GM, Blockchain Services
Jason Kelley leads IBM Global Blockchain Services, working with client organizations and consortia to unleash the exponential business value of blockchain technologies and reinvented business process. His teams provide the thought leadership and consultive capabilities needed to help design, develop and rapidly adopt digital ledgers, digital identity, and trust and transparency with IBM Blockchain offerings and solutions.
Prior to this assuming his current role, Jason led IBM Global Business Services Solutions, Design and Innovation, helping clients transform to differentiate and lead in the market through digital reinvention, applying IBM Design Thinking and the application of agile, DevOps and innovative technology. His teams bring endless energy, creativity and outcomes for IBM clients around the world, delivering unique business capability with the marriage of analytics, automation/robotics, IBM Watson and cloud technologies.
Jason also served as IBM Chief Technology Officer and design leader for IBM Business Process Outsourcing, and previously managed IBM’s analytics business in North America, China and Asia Pacific. He has also led initiatives in IBM Software Group, IBM Global Technology Services, and Sales and Distribution units across industries.
With 13 years of military service as an Army Airborne Ranger, Jason values integrity, leadership, and loyalty, and proudly serves on the Board of Directors for the Corporate America Supports You (CASY) organization and the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network. Both of these national nonprofits offer employment assistance for current and former military personnel and their spouses.
A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Jason also earned an MBA from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, with a concentration in Technology and Entrepreneurship. Jason contributes to IBM’s ongoing leadership in patents as the holder of three U.S. Patents, with others pending.