Sky Kelley is Founder & CEO of Avisare, an online B2B marketplace which provides sourcing software for government agencies and the contractors and vendors who support them.
Ms. Kelly created Avisare through a need she found as a principal at EOS Management Group, a digital strategy consulting firm she launched to help non-technology companies use technology to innovate their products and services. Her focus is on making technology simple and user-friendly with the ability to grow the bottom line.
Ms. Kelly was previously Director of New Product Strategy in the digital video distribution group at Disney and ESPN Media Networks where she created and launched multi-platform products across the Disney, ABC, ABC Family, and ESPN brands.
Prior to that, she served as Director of Business Development for Emerging Media Products at AT&T in the national advertising division. Sky also co-founded America’s Minority Health Network, which went public after a $5 million Series A round and was acquired in 2011.
Prior to that, she ran sales and marketing for a start-up digital-out-of-home company called Care Media.
Ms. Kelly began her career on Wall Street, completing a graduate training program with UBS and assumed roles in Derivative Sales and Equity Sales-Trading covering technology, media and telecom in New York and London.
Board and Advisor Roles
Ms. Kelly sits on the board of the LA Cleantech Incubator Diversity & Inclusion Committee as well as being a part of the Milken Institute’s Partnership for Lending in Underserved Markets (PLUM) Task Force.
Ms. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she studied Entrepreneurship.