Ned is the founder and CEO of American Majority Action, as well as its sister organization, American Majority. He has co-authored two books with his brother Drew RyunThe Courage to Run and Heroes Among Us. Ryun and his wife, Becca Parker Ryun, currently live in Purcellville, Virginia with their four children.

The son of former U.S. Congressman Jim Ryun, Ned graduated with honors from the University of Kansas in 2000, majoring in English and History. While there, Ryun also ran on the Cross Country and Track and Field teams.

Ned served as a presidential writer for the George W. Bush White House and went on to become the co-founder and director of Generation Joshua, a youth initiative of the Home School Legal Defense Association in Purcellville, Virginia. In 2008, he founded American Majority, and in 2010 he founded American Majority Action. Ryun currently sits on the board of the Madison Project PAC, the American Spectator, and American Majority Action.

Ryun has been featured on Fox NewsCNNPolitico and The Washington Post, among other notable media outlets. He is an occasional front-page contributor to, and a regular contributor to the American Spectator website.