Kieran Hannon is the Chief Marketing Officer for Belkin International, encompassing all three of its brands: Belkin, Linksys and WeMo, where he manages every aspect of the marketing organization globally including eCommerce. Fast Company named Belkin one of the World's Most Innovative Companies in the Internet of Things (IoT). The Belkin team's people-centric approach to IoT innovations and Belkin's passion for delightful user experiences anchor the company's successes.
Prior to joining Belkin, Kieran spent the past two decades building the best consumer experience in the mobile, digital and retail sectors. Kieran worked as vice president of marketing for UBM/Canon, where he assisted with the integration of UBM's acquisition of Canon Communications, becoming a "digitally centric" operation. Kieran also served as vice president of marketing for RadioShack Corporation. He developed and implemented the company's first integrated marketing campaign in more than 10 years, resulting in a Gold award for the Best Integrated Holiday campaign from the National Retail Federation.
Earlier in his career, Kieran was a highly respected advertising agency executive. As president of Grey Worldwide in San Francisco, he directed changes that resulted in the growth of the San Francisco office, making it one of the top performing agencies in the Grey Global Group network.
Kieran is a Technology Advisory Board member of Enterprise Ireland, a government agency responsible for promoting Irish companies around the world and a founding member of the Irish Technology Leadership Group, where he sits on the management team of this non-profit. Forbes recently recognized him as "one of the most influential CMOS on Twitter". Kieran graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology in Ireland with a diploma in civil engineering.