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Ellie Mae’s Alpana Kapoor and Eric Connors Named as HousingWire’s First-Ever Tech Trendsetters

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Ellie Mae®, the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, today announced that Alpana Kapoor, senior director application engineering, and Eric Connors, senior vice president of product strategy and management, have been named as HousingWire’s 2019 Tech Trendsetters. HousingWire’s inaugural Tech Trendsetters award program honors the 50 most impactful and innovative technology leaders serving the housing economy.

“It’s an honor that our work to provide comprehensive, innovative lending solutions for the housing market has led to us be recognized as leaders in the industry,” said Alpana Kapoor, senior director application engineering at Ellie Mae.

“By developing new technologies that can better help our lenders close more loans, faster and reduce the cost of origination, we believe that we are advancing mortgage industry standards and helping pave the way for a true digital mortgage,” said Eric Connors, senior vice president of product strategy and management at Ellie Mae.

Alpana and Eric are the leading forces behind Ellie Mae’s Encompass® Digital Lending Platform, which serves over thousands and mortgage brokers and processes more than 40% of all U.S. residential mortgages with millions of transactions per month.

“We’re so proud that we have two of the top 50 most dynamic leaders in the housing industry at Ellie Mae helping the industry make great strides to provide a true digital mortgage,” said Jonathan Corr, president and chief executive officer of Ellie Mae. “Together, our mission is to automate everything automatable in the mortgage industry and, with Alpana and Eric, we’ll continue to provide lenders with the tools they need to create the best borrower experience.”

To view the full list of 2019 Tech Trendsetters, read the October/November issue of HousingWire Magazine or visit:

About Ellie Mae

Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, lower origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality, and efficiency. Visit or call (877) 355-4362 to learn more.

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