Ron Grant

Ron Grant

Ron Grant

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

three children.