Lee Congdon

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Ellucian

Lee Congdon is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Ellucian, the leading independent provider of higher education software, services and analytics. He is responsible for Ellucian’s information technology, including enabling the business through technology services, information technology strategy, delivering next generation solutions, process improvement and advanced data and analytics. 

Earlier, Congdon was Chief Information Officer at Red Hat. He led the implementation of many innovative open source and hybrid cloud solutions in a rapidly growing, dynamic environment. He enabled and supported the business through services such as customer engagement, knowledge management, technology innovation, and technology-enabled collaboration. Prior to joining Red Hat, he was Managing Vice President, Information Technology, at Capital One where he developed and delivered IT solutions for the firm’s corporate functions and Global Financial Services group.

Earlier, Congdon was Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, at Nasdaq, where he led the enterprise’s efforts to identify, implement, and operate technology solutions for strategic global ventures. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from Purdue University and an MBA from Northwestern University.

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