Montra Ellis is the Senior Director of Research and Innovation at UKG.   Montra and her team are responsible casting a future lens on potential products and offerings by analyzing trends, people behavior and market movement. 

She’s been in the Technology industry for almost 30 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 UKG. 

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, Diversity for AI and women’s roles, intersectionality and success in Technology.