Senior Executive Vice President, Group Head of Technology, Transformation & Information
As the Senior Executive Vice President, Group Head of Technology, Transformation and Information, Ellis’s role comprises of overseeing the delivery of enterprise solutions, data and analytics and digital transformation, while future-proofing the organisation and ensuring Mashreq’s IT infrastructure is aligned with its wider strategic objectives. During his 25 year professional career, Ellis has worked for leading international corporations including McKinsey, ICONIQ Motors, EJY365, Alibaba Group and Google; in both China and the US. During his tenure at McKinsey & Company as Senior Advisor, Ellis was responsible for providing solution-based consulting services to its’ global customers, specifically in the areas of new retail, new energy vehicles, IoT, smart manufacturing and new internet economy. Prior to McKinsey, Ellis was the CDO at ICONIQ Motors where he was in charge of defining and implementing autonomous driving using 5G+AIoT intelligent services. Furthermore, he was the CEO at EJY, a company setup as a joint venture with the Chinese government to develop a new B2B2C online market place for state-owned assets and equity exchange. From 2014 to 2017, Ellis worked as a senior director of Alibaba group where he was responsible to plan for eCommerce digital strategy and lead the team to implement digital operations. Prior to that, Ellis was associated with Google from 2011-2014 where he developed Google Chromebooks and Android phones, and launched the world’s first Google Wallet phone to enable mobile payments. Ellis holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Information Engineering from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan.