaker, author and leading expert on innovation to “disrupt” mortgage technology conference

October 12, 2015 – PLEASANTON, Calif. –  Ellie Mae® (NYSE: ELLI), a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, today announced that Luke Williams, a globally recognized authority on innovation leadership, will keynote the Ellie Mae Experience 2016 conference, being held February 29 to March 2, 2016 at the Wynn Las Vegas Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The best-selling author of “Disrupt: Think the Unthinkable to Spark Transformation in Your Business,” Williams is a sought-after commentator on disruptive innovation, entrepreneurship and cultural change. He has helped American Express, GE, Sony, Crocs, Virgin, Disney, Hewlett-Packard and many other industry leaders on challenges ranging from creating new products and services to transforming organizational processes and behaviors. Williams is a professor of Innovation and executive director of the Berkley Entrepreneurship Center at New York University’s Stern School of Business and a fellow at frog, one of the world’s most influential innovation companies.

Ellie Mae Experience 2016 is the premier conference for Encompass, Mavent, and AllRegs clients designed to inform attendees about the latest compliance, technology and marketing strategies while helping to define the next generation solutions that will shape the mortgage industry.

“We’re extremely honored to have Luke Williams joining us in Las Vegas,” said Jonathan Corr, president and CEO of Ellie Mae. “With so many changes impacting the mortgage industry, coupled with the abundance of technologies available to us today, Luke’s views on innovation and entrepreneurship will be valuable to all attendees.”

Radian Guarantee, MGIC, CoreLogic and ArchMI were announced as sponsors of Ellie Mae Experience 2016. In addition, new content has been added to provide more strategic content for executives, more training and best practices for all users, and more networking opportunities for all attendees, including:

  • Solutions Showcase – Attendees will experience Ellie Mae solutions up close, get questions answered and find out how to leverage specific solutions to improve compliance, quality and efficiency.
  • Idea Center Shark Tank – A contest where attendees can submit big system enhancement ideas, similar to Ellie Mae’s new online Idea Center user forum, which will be chosen “Shark Tank” style by Ellie Mae Product Experts. Winning ideas will be added to the Encompass roadmap.
  • Life of the Loan: Sit Down Symposiums – Attendees will get answers and best practice guidance from experts on the topic of their choice. Topics will include processing, underwriting, closing, secondary marketing & lock management, QA & compliance management and more.

Early bird pricing of $995 for Ellie Mae Experience 2016 will be offered through Dec. 15, 2015. The regular conference rate is $1,295. To learn more about Ellie Mae Experience 2016, visit

About Ellie Mae:
Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) is a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry. Mortgage lenders of all sizes use Ellie Mae’s Encompass® all-in-one mortgage management solution, Mavent Compliance Service and AllRegs research, reference and education resources to improve compliance, loan quality and efficiency across the entire mortgage lifecycle. Visit or call 877.355.4362 to learn more.