Kelly O'Dea "is Chairman/CEO of AllianceHPL Worldwide, a strategic advice and solutions firm headquartered in New York City. A well known global marketing executive, he previously served as Vice Chairman of IPG Advanced Marketing Services, President of Foote Cone & Belding Worldwide and President of Worldwide Client Service for Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide.
"He has worked with top-level clients in virtually every category and has led many of the world's largest accounts including Ford, Unilever, Shell, Boeing, Kraft, PepsiCo, Microsoft, AT&T, Fujitsu, Samsung, Compaq and IBM. He also lived 10 years of his career overseas.
"Educated in the USA and Europe, he received an International MBA with Distinction from the Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management and a BA (Political Science and Economics) from the University of Portland. He is a board director and trustee of both schools and has also served on several corporate and industry boards.
"Kelly has been actively involved with Outward Bound for nearly 25 years as a board director, marketing advisor and host of several Outward Bound expeditions. Aside from serving on the OBI Board for 7 years, Kelly has been a Board member of OB USA." 
- Chairman, Outward Bound International
- "Board Members", (Biographical note), Undated, Accessed June 2007.