Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Dr McKeon is responsible for corporate strategy and all operational activities at Allergy Standards Ltd, including expanding related services and developing client relationships.
John 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.
John graduated first in his class from a National Business Incubation Programme in January 2001 with a Post Graduate Diploma in new business development.
John 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.
John also graduated with distinction from the Dublin Institute of Technology business school with a post graduate diploma in International Selling.
John maintains a keen interest in clinical medicine and is a member of the Royal Academy of Medicine. He 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, allergy and consumer products. Most recently he contributed to articles in the Washington Post and the Guardian newspaper in the UK.
John has been profiled in several business publications including the Irish Entrepreneurs magazine and the Sunday Business Post.
John 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.
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