Suzanne Kelly comes to XPRIZE Foundation with over 10 years’ experience in GIS and technical project management. She will be working as a senior technical manager supporting ongoing and future prize operations.
Prior to joining XPRIZE Ms. Kelly was a technical project manager at APL shipping terminal in the Port of Los Angeles. Previous projects included a variety of GIS projects within the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach. Previous projects included developing mapping techniques to establish land rights in rural Ghana (Medeem), E911 maps for the counties of Hawaii (Akimeka), and site analysis for solar and wind farms in the US (Windfinders).Ms. Kelly received an undergraduate degree in GIS from San Francisco State University and a Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science from the University of Southern California. In her spare time, she enjoys restoring and sailing her 29’ Cal sailboat and spending as much time on or in the ocean as possible.