Kelly is executive director of the FinTech Sandbox, where she leads the organisation’s strategy, operations, and community. With her experience of both partnering with major financial services companies and cultivating fintech startups, Kelly is excited to continue to build out the FinTech Sandbox’s vision.
Prior to FinTech Sandbox, Kelly was director of Techstars’s fintech accelerator programme, the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars New York. She managed the accelerator operations and fostered the community for three years, as well as sourced, selected, and advised early-stage fintech startups.
Kelly also spent several years on Bloomberg LP’s global data team—managing relationships with financial data providers and banks, running the custom index business, and leading technical projects for the department.
Kelly received her MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, focusing on corporate innovation and venture development.