Austin O’Kelley

Director of Global Operations

About Austin

Austin O’Kelley is a seasoned professional with cross-industry experience in global logistics, product development, user experience, and sales & marketing strategy. He has successfully overseen Noria’s global and education operations to achieve impressive results.

Austin is a talented mentor, trainer, and director of multidisciplinary teams, consistently achieving aggressive performance metrics. His efforts have played a pivotal role in increasing international revenue by more than fivefold, launching Noria’s first successful international installment of the Reliable Plant Conference & Exhibition, and developing the Machinery Lubrication India magazine. He is also skilled in delivering insightful presentations and building strong relationships with business partners, peers, and senior leadership on an international basis.

Aside from his professional accomplishments, Austin is an avid traveler who loves to explore new places and experience diverse cultures. He believes that such experiences fuel his passion for continuous learning and improvement.

With his extensive experience, expertise, and passion for personal growth, Austin stives to be an exceptional leader who can consistently deliver exceptional results.

Fields of Specialization

  • Business Development
  • Engineering
  • Reliability
  • Lubricants
  • Training
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Project Engineering
  • Plant Maintenance
  • RCM
  • Maintenance Engineering
  • Condition Based Maintenance
  • Failure Analysis
  • Corporate Communications
  • Web Content
  • International Development
  • Lubrication
  • Management
  • Oil Analysis
  • Maintenance Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Leadership
  • Project Planning
  • New Business Development
  • Pumps
  • Machinery
  • Manufacturing
  • Tribology
  • Filtration
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Contamination Control
  • Logistics Management
  • Leading Meetings
  • International Relations
  • Team Management


  • Machinery Lubricant Analyst (MLA) Level I
  • Machinery Lubrication Technician (MLT) Level I


  • Oral Roberts University, Bachelor’s Degree, Business Administration/Journalism