Mr. Kelly was born in Sacramento California. He earned a BA in Philosophy from UC Berkeley in 1981. Mr. Kelly worked for nearly twenty years in the Television industry mainly on the West coast. He served as a director and partner in local TV stations in Seattle and Sacramento. He is the past Chairman of Chyron Corporation (now ChyronHego, ticker: chyr).
Mr. Kelly has had a lifelong passion for military history. America Invades: How America has invaded or been Militarily Involved with nearly every Country on Earth, co-authored with Stuart Laycock, was his first book.
Italy Invades: How Italians Conquered the World, by Kelly/Laycock was published in 2015. This book covers Italian Invasions in a broad sense including the Romans invading Iraq, the explorations of Columbus, Mussolini’s misadventures, Italian-Americans serving in WW2, and Italian peacekeepers serving around the globe.
Mr. Kelly edited a memoir about the outbreak of World War I that was written by his great grandfather, Thomas Tileston Wells. It was published as An Adventure in 1914 in November 2016.
Kelly and Laycock are also working on America Invaded: A State by State Guide to Fighting on American Soil which will be a state by state guide to how America was invaded over its history. America Invaded will be published in 2017.
Mr. Kelly is married and has three children. He lives in London and Seattle.
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