Chris Kelly

Chris Kelly

Convene  |  Co-founder, President and Chief Development Officer

Chris Kelly is the co-founder, president and chief development officer of Convene. Convene has set out to change the way the world works by partnering with the largest landlords in commercial real estate to design and service the next generation office building – one that feels more like a full-service, lifestyle hotel. Kelly is an active thought leader and industry spokesperson, and has spoken at Boston Properties University, WORKTECH, Cornell Baker School of Real Estate, NYU Shack Institute of Real Estate and MIT Center for Real Estate. He has been recognized as the 2017 Service Provider of the Year by CoreNet New York, a Top Entrepreneur by Crain’s New York Business, a finalist in Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards, and is the only person to have been twice recognized on Inc. Magazine’s “30 Under 30” list of Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs.