Linh Lam has been instrumental in the success of several key information technology initiatives at Ellie Mae. She joined the company in 2017 to lead Ellie Mae’s front-office enterprise applications team and shortly thereafter assumed responsibility for the entire enterprise applications team. Lam took over the leadership of Ellie Mae’s IT function as vice president of information technology in October 2018, and she has since led her team to increased delivery and service expectations, as evidenced by the team’s contribution to successful launches for projects including the Partner Marketplace, Automation of Employee Onboarding and Offboarding, Enterprise Service Management and the Corporate IT Cloud Journey to AWS. In her current role, Lam continues to lead several major all-company projects, including Project Phoenix, which will ultimately improve operational efficiency and performance across the company. Lam is also an active participant in Ellie Mae’s EMerge Women’s Leadership Group.
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