Ned leads Lancor’s practice in the Middle East and North Africa, working on CxO and board searches for regional scale-ups and corporates as well as international companies looking to expand in the region.
Prior to joining the firm, he spent over 25 years with private and public sector organizations like AWS, Intel, CA Technologies, UAE Prime Minister’s Office, where he established and ran sales, marketing, channel, and innovation functions across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He also worked in senior roles at exited startups in the US and the Middle East, and launched the first international incubator in MENA, in partnership with the Dubai Future Foundation.
He has served as founding Board Member, United Nations ICT Arab Task Force; Board Member, Young Arab Leaders; founding President, Stanford UAE Alumni Club; Executive Committee Member, INSEAD UAE NAA; and Steering Committee Member, in5 Tech Innovation Centre.
Ned holds an M.S. from Stanford University, a B.S. from Northeastern University, and an Executive Education Certificate in Management from INSEAD.