|Attend a mortgage industry conference and you’re likely to run into Jonathan Corr, the public face of Ellie Mae Inc.
When he makes the rounds with reporters, Corr likes to discuss his latest favorite books that provide some interesting insight into the inner workings of the U.S. financial system.
But the conversation always moves to mortgage technology and how his company’s flagship product, Encompass360, is on its way to handling every piece of the origination process.
Corr graduated from Columbia University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. While he was studying, he worked at Morgan Stanley as an operations analyst.
He went on to earn an MBA from Stanford University, which he attended from 1994 until 1996.
After stints at several technology companies including Netscape, Peoplesoft and Compaq — Corr landed at Pleasanton, Calif.-based Ellie in 2002 as senior vice president of product strategy.
Ellie Mae photo of Jonathan Corr
In 2005, Corr was named chief strategy officer at the company. In that role, he was “instrumental” in the company’s April 2011 initial public offering, according to Ellie Mae Founder and Chief Executive Officer Sig Anderman.
On Friday, Ellie Mae announced that Corr was named chief operating officer.
In his new role, Corr will oversee all sales, business development, marketing, client services and client support divisions, according to the statement.
“This is a great milestone for our company,” Anderman said in the statement. “Jonathan has been the driving force behind the development and impressive adoption of all of our flagship products.”