Ed Kelly

Statewide Data Coord
Texas Department of Information Resources

Ed Kelly has over 30 years of experience in business and information technology. He currently serves as the Statewide Data Coordinator for the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR). In this role, he works with agencies and institutions of higher education to collaboratively develop data policies, standards, and best practices to improve data governance and integrity statewide. Ed is also responsible for seeking out opportunities for data sharing across government agencies to increase government transparency, reduce duplicative information collection, and improve data management and analysis. Prior to joining DIR, Ed held positions with the Texas Department of Agriculture as Chief Administrative Officer and with the Texas Department of Public Safety as Chief Information Officer. Ed’s experience includes a variety of roles in the private sector including State Street Bank and Trust Company, Fidelity Investments, Dell Computer, Dell Financial Services, and Unisys Corporation.

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