Vice President of Product Development
Ned Hardman is vice president of product development for Monolith where he is responsible for all analytical analysis, development of new products, and product portfolio management. Ned began his career at Cabot Corporation in the performance and new business segments where he held a variety of technology development positions working on the manufacture of new and unique carbon black grades as well as alternative carbon nanoparticles, such as graphene. After leaving Cabot, Ned continued to work on carbon nanoparticles in leadership roles at XG Sciences where he was a senior project manager.
Ned graduated from Texas Lutheran University (BS) and then from UC Davis with a PhD in Chemistry. After UC Davis, Ned was a Postdoctoral researcher at Los Alamos and at Ruhr Universitat Bochum as a von Humboldt Fellow. Ned is a member of the American Chemical Society as well as the Rubber division of the ACS.