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Christopher Kelly, 30, is a successful serial entrepreneur who co-founded Convene to capitalize on converging trends in real estate and workplace collaboration. The company has experienced triple digit year-over-year growth by repurposing underutilized commercial office space and defunct retail into full-service conference centers for off-site corporate meetings.
Previously, Mr. Kelly and his wife co-founded evoJets, a leading provider of global private jet charter services, as well as several domestic and international ventures. He was honored twice by Inc. Magazine’s “30 Under 30” list of most promising young entrepreneurs, was appointed to N.Y. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s “Small Business Working Group” and sits on the board of CoreNet New York’s Young Leader Committee.
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