Dr. Ellen Wagner serves as chief research and strategy officer and co-founder of the PAR (Predictive Analytics Reporting) Framework, a non-profit data services collaborative venture focused on institutional effectiveness and student success. She continues as partner and senior analyst with Sage Road Solutions, LLC. Ellen was retained from Sage Road to serve as executive director of the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technology from 2009 through 2013.
She is the former senior director of worldwide eLearning for Adobe Systems, Inc. and was senior director of worldwide education solutions for Macromedia, Inc. Before joining the private sector, she was a tenured professor and chair of the educational technology program at the University of Northern Colorado, and held a number of administrative posts, including director of the Western Institute for Distance Education and coordinator of campus instructional and research technologies, academic affairs. Her PhD in learning psychology comes from the University of Colorado Boulder.