Sig Anderman is the founder and chief executive officer of Ellie Mae® (NYSE Amex: ELLI), a leading automation solutions provider for the residential mortgage industry. More than 14 years after founding Ellie Mae, Mr. Anderman continues as a guiding force for the companys vision and strategic direction. Ellie Mae became a publicly traded company in 2011,and has established itself as one of the foremost names in the mortgage banking sphere, with an estimated 20% of new mortgages initiated across the Ellie Mae Network using the Encompass360® Mortgage Management Solution each year. The companys growth and success directly reflect Mr. Andermans keen understanding of the mortgage industry and his ability to assemble a winning team that turns vision into reality.Mr. Anderman is a respected leader in mortgage industry automation. Ellie Mae is his fourth successful business venture during the past 35 years. All of his businesses involved computer technology applications to streamline real estate-related services. He founded CompuFund, the industrys first computer-based mortgage banking network, later sold to Great American Bank, and Inspectech, a high-tech home inspection company acquired by LandAmerica. He also co-founded American Home Shield, a home warranty company and now a division of ServiceMaster. In 2006, Mr. Anderman ranked among the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders and in 2007, Inman News named him one of the 20 Most Influential Leaders in the Mortgage Industry. He is a noteworthy speaker and presenter, and has been featured in numerous books and articles relating to entrepreneurship, business strategy, corporate leadership and management.
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