Don Kelly
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Don Kelly

Chief Commercial Officer

As the chief commercial officer of Onyx CenterSource, Don Kelly is responsible for overseeing the company’s go-to-market strategy, identifying growth opportunities, and ensuring the integrated commercial success of the organization. He is a top-performing and results-driven executive adept at aligning teams around a clearly defined vision, set of values and strategies. Don is particularly passionate about data science and how to use it to unlock value for customers and discover hidden pockets of opportunity. He is a forward-thinking leader who combines vision, creativity and business acumen to optimize profits while maintaining a competitive edge.

Prior to joining Onyx in 2017, Don served as senior vice president, global commercial operations and performance management, for Hilton Worldwide. He was also executive vice president, chief marketing and sales officer for Accor Hotels & Resorts in Paris from 2005 to 2010.

Specialties: Leadership development, leadership training, executive coaching, strategy alignment, team-building, transparency, disciplined execution, matrix organizations and keynote speaking engagements.

Don actively supports The Navy SEAL Foundation which provides immediate and ongoing support and assistance to the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community and its families, the families of the fallen, wounded NSW warriors, transitioning NSW veterans as well as post-9/11 SEAL and SWCC veterans.

Why travel is so beneficial

“What an immense impression Paris made upon me. It is the most extraordinary place in the world!” Charles Dickens. After living and working with amazing people all around the world, I learned a very valuable lesson: it is all about your own attitude. Embrace the people, culture, and challenges and everything about your life changes.