The Ibex Group  is a business advisory firm specializing in the technology sector. We help clients prepare for rapid scaling, partnering, new market entry, and multinational expansion.

Our team is present globally and flexibly assembled to manage specific client needs in each case. We've led complex projects, structured strategic partnering deals, launched new business units, and integrated acquisitions in more than 100 countries.

Our clients are high-growth ventures, MNCs, and startups who seek to enter new countries, engage with local partners, and secure operating licenses.

We help clients think clearly as they navigate commercial and legal challenges across regions, cultures, and politico-economic models—where subtle errors can create lasting or irreversible loss.



About Us

We work primarily with technology companies, including service providers, programmers, inventors, and manufacturers of all types in many vertical markets. Our clients provide IoT and AI platforms, industry-tailored applications, mobile apps, satellite antenna systems, wireless networks, telecoms services & equipment, and digital media services.

Our projects often involve the introduction of new technologies into emerging markets to support economic development, impact investments, and sustainability projects.



Our Services

We provide business advice to prepare clients for rapid scaling, partnering, new market entry, and multinational expansion.

We Simplify

  • Complex transactions and projects

  • Joint venture, agency, distribution, licensing, and technology development agreements

We Open

  • Expand into new markets

  • Qualify local partners

  • Setup local entities

  • Secure operating licenses

  • Launch operations

​We Clarify

  • Business models

  • Strategic plans

  • Business plans

  • Go-to-market plans

  • Investor pitches

​We Lead

  • Manage legal counsel & professional advisors

  • Work product

  • Budgets

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Our Team

The Ibex Group consists of independent professionals based in strategic locations around the world, who are flexibly assembled to address the requirements of each transaction or project.

Jody Daniel Newman

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Newman has served more than 25 years as a business advisor, P&L executive, in-house general counsel, and outside legal counsel, working with some of the world’s most globally oriented companies.


Garold (Gerry) LaRue II

Senior Advisor, Coffee, Cacao, and Tropical Agriculture

For more than 30 years, Mr. LaRue has been leading projects in food security, food safety, product design, supply chain processing, and quality control in developed and emerging markets.

Jim Forbes

Senior Advisor, Technology, Media, and Telecom

Mr. Forbes is a telecommunications executive focused on creating and implementing corporate strategy for highly competitive global technology and telecommunications companies.

Shawna Butler

Associate, Medical & Health Innovation

Ms. Butler is expert in leading collaborative ventures, community engagement, and collective impact strategies. She is focused on the intersection of healthcare, technology, and economic development.