Jed Simmons is Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Next New Networks, overseeing day to day operations, administration and business developments.
Jed has more than 20 years of experience in media, entertainment and consumer product businesses. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of the Sundance Group. Before joining Sundance, Mr. Simmons helped launch a number of start-up internet and digital media companies in London including Excite, Inc, Sportal, Confetti, and eos Ventures (a London based early stage fund).
Mr. Simmons was previously the Chief Operating Officer of Los Angeles based Hanna-Barbera, which was newly acquired by Turner Broadcasting. During his time at the legendary cartoon studio, the company created a number of hits, including the Power Puff Girls, Dexterâ€™s Laboratory, and Jonny Bravo.