“I have always had a passionate belief in democracy and deep interest in all things government and elections. Now to have the hands-on opportunity to help pioneer the advance of democracy in a digital age, is an exciting privilege. ”
Anthony Kelly has led marketing, product and brand strategies and programs in corporate and start-up companies globally. Most recently, he operated in the software industry, helping an international mobile communications start-up company to grow rapidly, including securing Microsoft and Google as customers. Prior to this, he held a series of strategic and operational marketing roles in Carl Zeiss GmbH, Sola International Inc. and Pilkington Plc., all global leaders in optical products and services. These executive positions required developing creative and high-impact brand marketing strategies and campaigns targeted at corporations, organizations and consumers. They also all involved commercializing products where the intersection of new technology with consumers is a key component. He cites the opportunity he has had to work with colleagues and customers in many countries around the world as a major influencer and inspiration as to how he approaches marketing and business.
Anthony holds a Degree in Law from the University of Liverpool, U.K., where he also spent a sabbatical year as President of the student organization.