Celia Nelson

Vice President, Global Commercial Technology, American Express

Celia is American Express’s Vice President of Global Commercial Technology, responsible for the cross-platform delivery of complex enterprise technology priorities. She was born and raised in Jamaica and earned BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Computer Science, and an MBA in Finance degree. Celia started her career at Amex as an intern and has held several engineering roles with increasing responsibilities throughout her career, focused on applying innovation to the consumer and commercial business. She is passionate about open communication and fostering an environment where diversity is embraced. Celia loves football, travelling, reading, and dancing.