Ned Gilhuly

Co-Founder & Managing Partner in Palo Alto
Current Investments: Demandbase, Elastic Path, Exaro Energy III, Ezoic, MetricStream, Pantheon

Select Prior Investments: Alfresco, Avalara, Cinedigm, Envivio, GoPro

Ned Gilhuly is a Founding Partner of Sageview Capital. He is responsible for all aspects of Sageview’s business and sits on the firm’s Investment Committee as well as the Portfolio Committee.

Prior to founding Sageview Capital, Ned was at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) for 19 years. He joined KKR in 1986 in San Francisco, became a partner in 1994, and from 1998 until 2004 he established and oversaw all aspects of KKR’s business in Europe. He also served on KKR’s Investment Committee from its inception in 2000 until his departure in 2005. Prior to KKR, Ned worked in mergers and acquisitions within Merrill Lynch Capital Markets.

Ned graduated from Duke University Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in History and Economics in 1982. He received an M.B.A. from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.

Ned is a member of the Duke University Board of Trustees as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Duke Management Company. He is also a director of Legrand, SA (a CAC 40 company) and trustee emeritus of the California Academy of Sciences.

An avid athlete and reader, Ned enjoys cycling, kiteboarding, golf, and skiing, mostly in Sun Valley, Idaho. His bedside table is always stacked with books; nowadays he primarily reads fiction, as well as history and biography.

Married for over 30 years, Ned and Karen live in Woodside, CA, and have four grown children.

Outside Sageview

  • Family Family: raised as 1/5; mastered the intricacies of protecting food, crab apple, and acorn fights at an early age
  • Philanthropy Philanthropy: following the lead of my wife, supporting educational equity and excellence and environmental sustainability
  • Fitness Passions: cycling (mountain & road), skiing, and thanks to my co-founder, kiteboarding! And once exhausted - reading
  • School Allegiance School Allegiance: Duke Blue Devil through and through! 3/4 kids are graduates and I'm a long-serving Trustee and Chairman of DUMAC
  • Favorite Getaway Favorite Getaway: Sun Valley!

Current Investments

Select Prior Investments