Ellen Wagner

Affiliation: Hobsons
Dr. Ellen Wagner is co-founder and chief research officer of the PAR Framework and serves as Vice President, Research for Hobsons. Ellen was  VP Technology and executive director of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) from 2009 to 2013. During her tenure as senior analyst at Sage Road Solutions, LLC, Ellen was a trusted business advisor for institutions and enterprises interested in putting learning technologies to work in the service of student success. She was formerly senior director of Worldwide eLearning Solutions at Adobe Systems, Inc., and she served as senior director of Global Education Solutions at Macromedia. Ellen’s prior career as a tenured university professor and administrator featured positions as chair of Educational Technology at the University of Northern Colorado, academic affairs coordinator of Instructional and Research Technologies, and director of the Western Institute for Distance Education. She holds a Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Colorado-Boulder.