Kelly Oke Dowd ’20

Kelly Oke Dowd

A native of Lagos, Nigeria, Kelly Dowd ’20 immigrated to the United States in 2015. Prior to MBU, he took college classes in Nigeria and worked in the fashion industry as a model. While earning his business degree, Dowd has worked full time, and he is completing his degree in design leadership in the MA/MBA dual degree program at the Johns Hopkins University and Maryland Institute College of Art.

Kelly is a strategic design thinker and human-centered design leader. As a strategist, he applies his diverse industrial expertise and creative mind to detect, evaluate, collaborate, and solve complex business challenges. He is currently employed at KPMG US as the Sr. Innovation Associate for Growth & Strategy.