Garry Kelly is a Senior Solution Architect at SITA Lab, SITA's technology research arm. SITA Lab is focused on strategic research on behalf of SITA’s 400-plus air transport industry members; co-innovating with key industry stakeholders to create solutions to industry challenges using emerging technologies. Currently, Garry leads the blockchain and biometrics programs. He led the development of the first integrated passenger boarding solution with the US Exit Biometrics program.
During his 30 years in travel technology, Garry headed up the development of solutions for airlines and airports in many different areas, including online and mobile reservations and check-in, airport passenger processing and baggage reconciliation systems. Garry graduated in 1988 from Dublin City University with an engineering degree and has held previous positions in Westinghouse and Datalex.