Jon Mahoney, Executive Director, BIBA
Jon is the founder of the Mahoney Group, a unique Venture Catalyst firm specializing in initiating the executive selling
process, creating and executing high level new business campaigns that open doors to new corporate business through appointments with decision-making senior executives.
$1billion Life Science Initiative Legislation and oversaw the growth of the #1 Life Science Cluster in the world.Jon served as the Industry Director of Life Sciences for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 2006-2009. Responsibilities included the retention and growth of indigenous Massachusetts Life Science companies as well as attracting new Life Science companies to the Commonwealth, coordinating all of the State’s resources. Jon participated in the drafting and passage of the
Jon served as the Director of the U.S./Ireland Biotechnology Initiative for the Republic of Ireland.
Jon’s background includes 12 years in the private sector in business development roles with Bristol Myers Squibb and Eli Lilly.
Born and raised in Boston, Jon is a graduate of St. Michael’s College, Vermont and holds Dual citizenship with the USA and the Republic of Ireland.
Jon serves as the Executive Director of the Boston Irish Business Association, is a Connector with Boston World Partnerships, an active fundraiser for The Claddagh Fund, Cystic Fibrosis and the Special Olympics of Massachusetts and is an NCAA Football Referee.