Montra Ellis is the Director of Growth Strategy  and Innovation at Ultimate Software.   Montra and her team are responsible for Ultimate’s Innovation strategy and looking forward for impactful product, industry and technology trends. She’s been in the Technology industry for almost 20 years, which has allowed Montra 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 Ultimate Software.

Montra 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 and women’s roles, intersectionality and success in Technology.