Jason E. Kelly
Executive Vice President / Chief Information Officer
Jason E. Kelly is a native of Massachusetts and a graduate of Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. Following graduation from University, Jason entered the Boston College International Volunteer Program and moved to Kingston Jamaica, where he lived for two years working in technology and education. After Jamaica, Jason accepted a job in Puerto Rico where he worked for the Puerto Rican Government in the area of economic development. For four years Jason lived and worked in San Juan in various positions in the government, focusing on international trade and development finance.
In 1994 he joined Moran Shipping Agencies, where for the last 18 years he has worked in numerous positions including special projects manager, ISO quality manager, IT director, and in his current positions of executive vice president and chief information officer. Most recently, Jason has played an active role in the maritime industry as in relates to technology deployment and its application to maritime logistics, maritime security compliance, and the management of corporate information systems. Jason has been a contributor to Moran’s pioneering use of award winning technology, including RI’s first technology innovation award and a Microsoft pinnacle award nomination.
Now a longtime resident of Providence, RI, Jason contributes locally as a board member for Growsmart RI, a Providence Foundation Trustee, and a member of the Narragansett Bay Propeller Club. In 2007, Jason participated in the effort to maintain and expand Moran’s presence in RI, which led to the purchase and green rehabilitation of the former RI Medical Society Building in Providence, which now serves as Moran’s corporate headquarters.
Active in national and international trade organizations, Jason is an outspoken advocate for commercial shipping and industry best practices. He most enjoys volunteering as a guest lecturer at local universities and is himself a candidate for an executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics from Middlesex University, UK.