John Kelly

Senior Director
NikePlus Member Benefits

John Kelly is Global Head of NikePlus Membership Benefits Development at Nike. In this role, John leads the development and optimization of best in class benefits, services, and experiences to retain, acquire and engage Nike’s millions of NikePlus Members.

John recently moved to Nike from American Express, where he was Vice President of Product Management. At Amex, he lead product teams responsible for digitizing membership across Amex’s global Web, Email, SMS, and Push Notification platforms and experiences.

Before joining Amex, John took a non-traditional career path, working in student affairs at St. John’s University in Queens, NY, where he developed an industry-first student engagement rewards program as well as in digital communications at New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

John received his BS and MBA degrees in Marketing from St. John’s, where he was an active student leader. Outside of work, John is an active mentor to students exploring digital careers and an active participant in local community issues.

John and his husband Pedro, also an SJU Marketing double alum, recently relocated from Long Island City, NY to Portland, OR.