Jean Donnelly is a proven business leader with extensive experience driving growth initiatives with companies ranging from start-ups to well established companies. She has over twenty-five years of experience in leading technology, operations, and process excellence within aerospace, financial services, and clean tech industries.
Jean can offer a portfolio of proven tools to help move businesses forward. As a seasoned Six Sigma professional, Jean has taken the lead on both product design and business transformation projects at both GE Capital and Fidelity Investments.
At Fidelity Investments Jean held leadership roles in life insurance and asset management and led an internal innovation consulting group participating in company-wide transformation initiatives.
She led the development and implementation of balanced scorecard metrics and KPIs; scaled operations; and led integration efforts (M&A) within the SaaS industry during her time at EnerNOC (EnelX).
Jean is both a Certified Quality Master Black Belt, and a passionate operational excellence professional well versed in Six Sigma, Lean, and GE Change Acceleration Program. Jean honed these skills at both GE Aircraft Engines and GE Capital.
She is actively involved in the FinTech/Financial Services industry and has strong relationships with financial institutions, startups, accelerators, regulators and universities. Most recently, she built and led the nonprofit accelerator, FinTech Sandbox, which focuses on helping start-ups utilize data and grow their business. Jean is an active driver of the Fintech ecosystem in Boston and mentors early stage FinTech startups.
Jean holds a BS in Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from University of Edinburgh.