IBO March 2017 Evening Meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 8th, 6:30 p.m. at the Irish Consulate.
Please join us for the installation of IBO Marshal Kevin FitzGerald and Aides for the 2017 St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Guest Speaker: Dr. John McKeon, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officers of Allergy Standards Ltd.
Former emergency room doctor turned medical entrepreneur Dr. John McKeon founded Allergy Standards Ltd (ASL) in Dublin as an international standards and certification body for a wide range of indoor products—bedding, pillows, toys, paint, flooring, humidifiers, washing machines, cleaning products and cleaning services--to determine if they are asthma and allergy friendly. Dr. McKeon is responsible for corporate strategy and all operational activities at Allergy Standards Ltd, including expanding related services and developing client relationships.
He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and qualified as a medical doctor from Trinity College Dublin in 1996. He also holds his United States Medical Licensing exams.
Dr. McKeon was joint founder of the company while working in emergency room medicine.
He graduated first in his class from a National Business Incubation Programme in January 2001 with a Post Graduate Diploma in new business development.
Dr. McKeon was awarded the ‘Lead Entrepreneur Award’ by the Irish Prime Minister while participating in the biotechnology business incubator programme in 2002. He also received funding from the national enterprise body Enterprise Ireland.
Dr. McKeon also graduated with distinction from the Dublin Institute of Technology business school with a post graduate diploma in International Selling.
He maintains a keen interest in clinical medicine and is a member of the Royal Academy of Medicine. Dr. McKeon has had several publications in Medical journals such as ‘Injury’ and the European Journal of Surgery.
He is frequently asked to participate in articles relevant to asthma and allergy and consumer products. Most recently he contributed to articles in the Washington Post and the Guardian newspaper in the UK.
Dr. McKeon has been profiled in several business publications including the Irish Entrepreneurs magazine and the Sunday Business Post.
He is a member of the Institute of Directors and a frequent guest speaker at marketing seminars in Dublin University Business School.
He is married to Anna, also a medical doctor, and they have three young children.2017 IBO Members: Free
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