Ned Fasullo, a life long resident of Baton Rouge, is known to many as the “Southern Sinatra” because of his involvement in one of the only two big band orchestras in Louisiana. Amazingly, he plays over 60 private events per year all over the country and donates to several charity organizations. He lives with his beautiful wife Kelly and two beautiful daughters Mary Joy and Lucy.
Ned has been involved in the tech industry since 1995, successfully helping many startups with their sales and marketing goals. He has now started two of his own companies.
Ned works as a consultant, President, and CEO at Fasullo Enterprises as well as the VP of sales at Transformyx. He is involved in many other endeavors including sitting on the kiosk committee for the Digital Screenmedia Association, the CIS Committee for BR Community College, and he is the President of the Homewood Civic Association. Ned also works with several charities donating time and services to Mary Bird Perkins Rathbone Society, the BR Epicurean Society and the Louisiana Arts & Science Museum.
What is the most exciting thing you are working on right now?
I am currently launching my own tech startup and working with 11 other startup projects in Baton Rouge through Springboard and independently.
If you wrote a regular column for Silicon Bayou News what would it be about and what would you name it?
It would showcase all of the fantastic things going on in the entrepreneurial ecosystem from BR, Lafayette and other cities and concentrate on the companies that have actually pitched, been funded and are operational, following them over a year or two of their infancy. It would show the world that it is actually happening.
If you could win any award in the world, which would you be most proud to possess?
#1 on Silicon Bayou 100.
If you were stuck on an elevator for two hours, what one person (dead or alive) would you choose to be stuck with?
IYO, which institution is most due for disruption?
Utilities and Agriculture.
If you had to pick a drink to describe yourself (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) what would it be?
Scotch with a splash of water.
Tell us about your biggest failure.
It happens often. Seeing a huge opportunity, knowing it will be huge, then not going for it. Too many to count.
What’s your favorite thing to do on a Sunday afternoon?
Play with my daughters!
If you had to eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?
If you could live in any other time period, which would you choose?
What are you most excited about happening on the Silicon Bayou that you aren’t directly involved in?
BREW in November and the continuous growth of South Louisiana as a haven for startups.
The standard superpower dichotomy: