Agency.com Co-Founder Opens Invention Asylum

BOSTON Kyle Shannon, co-founder and former chief creative officer of i-shop Agency.com, has teamed with architect and illustrator Keith Milone to launch Invention Asylum, a product design and marketing company.

The company in South Salem, N.Y., intends to primarily market and license its own products and intellectual property for the gardening/outdoor, automotive aftermarket, hardware/tools and recreation/leisure industries.

Shannon helped launch Agency.com in 1995. Shannon served as CCO of Agency.com until 2000 and as chief people officer from 2000-2001. Shannon ran the company’s Applied Concepts Lab when he stepped down last September to pursue entrepreneurial ventures.