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Kieran Hannon

Named as Forbes "World's Most Influential CMOs 2020" Kieran has been building best-in-class consumer experiences in IoT, mobile, digital, and retail for more than 30 years.

About Me

Kieran Hannon is the Chief Marketing Officer of WellAir's brand portfolio. Kieran has more than three decades of successfully building best-in-class consumer experiences in IoT, mobile, digital, and retail sectors. He was previously Chief Marketing Officer at Openpath Security Inc. In his former role as Belkin International's Chief Marketing Officer, Kieran oversaw and helped grow the company from one to four industry-leading brands: Belkin, Linksys, Wemo, and Phyn, and their subsequent acquisition. Prior to Belkin, Kieran served as Vice President of Marketing for RadioShack Corporation, where his leadership resulted in Gold awards for the Best Integrated Marketing campaign by the National Retail Federation and the Experiential Marketing Association.

As former President of Grey Worldwide in San Francisco, Kieran led the rebirth of the San Francisco office, making it one of the top-performing agencies in the Grey Global Group network. Recognized by Forbes as one of “The World’s Most Influential CMOs 2020" and with a "2018 SXSW Valiente CMO Award", Kieran graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology in Ireland with a diploma in civil engineering and serves as a Technology Advisory Board Member of Enterprise Ireland.


Experience

Chief Marketing Officer at Openpath Security Inc.

Apr 2019 — Feb 2021 • Los Angeles, CA

Chief Marketing Officer at Belkin

May 2013 — Apr 2019

VP of Marketing at UBM Tech

Jul 2011 — May 2013 • Los Angeles, CA

COO - Marketing, Sales, Content & Distribution at Sidebar Inc.

Jul 2009 — Jul 2011

Chief Marketing Officer at Cooking.com

Sep 2008 — Jul 2009

EVP/Marketing at Helio

Oct 2006 — Sep 2008

Vice President, Marketing at RadioShack Corporation

Sep 2004 — Sep 2006

President at Grey Group

Sep 1999 — Sep 2002 • San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Senior Vice President/Group Account Director at Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising

Jan 1993 — Jan 1997

Account Supervisor at Young & Rubicam

Jan 1989 — Jan 1993


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