Kieran Hannon is the Chief Marketing Officer for Belkin International, encompassing all four of its brands: Belkin, Linksys, WeMo and Phyn, where he manages all aspects of the marketing organization and eCommerce globally, integrating the voice of the customer into every facet of the program development and execution. 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 three decades building the best consumer experience in the mobile, digital and retail sectors. Kieran’s served as vice president of marketing for RadioShack Corporation where his leadership resulted in Gold awards for the Best Integrated Marketing campaign from the National Retail Federation, and from the Experiential Marketing Association.
Earlier in his career, Kieran was a highly respected advertising agency executive. As president of Grey Worldwide in San Francisco, he led the rebirth 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. Kieran is also chairman of two early stage startups Xhail and Metacert; and advisory roles with HelloTech and Knotch. Recognized as one of the "Top 100 CMOs in the World" and “one of the most influential CMOs on Twitter”, Kieran graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology in Ireland with a diploma in civil engineering.