Lige Hensley


Lige is one of the co-founders and CEO of Invoke Learning.  An alumnus of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Lige has repeatedly created transformational opportunities through the innovative use of technology across multiple industry sectors before becoming the Chief Technology Officer of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana in 2010.  Ivy Tech is the largest singly-accredited community college in the United States educating nearly 175,000 students each year across the state of Indiana.

During his eight year tenure in this role, he built and led one of the most effective information technology teams within higher education, becoming one of the early leaders in digital transformation for higher education.  His work applying artificial intelligence to the challenges of education has won awards and recognition worldwide.

Lige left Ivy Tech in December 2018 to start Invoke Learning.  Invoke's mission is to bring meaningful analysis to education decision makers.  This is done using cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence developed by the Invoke team through a combined decades of higher ed experience.  Invoke's solution is unique, incredibly fast and extremely powerful.  Questions that would normally take months or years to answer can now be solved in hours.

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