Press Release

Ellie Mae's Boris Kogan Named HousingWire Rising Star

Vice President of Legal Recognized for Impact in Shaping Mortgage Industry

PLEASANTON, Calif. – June 4, 2019Ellie Mae®, the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, announced today that Boris Kogan, Vice President of Legal, has been selected as one of the Rising Stars by HousingWire Magazine. Kogan and other accomplished housing industry leaders named to the list were profiled in the June 2019 issue of the publication.

In its sixth year, HousingWire’s Rising Stars program recognizes young mortgage and housing professionals under the age of 40 who have become leaders in their respective fields. The 2019 Rising Stars come from all areas of the housing industry including residential mortgage lending, servicing, investing and real estate, as well as those in advocacy positions, including nonprofits and governmental agencies.

“This year’s group of Rising Stars represents a rising generation of strong, innovative and motivated leaders taking the mortgage industry by storm. Each of these individuals has accomplished a great deal, but we believe they are still at the early stages of their ultimate impact on the housing economy,” said Clayton Collins, CEO of HousingWire.

Kogan was recognized for his business acumen and support of legal negotiation and management of Ellie Mae’s most strategic relationships. He joined the company in 2015 and in his current role he is responsible for the legal department operations, including commercial contracting, corporate governance, M&A, and product counseling. Prior to joining Ellie Mae, Kogan led the legal department of Hansen Medical, a publicly traded medical device company. Kogan began his career as a corporate attorney at Cooley LLP where he represented technology companies in a variety of corporate transactions, including venture capital financings, M&A, and IPOs.

“Boris has been an asset to our organization since joining Ellie Mae four years ago,” said Jonathan Corr, President and CEO of Ellie Mae. “Whether providing legal counsel or managing all aspects of acquisitions, he has been tirelessly dedicated to the success of our organization and to supporting us as we further our mission to automate everything automatable for the residential mortgage industry.”

For more information on the HousingWire Rising Stars Program, see the June 2019 issue of HousingWire 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, reduce origination costs, and shorten the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit or call 877.355.4362 to learn more.

About HousingWire

HousingWire is by far the nation's most influential source of news and information for U.S. mortgage markets, boasting a readership that spans lending, servicing, investments and real estate market participants as well as financial market professionals.

Winner of numerous awards, including a 2012 Eddie Award for national editorial excellence in the B2B Banking/Business/Finance, HousingWire has been recognized for excellence in journalism by the Society of Business Editors and Writers, the American Society of Business Press Editors, the National Association of Real Estate Editors, and Trade Association Business Publications International.


Erica Harvill
Ellie Mae, Inc.
(925) 227-5913

Alexandra Gardell Kreuter
(646) 428-0618

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