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Shawn Ellis (University of Georgia)

Shawn Ellis
Senior IT Director

Athens, Georgia

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Shawn Ellis is the Director of Academic and Client Support for the University of Georgia. Shawn has a diverse background of over 20 years in the technology field contributing to the research, defense, space, medical, financial and higher education verticals. An accomplished engineer in electronics and software, Shawn has patented technology and is experienced in intellectual property issues. Shawn also has extensive experience with identity management systems and holds a CISM and CISSP. Shawn is skilled at applying the principles of ITIL to operations and client services. A accomplished presenter, Shawn has developed and delivered presentations on identity management, information security, software development and outsourcing at national and regional venues.

Having occupied several Director roles in IT for the last ten years, Shawn believes strongly aligning people and technology with the goals of the business and in inspiring people to respond positively to change and reach beyond their grasp.



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