Al Kelly is the CEO of Visa Inc. Prior to joining Visa in October 2016, Kelly was president and CEO at Intersection, a technology and digital media company, which is an Alphabet-backed private company based in New York City. Mr. Kelly was a management advisor to TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P. in 2015, while simultaneously serving as chair of Pope Francis’ visit to New York City. Kelly was also the president and CEO of the 2014 NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Company, the entity created to raise funds for and host Super Bowl XLVIII.
Previously, Kelly held senior positions at the American Express for 23 years, including serving as president from July 2007 to April 2010. Kelly currently serves on the board of directors of Visa as well as several entities in the Archdiocese of New York. He is Chairman of the Board of the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation. He is also a trustee of New York Presbyterian Hospital and Boston College. Kelly holds a B.A. degree in Computer and Information Science and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Iona College. He is second-generation Irish-American with roots in Cork.