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Since joining Intel in 2010, Kelly has specialized in system software, primarily in Linux and Linux-based operating systems, including Chrome and Android. She has led teams developing products ranging from Android phones, Ultrabook sensor-based applications and pioneering artificial intelligence for thermal solutions. Career highlights include achieving the highest-performing Linux operating system with Clear Linux, expanding the robotic operating system (ROS2) ecosystem for industrial applications, and delivering the ‘Outside In’ systems engineering workshop. She holds one patent for her work on sensors and currently has another patent pending for AI applied to thermal solutions. Before joining Intel, she worked at Northrup Grumman on radars and satellite navigation systems.

A systems and electrical engineer by training, Kelly holds a master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in systems design and management and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Washington. Outside of work, she enjoys the outdoors with her family, volleyball and creative arts.

Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau, CEO and Publisher, MIT Technology Review

Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau is the CEO and publisher of MIT Technology Review, the independent media company of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Since Elizabeth took over from MIT Technology Review in mid-2017, the company has undergone a massive transformation from its previous position as a respected but niche print magazine to a widely read, multi-platform media brand with a global audience and a sustainable business. Under her leadership, MIT Technology Review has been praised for its editorial authority, its best-in-class events, and its new use of independent, original research to support both advertisers and readers.

Elizabeth has a 20-year background in building and leading teams at leading media companies. She has a keen focus on new ways to commercialize media content to appeal to discerning, discerning consumers and B2B audiences alike.

Prior to joining MIT Technology Review, Elizabeth held a senior executive role at The Economist Group, where her leadership spanned all business units and included mergers and acquisitions; editorial and product creation and modernization; sale; marketing; and events. Earlier in her career, she worked as a consultant advising technology companies on market access and international expansion.

Elizabeth holds an executive MBA from London Business School, an MSc from the London School of Economics and an undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College.