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Ned Desmond
Senior Operating Partner, SOSV

Ned Desmond is a senior operating partner at SOSV, responsible for communications, marketing and operations, among other things.

Prior to joining SOSV, Ned was the COO at the media company TechCrunch for eight years, where he oversaw its growth to become a major force in tech media.

Ned started his career as a journalist, and served as a foreign correspondent for Time magazine in Asia for eight years and also covered Silicon valley for Fortune magazine. He joined his first Silicon valley startup, Infoseek, in 1996 and has been happily working at the intersection of media and startups ever since.