Who Are iON
Niall McKeown is the Managing Director of iON, a company he founded in 1999. Niall is very much a ‘hands on’ Digital Marketing expert with skills in writing digital marketing strategies that link with sales strategies and business growth. He has a special knack of making corporate web projects profitable and works with over 50 new companies each year to help them achieve their full potential online.
Niall speaks regularly on digital strategy for Enterprise Ireland, Irish Enterprise Boards and many Chambers of Commerce. He lectures with the University of Ulster and has submitted two white papers in 2012 with the University for peer review.
For the last four years, Niall has written a blog on digital strategy, which has grown in popularity and is now syndicated by several key digital peer review publications. Niall is currently co-authoring a book commissioned by book publisher Palgrave Macmillan on Social Media and is immersed in the creation of iON’s new innovative digital strategy software Guider.
When not working there is nothing Niall loves more than playing ‘scary monsters’ and making stuff from left over Amazon boxes with his two girls Cara and Erin.
Favourite Cake: Jaffa Cake – is it a cake or a biscuit? Discuss.
The website I visit the most: My browser history says 9gag.com, surly that couldn’t be right.
Desktop background: Clutter prevents me from seeing it but if I could it would be a Pinterest, Twitter, Facemash integration. Yup, that’s exactly what it would be.
Hidden Talent: Amazing dancer. The world’s best. Oh and singer. I can do a Tom Jones thrusting performance with ease. People look on stunned, mouth open when I perform in public. They must be amazed!
Secret Ingredient To Do Your Job: Mild insanity and working with those who suffer fools gladly.