Ellucian Confirms Earvin "Magic" Johnson As Ellucian Live 2016 Keynote
World-renowned Hall of Famer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and motivational speaker to bring his magic to the world of higher education technology
Ellucian, the leading global provider of higher education software and services, today announced that Earvin “Magic” Johnson will speak at Ellucian Live 2016 in April to a global audience that is anticipated to exceed 8,300 higher education technology leaders in Denver, Colorado.
Ellucian Live is an annual technology conference that connects leaders from more than 1,300 colleges and universities and is the largest convening of its kind in the world.
Each year, attendees eagerly await the unveiling of new, in-demand solutions—like cloud-based predictive analytics and competency-based education products—that ultimately help students succeed and institutions thrive.
“Earvin Johnson is an outstanding champion of empowerment through education,” said Jeff Ray, president and CEO at Ellucian. “His philanthropic efforts contribute to helping students succeed, which is core to the mission we share with our customers, as it helps to advance our entire society. We can’t wait for him to experience our vibrant community of technology leaders designing the future of higher education together.”
In his role as chairman and founder of the Magic Johnson Foundation, Mr. Johnson has maintained an unwavering commitment to helping transform underserved communities, with education as a priority focus. The Magic Johnson Foundation has become one of the most recognised philanthropic organisations in the world.
To learn more about Ellucian Live 2016, visit www.ellucian.com/EllucianLive