Professor McKeon earned a PhD in finance (2011) and an MS in economics (2009) at Purdue University, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration (2000) from the the University of Oregon. His professional experience includes a venture capital backed startup in Silicon Valley and six years as the chief financial officer of a high production winery in Napa Valley. He co-founded Skyward, a commercial drone software company, which was acquired by Verizon in 2017. Areas of research include cryptoassets, security issuance, and M&A. His work has been published in top academic journals and cited in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, NY Times (Dealbook), Forbes, MarketWatch, Smart Money, and Fox Business News. He joined the Lundquist College of Business faculty in 2011 and teaches in the PhD, MBA and undergraduate programs.