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Michael Agnew

Michael Agnew

Senior Vice President, UK and Europe

Michael Agnew has over 25 years of experience as an international software development executive. He has lived and worked across Europe, and overseen product teams from Australia to California. Michael has a proven business background, running development organizations with over 200 employees, managing budgets and payroll, securing governmental subsidies, and generating revenues. He combines his deep technical ERP and CRM skills with a truly global understanding of higher education.

Most recently, Michael was Vice President International at Ellucian, managing numerous large distributed development groups. These centres focused on international customer requirements, internationalization and localization, and were funded either internally or by securing new product development capital from customer consortia. He has presented at international conferences and seminars, on topics such as The 4th Industrial Revolution at the Education Strategy Forum, and on Higher Education Data Models at Ireland’s HEAnet Conference.

Michael is a Certified SCRUM Product Owner who is passionate about Agile methodologies. He has an MBA from University of Bradford/TIAS NIMBAS and a B.Sc. (Hons) in Computer Science from the University of Strathclyde. Michael speaks English and Dutch fluently.