Chief Operating Officer
Gemini Shippers Group
Ken O’Brien joined Gemini Shippers Group in 2015 as chief operating officer. He is the founding president of bigboxSMALLBOX, an analytics consulting and SaaS firm engaged in providing companies with innovative ways to leverage their data assets to improve performance. Prior to founding bigboxSMALLBOX, O’Brien spent 21 years in the liner shipping industry with APL and Hapag Lloyd. He held various senior trade management and operations roles including managing APL’s $3 billion Pacific P&L as senior vice president of the trans-Pacific trade. O’Brien received his Bachelor of Science degree in maritime administration from Texas A&M and has a Master of Science degree in business analytics from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. He is the president of the board of directors of the NJ-211 Partnership.