GSA Technology Council

Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly is in Business Development for Amazon Web Services helping accounts on the East Coast with a focus on New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

Before joining Amazon Kevin was a Senior Technical Staff Member (STSM) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Tools for IBM Global Business Services (GBS) providing strategic guidance and direction for software development and support tooling usage worldwide. Prior to that he had several roles in IBM Software Group where he managed and lead successful product development and delivery of Eclipse client and Web based applications using Java, XML, and JavaScript. Before that he was a Senior Development Manager and Architect leading development in change request management and requirements tooling for the IBM Rational Brand.

Before joining IBM, Kevin worked for the Rational Software Corporation where he worked with customers using Rational products, teaching training courses, and became a District Technical Lead and Account Executive. He also lead development of Rational products including Rational Rose for UML modeling and developed custom integrations with Partners and System Integrators. Kevin worked on several large projects including the International Space Station and federal projects in New Mexico and Colorado.

Before joining Rational, he worked in the automotive software industry developing in-vehicle embedded applications, and prior to that he served as a Programming and Analysis Officer in the United States Air Force.

Kevin has been the Chairman of the Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) Compound Document Format Working Group and lead that open standards working group in developing the Web Interactive Compound Document (WICD) profile for mobile and desktop devices. He has also served as the W3C Advisory Council Representative for Health Level 7(HL7). Kevin is HL7 certified and is a member of INCOSE and HIMSS.

Kevin is based in Northern Virginia. He received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at Mercer University, and a Master’s of Information Systems from the University of Montana.

Kevin Kelly spoke to the GSATC in June 2009. Learn more about and watch the presentation at Intro to Cloud Computing and Amazon Web Services.