Managing Partner - Saddle River Group
Ron Grant has more than 25 years of experience in strategy, operations, and M&A with a proven ability to
identify and resolve complicated problems. He has deep industry experience across media, high tech, and
He is currently a Managing Partner of the Saddle River Group (SRG), a boutique consulting and investment
practice focused on positioning and scaling businesses for the connected world. SRG's recent work has
focused on the relationship between data science and machine learning to help companies de-risk decision
making. Our goal is to help organizations adapt their strategy to increasingly networked, empowered
Prior to launching SRG, Ron was President and COO of AOL, focused on repositioning and restructuring the
company for acquisition or spin off. While at AOL, Ron developed and launched a successful digital publishing
effort that addressed the challenge of how to profitably target an increasingly fragmented consumer audience.
Ron joined AOL after four years as SVP of Operations at Time Warner, serving as senior advisor to CEO Jeff
Bewkes and helping build the company’s “content-centric” corporate strategy.
Earlier in his career, Ron was a Partner in the Communications, Information and Entertainment Practice of
Mercer Management Consulting. Ron holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from Columbia
Business School and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College. He resides in New Jersey with his wife and