Jack Kelly is an Education Solutions Executive for IBM. He is a national thought leader for IBM Global Business Services for Higher Education, K12, State Boards of Education, Race to the Top, and State Longitudinal Systems initiatives. For eight years he has met with higher education leader to develop solutions to the most difficult challenges facing our educational system. He has a vertical knowledge of our educational system from PK-20 into the workforce and a horizontal knowledge of higher education challenges and goals throughout the country. Jack brings a unique understanding of the fundamentals of education from a business perspective. Current responsibilities include client relationships, sales, and strategy in higher education for IBM focused on ERP engagements.
Prior to IBM, Jack was Director of Sales for a pre-IPO start up and a mid tier ERP consulting firm focused on Higher Education. He has an undergraduate and Masterâ€™s of Science in Finance degrees from the University of Wyoming. He resides in Chicago with his wife and two children.