Ned is a recognized entrepreneur, business strategist and technology investor.  In 2006, Ned successfully sold SBI Group, a digital marketing and technology consulting firm which he co-founded in 1998 and then grew to nearly 1,000 employees with 13 offices across the U.S. and Europe.  He guided SBI through the dot com bust acquiring several well know public firms including Lante, MarchFirst, Scient and Razorfish. By 2004, SBI had become the largest and most respected independent interactive marketing firm in North America.  SBI was acquired by Aquantive where Ned joined the Board.

Prior to SBI Group, Ned founded and ran Impact Partners, a management consulting firm based in Sydney Australia that served several leading industrial companies and the largest hotel and casino operation in the country. Ned began his career working at McKinsey & Company in their Texas and Sydney offices.

He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School (1990) and degrees in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of Utah where was Student body President and selected as a Truman Scholar.