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Noel Ellis
Noel Ellis
Director of Engineering Learning and University Relations
Raytheon Intelligence & Space

Noel Ellis is director for Engineering Learning and University Relations for Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business. In this role, his responsibilities include developing and leading Engineering Continuing Education, Organizational Training and a number of Talent Development programs. He also leads Engineering University Relations and manages the University Research portfolio.

Ellis joined the former Raytheon Company in 2003, prior to merger with United Technologies in 2020. He has held a number of leadership positions of increasing responsibility and complexity, including serving as Raytheon’s Professor of Practice at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Ellis is also a leader and spokesperson for the company’s ongoing efforts to promote student interest in STEM careers, and regularly participates in conferences and community outreach events to increase awareness of STEM career opportunities.

Ellis has 30 years of experience in management and consulting, new product development, portfolio and project management, process improvement, and supporting applications within multiple industries and product lines. He has led multidiscipline product development and professional services organizations and managed projects for engineering, professional services, business development, and sales organizations, successfully executing enterprise-level strategies with North American and European clients.

Ellis earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from California State University, Long Beach. He has completed the Technical Management Program at University of California, Los Angeles.