Sean Kelly

Senior Advisor, Palo Alto/Austin

Sean Kelly

Senior Advisor, Palo Alto/Austin

Sean Kelly has well over 20 years of experience as an investment banker. In addition to his role as a Senior Advisor for Arma, Sean is the Founder and CEO of Fortitude Advisors, a technology investment bank based in Austin, Texas. Over the course of his career, Mr. Kelly has advised on dozens of successful M&A, equity and debt transactions for leading technology companies in the U.S. and internationally, including Eastern and Western Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East.

Prior to founding Fortitude, Mr. Kelly was the President and Head of Technology Investment Banking at investment bank Cappello Group. Before joining Cappello, Mr. Kelly was an investment banker in the Silicon Valley headquarters of DMG Technology Group, under Frank Quattrone. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Kelly was an M&A investment banker at Alex. Brown & Sons in San Francisco.

Mr. Kelly has served on the boards of several private companies and non-profit organizations. Since 2008, he has served on the board of directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Austin. Mr. Kelly earned a BS degree in Business with an emphasis in finance from the University of Southern California.