Marc C. Ganzi
Chief Executive Officer
Marc C. Ganzi is Chief Executive Officer at DigitalBridge and has been an investor and operator in the digital infrastructure sector for more than 25 years. Mr. Ganzi has led DigitalBridge’s transformation to become a premier platform for digital infrastructure and real estate investment.
Mr. Ganzi originally founded Digital Bridge Holdings in 2013 and, as its CEO, built the firm into a leading global manager of digital infrastructure assets with more than $20 billion in AUM, until its merger in July 2019 into the current public company, DigitalBridge Group, Inc.
Previously, Mr. Ganzi founded Global Tower Partners (“GTP”), which grew to become one of the largest privately-owned tower companies in the U.S. under his leadership before being acquired by American Tower Corporation in 2013 for $4.8 billion. At GTP, Mr. Ganzi executed a series of strategic acquisitions, build-to-suit agreements with wireless carriers and financings in the credit markets.
Prior to the formation of GTP, Mr. Ganzi worked as a consulting partner for DB Capital Partners from 2000 to 2002 where he oversaw the institution’s investments in the Latin American tower sector. Before joining DB Capital, Mr. Ganzi co-founded and served as President of Apex Site Management, one of the largest third-party managers of wireless and wireline communication sites in the United States. In 2000, Apex merged with SpectraSite Communications to create one of the largest telecommunications site portfolios in the United States at the time.
In 1990, Mr. Ganzi served as an assistant Commercial Attaché in Madrid for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Foreign Commercial Service Department. He also served as a Presidential Intern in the White House for the George H.W. Bush administration with the Office of Special Activities and Initiatives for the Honorable Stephen M. Studdert in 1989.
Mr. Ganzi received a Bachelor of Science from the Wharton School of Business in 1993. He was a Board Member of the Wireless Infrastructure Association from 2008 to 2017 and served as Chairman from 2009 to 2011. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee of the Federal Communications Commission.
Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer
Jacky Wu is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer at DigitalBridge.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Wu was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Driven Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRVN), North America’s largest automotive aftermarket platform where he filed the S-1 and led the public company readiness campaign. Prior to Driven Brands, Mr. Wu was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Xura, Inc (formerly Comverse, Inc. (NASDAQ: MESG)). Prior to Xura, Mr. Wu spent five years at American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) where he was Vice President of Finance and Mergers and Acquisitions. Mr. Wu has over 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, beginning his career at Verizon Communications. There he served in numerous accounting, finance and business development roles of increasing scope and responsibility, most recently as Director and Chief Financial Officer of Verizon Digital Services Inc. Mr. Wu was also a recipient of the 2012 Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive Leader Award.
Mr. Wu graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa and with Departmental Honors with both a MBA as well as a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Tulane University.
President and Chief Investment Officer
Ben Jenkins is President and Chief Investment Officer at DigitalBridge. Mr. Jenkins is also the Co-Founder of Digital Bridge Holdings and the former Chairman of Global Tower Partners.
Prior to forming Digital Bridge Holdings, Mr. Jenkins was a Senior Managing Director and head of the Hong Kong office for The Blackstone Group. During his 12 years at Blackstone, Mr. Jenkins led over a dozen private equity investments (including Global Tower Partners) across a range of industries and geographies, including telecommunications deals in developed and emerging markets.
Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Jenkins was an associate at Saunders, Karp and Megrue (now Apax) and a financial analyst at Morgan Stanley.
Mr. Jenkins received a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Stanford University and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School.
Senior Managing Director,
Head of Asia
Justin Chang is Senior Managing Director, Head of Asia at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Chang is responsible for the identification, evaluation, consummation and management of new investments in the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Chang served as Global Head of Private Equity for Colony Capital, Inc. He also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Colony American Homes from its founding in 2012 to its merger with Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust in January 2016.
Prior to joining the DigitalBridge business in 2010, Mr. Chang was a Partner with TPG Capital, an international private equity investment firm that he joined in 1993. At TPG, Mr. Chang was involved in private equity investments across a broad range of industries including consumer products, financial services, healthcare, real estate, technology, media and telecommunications in multiple geographies in North America and Asia.
Mr. Chang received his Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Economics and Political Science from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He currently serves on the Yale President’s Council on International Activities, the Yale Development Council and the Board of Advisors of the Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.
Dean T. Criares
Head of Credit
Dean T. Criares is a Managing Director, Head of Credit at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Criares has over 30 years of experience investing in credit products with specialties in leveraged finance, structured products and capital markets.
Prior to DigitalBridge, Mr. Criares was a co-managing partner of Sound Harbor Partners, a private investment manager focused on non-investment grade corporate credit. In 2017, Sound Harbor was acquired by Allianz Global Investors where, until joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Criares continued to advise the funds previously managed by Sound Harbor Partners.
Prior to Sound Harbor, Mr. Criares was a Senior Managing Director and partner of The Blackstone Group where he was the founding member of the firm’s senior debt platform. Mr. Criares joined Blackstone in 2002 and built the firm’s senior debt business to scale with offices in New York and London.
Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Criares spent 17 years at CIBC World Markets with focus on sourcing, underwriting and monitoring non-investment grade credit investments. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Criares served as original member of Trimaran Advisors, a CIBC affiliated asset manager, where he was responsible for growing and managing the unit’s $3.0 billion senior debt portfolio.
Mr. Criares received a Bachelor of Arts from Drew University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Head of Europe
Matt Evans is a Managing Director, Head of Europe at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Evans is based in London and focuses on European Investments and opportunities. He is an accomplished and a highly experienced global infrastructure investor, bringing more than two decades of relevant industry and transaction expertise to DigitalBridge.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Evans served as Global Head of Digital Infrastructure, Co-Head of Origination and Co-Head of Europe at AMP Capital. During his tenure, he was responsible for the firm’s successful investments including Axion, Expedient, Everstream Solutions, eNet and Towercom. Before joining AMP Capital in 2013, Mr. Evans spent 14 years at Macquarie Capital Advisors in various roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as Managing Director of the Telecoms, Media, Entertainment and Technology Group in EMEA.
Mr. Evans has a Bachelor of Science degree and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Waikato in New Zealand.
Chief Administrative Officer,
Chairperson of ESG Committee
Jeff Ginsberg is Chief Administrative Officer, Chairperson of ESG Committee at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Ginsberg has more than 32 years of entrepreneurial and executive experience in the telecom infrastructure and services, real estate, and private equity sectors.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Ginsberg was a Managing Director and Operating Partner of Mistral Equity Partners, a consumer-focused private equity fund.
Before joining Mistral in 2008, Mr. Ginsberg was Executive Chairman of InfoHighway Communications, a telecommunications services provider, and CEO/co-founder of its predecessor entity Eureka Broadband.
Prior to co-founding Eureka, Mr. Ginsberg was co-founder and Executive Chairman of Apex Site Management, which grew from its inception in 1995 to become the largest third-party manager of wireless and wireline sites in the U.S. at the time of its sale to SpectraSite in January 2000. Mr. Ginsberg was also the co-founder of Horizon Cellular Group, which grew from a start-up in 1991 (in partnership with McCaw Cellular) to become one of the largest cellular system operators in the country prior to the sale of the business.
Mr. Ginsberg received a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in Finance and Accounting from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Leslie Wolff Golden
Global Head of Capital Formation and Investor Relations
Leslie Wolff Golden is a Managing Director, Global Head of Capital Formation and Investor Relations at DigitalBridge Investment Management.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Ms. Golden was a Managing Director in the Investor Solutions Group of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets where she was primarily responsible for raising capital from and managing relationships with institutional investors and consultants. She worked closely with investment teams in North America, Europe, and Asia to ensure successful fundraising campaigns.
Prior to joining Macquarie, Ms. Golden was a Managing Director at Ridgewood Energy where she was the Head of Investor Relations and Marketing. Ms. Golden also was involved with principal investing and portfolio management. Ms. Golden started her career in investment banking with Lehman Brothers and subsequently worked at Bankers Trust and Bank of America (NationsBanc Montgomery).
Ms. Golden is a founding member of the Wharton Women in Private Equity/Venture Capital and sits on the Advisory Board of Wharton Private Equity/Venture Capital.
Ms. Golden received a Bachelor of Science and MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary
Geoffrey Goldschein is Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary at DigitalBridge. Mr. Goldschein is responsible for the management of legal affairs and generally provides legal and other support to the operations of DigitalBridge. He has 20 years of experience advising on fund formations, U.S. securities laws, portfolio company acquisitions and divestitures, and other material portfolio company matters.
Prior to DigitalBridge, he spent ten years at Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), where he worked as legal counsel for many listed and unlisted infrastructure funds.
Prior to MIRA, Mr. Goldschein worked in the corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and leveraged buyout groups of several large international law firms, primarily representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies in a wide variety of domestic and international transactions.
Mr. Goldschein received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, cum laude, from Tufts University. He earned a Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a senior editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Law and served as an intern in the Satellite Division of the Federal Communications Commission.
Head of Internal Audit
Jacqueline Luu is a Managing Director, Head of Internal Audit at DigitalBridge. Ms. Luu has more than 28 years of audit, transformation, turn-around, and executive experience in the real estate, hospitality, security, cash logistics, and healthcare technology sectors for public accounting firms, public companies and start-up/turnaround companies.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Ms. Luu was the Chief Audit Executive of various companies including WeWork, Wyndham Destinations, and The ADT Corporation, where she built the internal audit function and enterprise risk management programs and was a key leader assisting through spins, splits, going public and other corporate transactions. At Garda Cash Logistics and Tyco International, Ms. Luu served in transformation leader roles to identify opportunities and lead initiatives which yielded significant cost savings. In addition, Ms. Luu previously served in numerous SEC reporting, financial planning and analysis, and internal audit roles at Eclipsys. Ms. Luu began her career at Arthur Andersen LLP in their assurance advisory and business consulting practices.
Ms. Luu received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Accounting from the University of Florida. She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a real estate associate license in Florida.
Senior Managing Director
Jon Mauck is a Senior Managing Director at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Mauck has 25 years of experience investing in, advising and operating communications infrastructure businesses. Mr. Mauck leads the data center investment strategy at DigitalBridge Investment Management and is responsible for the identification, evaluation, consummation, and management of new investments in the data center sector on a global basis.
Previously, Mr. Mauck was a partner in IO Data Centers, a privately held data center company, that developed and operated over 1.5 million square feet of data center space across North America, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Mauck was also a Managing Director and the Global Head of the Technology Infrastructure group at Citigroup’s Investment Bank.
Mr. Mauck was an attorney focused on mergers and acquisitions and received a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, in Economics from George Mason University and a Juris Doctor, with distinction, from Boston College.
Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer
Kevin Smithen is Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer at DigitalBridge, where he leads capital formation and co-investment across all products and strategies. Additionally, Mr. Smithen has sourced proprietary, off-market fiber and data center deals for DigitalBridge since 2018. Mr. Smithen has over 27 years of experience in the global communications industry.
Prior to DigitalBridge, Mr. Smithen worked in the equity research division of Macquarie Securities (USA) Inc., most recently as Managing Director, Telecom Services and Infrastructure and as Sector Head for Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT). He has been recognized by StarMine, Bloomberg, and Institutional Investor as a leading analyst and thought leader.
Previously, he worked as a senior analyst and Portfolio Manager for the Lazard Global Opportunities Fund and the Lazard TMT Advantage Fund. He was also the first investment analyst at Coatue Capital, a leading TMT sector hedge fund. Mr. Smithen began his career as an investment banker at Smith Barney, Inc. (Citigroup) in their Media and Telecommunications Group.
Mr. Smithen earned a Bachelor of Arts in History, Middle East, and European Policy, magna cum laude, with Distinction from Duke University.
Chief People Officer
Francisco Sorrentino is Chief People Officer at DigitalBridge. Mr. Sorrentino is responsible for managing DigitalBridge’s organizational effectiveness, team engagement & performance and our employee value proposition.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge in 2023, Mr. Sorrentino was the Chief Human Resources Officer and Operating Partner at Softbank Group where he built the internal HR Function and a Human Capital practice to support Softbank’s portfolio companies while building their teams and best practices. Prior to Softbank Group, Mr. Sorrentino directed the Human Resources division for Microsoft in Latin America, while also serving on their Global HR Executive Leadership team, playing a key role leading a pivotal business and cultural transformation. Mr. Sorrentino led the Organizational Effectiveness practice at AIG, during the reorganization post the 2008 financial crisis, and held various leadership positions at IBM, over his 17 years with the company.
Mr. Sorrentino studied Business Administration at the University of Buenos Aires and Agricultural Economics at the University of Belgrano in Buenos Aires.
Senior Managing Director
Steven Sonnenstein is a Senior Managing Director at DigitalBridge Investment Management and is an accomplished telecommunications infrastructure executive with over 25 years of global mergers and acquisitions, asset management and operations experience. Mr. Sonnenstein is responsible for the origination, evaluation, completion, and ongoing asset management of new investments on a global basis.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Sonnenstein was a Senior Director at Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments), one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, where he initiated and led telecommunications infrastructure investing within the broader infrastructure group in addition to his other investment management responsibilities.
Before joining PSP Investments, Mr. Sonnenstein worked for Brookfield Asset Management in its Private Equity and Infrastructure Groups with a particular focus on and experience in South America. Prior to that, Mr. Sonnenstein spent several years working in mergers and acquisitions and distressed advisory.
Mr. Sonnenstein received a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, and a post graduate degree in Chartered Accountancy.
Damian Stanley is the Managing Partner of InfraBridge and Chair of the InfraBridge Investment Committee. Mr. Stanley has led/sponsored key investments within the InfraBridge investment portfolio including in ESVAGT, Port Hedland Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport, London Luton Airport, Sterlite Power as well as the divestment of CLH.
Prior to the acquisition of InfraBridge (formerly managed by AMP Capital), Mr. Stanley held various leadership roles, including CEO of AMP Capital UK Investors, Global Co-Head of Value-Added Infrastructure Equity and CEO of AMP Capital’s office in Singapore.
Mr. Stanley has over 24 years of professional experience in equity investment, asset management and financial advisory across infrastructure & essential services, including transport & logistics, communications, energy and social sectors. Mr. Stanley joined AMP Capital in 2015, and prior to this, Mr. Stanley held senior executive roles at Morgan Stanley and Macquarie, as well as non-executive roles including at Whitehelm Capital and Copenhagen Airports. Mr. Stanley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Bristol, United Kingdom and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant
Chief Operating Officer
Liam Stewart is Chief Operating Officer at DigitalBridge. Prior to DigitalBridge, Mr. Stewart was the Chief Financial Officer of Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation. He has approximately 15 years of experience in acquiring, operating and financing infrastructure assets in the U.S., Australia, and Asia.
Prior to joining Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets in 2014, Mr. Stewart was a Senior Vice President and Management Partner at Global Tower Partners (GTP), where he had responsibility for all capital markets initiatives and led over a dozen domestic and international financings for GTP. He was also responsible for all treasury, capital markets and strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, investor relations and reporting initiatives at GTP. Prior to joining GTP in 2009, Mr. Stewart was employed by the Macquarie Group where he had day to day responsibility for a listed Macquarie affiliate’s North American media and telecommunications investments.
Mr. Stewart has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales. He is also admitted to practice as a solicitor in the state of New South Wales.
Chief Information Officer
Stephen Stryker is a Managing Director, Chief Information Officer at DigitalBridge. Mr. Stryker oversees all aspects of technology, including cybersecurity, infrastructure, software engineering, and data management. Mr. Stryker brings over 25 years of experience in leading technology organizations within the alternative asset industry.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Stryker held the position of Senior Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer at Värde Partners, a $14 billion AUM credit hedge fund where he was responsible for the development and implementation of technology strategy and execution. Prior to Värde, Mr. Stryker was a Senior Manager in Ernst & Young's financial services organization, specializing in wealth and asset management advisory services.
Prior to his role at Ernst & Young, Mr. Stryker was part of The Carlyle Group for 15 years, where he established and led the Enterprise Architecture, Investor and Investment Solutions, Program Management Office, and Data Engineering teams for the information technology organization.
Mr. Stryker received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Villanova University.
Chief Accounting Officer
Tracey Teh serves as Managing Director and Chief Accounting Officer at DigitalBridge. Ms. Teh oversees the accounting function for the DigitalBridge public company, managing corporate and investment accounting, SEC financial reporting, accounting policy and technical accounting. Ms. Teh has played an active role in the evolution of DigitalBridge, including involvement in acquisitions, mergers, spin-off, and continuing business transformation.
Ms. Teh joined DigitalBridge from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), where she was in the Assurance practice in Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and Singapore. Ms. Teh was a Senior Manager at PwC, leading the audits of public clients in the financial services industry, primarily in mortgage banking and alternative investment management.
Ms. Teh is a Certified Public Accountant in California and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Sydney in Australia.
Bernardo Vargas Gibsone
Head of Latin America
Bernardo Vargas Gibsone is Managing Director, Head of Latin America at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Vargas is responsible for originating and integrating new investment opportunities in the Latin American market, as well as providing ongoing support for DigitalBridge’s existing investments in the region.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Vargas served as Chief Executive Officer of Interconexion Electrica S.A. E.S.P. (ISA Group), a publicly traded, diversified infrastructure operator with interests in energy transmission, road concessions, and communications infrastructure. Mr. Vargas led a team of over 4,000 employees across Latin America, achieving unprecedented growth and strong financial results, underscored by a fivefold increase in ISA’s share price during his tenure. Mr. Vargas also led ISA’s environmental and social initiatives, resulting in ISA’s inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and achieving a bronze medal among Latin American companies in 2020.
Mr. Vargas received his Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance from Universidad de Los Andes and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Chief Compliance Officer
Kristen Whealon is a Managing Director, Chief Compliance Officer at DigitalBridge, a position she has held since November 2017. Ms. Whealon was formerly the Deputy Chief Compliance Officer for DigitalBridge, a position she has held since April 2014.
Ms. Whealon’s responsibilities include regulatory and compliance oversight for the registered investment adviser, maintaining written supervisory procedures, maintaining the firm’s books and records, handling regulatory examinations and investigations and reviewing and approving advertising and sales literature. Ms. Whealon also served as Chief Compliance Officer of NorthStar Securities, LLC, a former broker dealer affiliate of DigitalBridge from December 2011 to October 2018. Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Ms. Whealon was an Assistant Compliance Officer at Geneos Wealth Management, Inc. from August 2002 to November 2011 where she provided compliance support to more than 250 registered representatives. Ms. Whealon began her career at American Express Financial Advisors, Inc.
Ms. Whealon received a Bachelor of Arts from Colorado State University, is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and is Series 7, 24 and 63 licensed.
Head of Public Investor Relations
Severin White is a Managing Director, Head of Public Investor Relations at DigitalBridge. Mr. White is responsible for managing DigitalBridge’s public investor engagement, communicating DigitalBridge’s strategy to investors, analysts and the broader investment community. He also serves as an advisor and resource to DigitalBridge’s senior management team on strategic business initiatives.
Prior to DigitalBridge, Mr. White was the founder and managing member of Niagara Share LLC, a financial advisory practice serving family office investors. Previously, Mr. White served for 10 years as a key member of the investment team at funds managed by New Vernon Capital and subsequently Columbia Pacific Advisors, managing capital focused principally on long/short equity investments in US-listed technology and consumer companies.
Previously, Mr. White held various senior operational and finance roles including as the Senior Vice President, Business Development at Smithsonian Business Ventures. Mr. White began his career at Bastion Capital, a Los Angeles‐based middle market private equity buyout fund.
Mr. White received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management.
Jonathan S. Adelstein
Head of Global Policy and Public Investment
Jonathan S. Adelstein is a Managing Director and Head of Global Policy and Public Investment at DigitalBridge Investment Management. In this role, Mr. Adelstein works with all DigitalBridge portfolio companies on public policy and strategic regulatory matters and reviews policy impacts on potential investments.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Adelstein was President and CEO of the Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA), where he represented over 200 businesses that build, own, and operate wireless infrastructure, including infrastructure owners, developers, carriers, and professional service firms.
Prior to WIA, Mr. Adelstein was nominated to positions by both President Barack Obama and President George W. Bush and confirmed unanimously for each by the U.S. Senate. Under President Obama, Mr. Adelstein headed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service as Administrator. There, he led the investment of nearly $7 billion under the Recovery Act in rural broadband and water infrastructure and oversaw a $60 billion loan portfolio in rural electric, telecommunications, and water infrastructure. Under President Obama, Mr. Adelstein was appointed to the White House National Science and Technology Council, which coordinates science and technology policy across the Federal government, and the White House Business Council, leading Council meetings with business leaders across America.
Mr. Adelstein was nominated by President Bush and served as Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from 2002 to 2009. At the FCC, he worked to achieve bipartisan progress on issues including spectrum auctions, broadband expansion, widening access to the Internet and media diversity.
Before the FCC, Mr. Adelstein served at the U.S. Senate, in a number of legislative staff positions, culminating as a senior policy advisor to the Senate Majority Leader.
Mr. Adelstein received an M.A. in History and a B.A., with Distinction, in Political Science from Stanford University. He instructed undergraduates in history as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University and a Teaching Assistant at Stanford University. He is a graduate of Phillips Academy, Andover.
Head of Asia Capital Formation
Tae E. Ahn is a Managing Director, Head of Asia Capital Formation at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Ahn is based in Singapore and focuses on business development and client relationship management across Asia Pacific.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Ahn was the Head of Korea, Senior Client Relationship Manager at Partners Group, where he worked for 7 years. He was responsible for Partners Group’s overall business activities in Korea primarily focusing on fund raising, client relationship management and deal sourcing. Mr. Ahn has more than 15 years of experience since starting his professional career at JP Morgan New York in its Investment Banking Division and continuing at Credit Suisse HK, Debt Capital Markets. Since 2009, Mr. Ahn has focused on fund raising during his tenures at ING Investment Management Korea and H&Q Korea Partners Holdings before joining Partners Group.
Mr. Ahn graduated from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and holds a Masters Degree in International Economic Policy from Columbia University, New York.
Head of Global Corporate Development and Portfolio Management
Parker Anderson is a Managing Director, Head of Global Corporate Development and Portfolio Management at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Anderson is responsible for corporate development, finance, and portfolio management for DigitalBridge on a global basis.
Mr. Anderson joined the organization in 2009, and has served in finance and business development roles of increasing scope and responsibility. In his roles at DigitalBridge, his responsibilities have focused on strategic mergers and acquisitions, new business initiatives, financial planning and analysis, capital markets, and portfolio management.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Anderson was a member of the acquisitions team at a private real estate investment manager where he focused on the identification, evaluation, and execution of new investments throughout the United States.
Mr. Anderson received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles Anderson School of Management.
Alan Bezoza is a Managing Director, Liquid Strategies at DigitalBridge Investment Management with a focus on public equity securities within the Technology, Media and Telecom sectors. Mr. Bezoza has spent over 20 years researching and investing in the TMT sector with a particular focus on the global Communications and Media Ecosystem, which includes media, cable, telecoms, mobile towers, data centers, communications technology, data networking and their respective supply chains.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge in 2020, Mr. Bezoza was a Partner and Sector Head at Dorsal Capital, a market-neutral hedge fund, where he focused on the Media, Telecom and Communications Technology sectors. Prior to Dorsal, he spent over seven years at Janus Capital, where he was a Senior Analyst and Co-Sector Lead of the Communications investment team that included the Telecom, Media and Internet sectors. Mr. Bezoza previously worked in equity research as a Senior Vice President at both Oppenheimer and Friedman Billings Ramsey. He has published numerous industry white papers, appearing in print and financial news outlets (CNBC, Bloomberg, WSJ, etc.), and has keynoted industry conferences. In 2005, he was recognized by The Wall Street Journal as a “Best on the Street” analyst for his stock picks in the Broadcasting and Entertainment sector. Mr. Bezoza started his career at Lazard Asset Management, where he worked on the Emerging Markets and International Small Cap portfolios.
Mr. Bezoza received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Lehigh University.
Hayden Boucher is a Principal at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Boucher has 12 years of direct investment, investment banking and capital markets experience. He has spent most of his career focusing on the Technology, Media, and Telecom space.
Mr. Boucher joined DigitalBridge in 2014 as one of the early members of the investment team post the company’s founding in 2013. Since that time, he has focused primarily on fiber, small cell, and tower opportunities both domestically and internationally.
Prior to DigitalBridge, Mr. Boucher spent six years at Citi in the TMT groups of both the investment bank and capital markets origination. During his tenure, he worked on a variety of transactions, including M&A and debt/equity financings with a primary focus on the telecom sector.
Mr. Boucher received a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Biology and Economics from Williams College.
Senior Vice President,
Chris Bucaria is a Senior Vice President, Liquid Strategies at DigitalBridge Investment Management, where he heads business development for the DigitalBridge Concentrated Alpha Fund, a long/short public equity strategy focused on the Global Communications and Cloud Ecosystem.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Bucaria was a founding employee, Partner and Head of Marketing and Investor Relations at Encompass Capital Advisors, a long/short equity hedge fund focused on energy. Prior to Encompass, he was a Partner and Director of Investor Relations with Hunter Global Investors, LP, a multi-sector long/short equity manager. Mr. Bucaria began his hedge fund career at Andor Capital Management, which was the largest long/short manager at the time. Earlier in his career, he held audit and business management roles at Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan.
Mr. Bucaria earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Fordham University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Europe Capital Formation
Sarah Burgess is a Principal at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Ms. Burgess is based in London and part of the Europe Capital Formation team, focused on business development and client relationship management across Europe.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Ms. Burgess was an Institutional Director at AMP Capital, where she worked for 5 years. She was responsible for AMP Capital’s business development activities in Europe focusing on fund raising and client relationship management. Ms. Burgess has over 13 years of experience, having started her professional career at BNY Mellon in London and continuing at Omni Partners, a London-based alternative investment manager.
Ms. Burgess earned a Master of Science in Management with distinction from Cass Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Northeastern University.
James Burke is a Managing Director at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Burke is based in London and focuses on European investments and opportunities. He is an accomplished infrastructure investor with over 12 years of sector experience.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Burke was a Director at Alinda Capital Partners, one of the largest infrastructure investment firms operating in North America and Europe with a focus on telecom, energy, transportation, and contracted infrastructure assets. Prior to Alinda, Mr. Burke began his career in London as an M&A Analyst in the Global Infrastructure Group at Citigroup.
Mr. Burke received a bachelor’s degree and a Master of Arts Degree in Chinese Studies from Cambridge University.
Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury
Brandon Chung is a Managing Director, Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury at DigitalBridge. Mr. Chung has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance and accounting and is responsible for the firm’s corporate financial analysis, capital markets and treasury functions.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge in 2007, Mr. Chung held finance and accounting roles with Forest City Enterprises and National Grid.
Mr. Chung received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany.
Wilson Chung is a Managing Director at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Chung is based in Singapore and focuses on identifying and evaluating Asia Pacific investment opportunities. He has over 15 years of infrastructure, private equity, and corporate finance experience in Asia.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Chung was most recently a Senior Vice President in the infrastructure principal investments team at Macquarie Capital. He led Macquarie’s balance sheet investments in digital infrastructure in Asia, with a focus on building platforms and developing greenfield datacenters and other digital infrastructure assets. Prior to that role, Mr. Chung worked in Macquarie Capital’s private capital markets team where he focused on principal investments and advisory mandates across the consumer and technology sectors in Asia.
Prior to Macquarie Capital, Mr. Chung was a co-founder and CFO of Litegrid Holdings Ltd, a Hong Kong telecommunications infrastructure developer and prior to that, he covered consumer, industrial and telecom investments for Unitas Capital, an Asian regional private equity fund. Mr. Chung started his career as an investment banking analyst at Citigroup.
Mr. Chung received a Bachelor of Laws, with honors, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne.
Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary
Blake Clardy is Managing Director, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary at DigitalBridge. Mr. Clardy is responsible for legal oversight of DigitalBridge’s capital markets activities, ongoing disclosure and reporting obligations under U.S. federal securities laws and corporate transactions and governance matters.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Clardy was Counsel in the Capital Markets group at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP.
Mr. Clardy received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics, magna cum laude, from Pepperdine University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago.
Kyle Colvin is a Principal at DigitalBridge Investment Management and provides legal and professional support to the operations of DigitalBridge.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Colvin spent over 10 years at the international law firm Linklaters LLP where his practice as a Corporate / M&A Counsel focused on advising private equity funds and other financial sponsor clients on a variety of complex cross-border M&A transactions.
Mr. Colvin received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History, magna cum laude, from Brigham Young University and a Master of Science from the University of Oxford. He earned a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.
Quynh Conlon is a Principal within the Legal Department of DigitalBridge Investment Management. Ms. Conlon is based in London and provides senior legal support for the European and APAC investment teams.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Ms. Conlon held a senior in-house legal role at a large Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund advising its real estate and infrastructure department.
A native Vietnamese speaker, Ms. Conlon received a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from the University of Sydney, Australia.
North American Capital Formation
Christopher Falzon is a Managing Director, North American Capital Formation at DigitalBridge.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Falzon was Director, Business Development at IFM Investors, where he was primarily responsible for raising capital and managing relationships with institutional investors and consultants, as well as spearheading product strategy for IFM’s Infrastructure Debt platform. Prior to IFM, Mr. Falzon was a member of the Institutional Distribution team at Credit Suisse Asset Management representing their Alternative Investments platform. Mr. Falzon started his career at HSBC in their Global Transaction Banking business.
Mr. Falzon received his Bachelor of Arts from Wake Forest University in North Carolina. Mr. Falzon is also a CFA and CAIA charterholder.
Head of Europe Capital Formation
Alice Franks is Managing Director, Head of Europe Capital Formation at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Alice is based in London and focuses on business development and client relationship management across Europe.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Alice was Managing Director – Head of Europe Distribution at AMP Capital, where she worked for 6 years. She was responsible for AMP Capital’s business development activities in Europe focusing on fund raising and client relationship management. Alice has more than 20 years of experience since starting her professional career at Ruffer Investment Company as an Assistant Fund Manager, investing discretionary private client’s capital across equity and debt. Since 2009, Alice has focused on private markets fund raising during her tenures at Igneo Infrastructure Partners before joining AMP Capital.
Alice holds a Business Degree from University of West of England Bristol, UK.
Investment Management, Head of Private Equity
Jonathan Friesel is a Managing Director at DigitalBridge Investment Management, Head of Private Equity. Mr. Friesel has over 28 years of experience investing in and advising companies in the communications, media, technology and tech enabled services industries. Mr. Friesel is a leader in the Firm’s communications and services areas and is responsible for the identification, evaluation, and management of new investments in these sectors and for non-infrastructure private equity investments.
Prior to DigitalBridge, Mr. Friesel was a Founder and Managing Partner of Twin Point Capital, where he had senior managerial responsibility for the firm’s investment activities and operations. Prior to Twin Point, Mr. Friesel was a Partner of Oak Hill Capital, where he was a member of the Investment Committee and held senior leadership responsibilities for the firm’s Media & Communications and Services investment groups. He also served on the firm’s operations, compliance and ESG committees. Mr. Friesel also worked at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., in its Telecommunications and Media group.
Mr. Friesel received his Bachelor of Sciences from Cornell University and is an Emeritus Member of the Advisory Council of the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell.
Zachary Gellman is a Principal at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Gellman is based in London and focuses on sourcing, evaluating and managing European digital infrastructure investments and opportunities. Mr. Gellman joined DigitalBridge in 2016 in the Boca Raton and New York offices before relocating in 2019 to help open the London office.
Prior to DigitalBridge, Mr. Gellman worked at BlackArch Partners, a boutique investment bank focused on mid-market transactions across a broad range of asset classes and sectors.
Mr. Gellman received a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University.
Manjari Govada, CFA, is a Principal at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Ms. Govada is based in London and focuses on evaluating and managing European digital infrastructure investments and opportunities. In 2018, Ms. Govada relocated from DigitalBridge’s New York office to help open the London office.
Prior to DigitalBridge, Ms. Govada was at BlackRock, in the Alternative Solutions Group focused on direct special situation investments across various alternative asset classes, geographies and sectors.
Ms. Govada received a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Minnesota, Morris and a Master of Finance from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Clay Gregory is a Principal at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Gregory is based in Boca Raton, Florida and is responsible for evaluating, executing, and managing new and existing investments across each of the digital infrastructure subsectors globally.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Gregory was an investment professional at Mistral Equity Partners, a middle-market private equity firm in New York. Previously, he was an investment banking analyst at Jefferies in New York.
Mr. Gregory received a Bachelor of Arts from Rhodes College and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in Finance and Management.
Chea Hart is a Principal at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Hart is involved in the identification, evaluation, and management of digital infrastructure investments and opportunities. He is an investor with over 13 years of infrastructure experience.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Hart was a Principal at Ridgewood Infrastructure, a real assets investment manager, where he focused on direct investments in the communications, energy, and transportation sectors. Prior to Ridgewood Infrastructure, Mr. Hart was an investment professional at IFM Investors, one of the largest infrastructure investors globally. He started his career in investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Mr. Hart received Bachelor of Science degrees in both Finance and Accounting from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School.
Global Tax Strategy
Robert Haak is Managing Director, Global Tax Strategy at DigitalBridge. Mr. Haak is responsible for tax management, structuring and oversight of all global operations and investment activities at DigitalBridge.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Haak was the Tax Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was responsible for cross-border tax planning initiatives, tax due diligences, assistance in relation to IPO’s, business restructurings and deal structuring for U.S. and Dutch multinationals and private equity funds.
Mr. Haak received his Master’s Degree in Taxation at the University of Groningen.
Javier Hernández is a Principal at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Hernández is based in New York and is responsible for evaluating, executing, and managing new and existing investments across all of the key digital infrastructure subsectors in North America, Latin America, and Europe.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Hernández was an investment banking analyst at J.P. Morgan in the Latin America M&A group working across all industries in the region.
A Spanish and Portuguese speaker, Mr. Hernández received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, magna cum laude, in Finance with minors in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Miami.
Peter Hopper is a Managing Director at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Hopper is responsible for the identification, evaluation and implementation of growth opportunities for DigitalBridge’s investment management franchise. Mr. Hopper brings more than two decades of deal making and transaction experience in digital infrastructure to DigitalBridge.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Hopper was Co-Founder and CEO of DH Capital, a firm specializing in assisting growing businesses in the Internet Infrastructure, Telecom and SaaS industries. Prior to founding DH Capital, Mr. Hopper founded and served as President and CEO of DURO Communications, one of the largest privately held ISP/CLECs in the U.S.
Mr. Hopper received a Bachelor of Science from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania.
William Hughes, III
William Hughes, III is a Managing Director, Liquid Strategies at DigitalBridge Investment Management. He joined the firm from Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors where he managed funds focused on special situation investments in TMT, real estate and financial services.
Prior to that, Mr. Hughes was a portfolio manager for the Condorcet Opportunity Fund, an event driven hedge fund controlled by Societe Generale. Mr. Hughes has been engaged in value and event driven investing as an analyst and portfolio manager since 1998, and he previously managed similar strategies at Allen & Company and Pequot Capital Management. He began his career as an investment banking analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the financial institutions group.
Mr. Hughes is an honors graduate of the University of Chicago with a concentration in economics. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.
Finance and Administration
James Jeong is a Managing Director, Finance and Administration at DigitalBridge. Mr. Jeong is responsible for corporate operations and related FP&A, GP investment structuring and accounting, and compensation planning, including carried interest and stock plan administration.
Mr. Jeong joined the organization in 2003 and previously served in the role of Corporate Controller.
Mr. Jeong received an MBA and Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics with a minor in Accounting at the University of California, Los Angeles, and is a Certified Public Accountant (license inactive) in the State of California.
Hyojin Jean Kim
Asia Capital Formation
Jean Kim is Principal, Asia Capital Formation Team at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Ms. Kim is based in Hong Kong and focuses on business development and client relationship management across Asia Pacific.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Ms. Kim was Principal at AMP Capital, where she worked for 6 years. She was responsible for AMP Capital’s business activities in Asia, primarily focusing on fund raising, client relationship management and deal execution. Ms. Kim has more than 10 years of experience since starting her professional career at Shinhan Investment Corporation in its Investment Banking Division in Korea. Ms. Kim served in the placement agent department during her tenures at Shinhan Investment Corporation before joining AMP Capital.
Ms. Kim graduated from Seoul National University, Korea.
Pascale Labrecque is a Principal at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Ms. Labrecque is based in London and is responsible for originating, executing, and managing new and existing investments in Europe. With over eight years of experience working in infrastructure investing, she has led and co-led acquisitions, financings, and divestment processes in markets across Europe and the Americas.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Ms. Labrecque was a Director at InfraRed Capital Partners, where she initiated and led the digital infrastructure investing for the firm’s core strategy. Previously, she worked at PSP Investments, where she covered various sub-sectors, including digital infrastructure, utilities, and sat on the boards of TDF, Angel Trains, and Polat Enerji. Earlier in her career she worked for GE Capital as a financial analyst.
Ms. Labrecque graduated as valedictorian and received a Bachelor of Finance from HEC Montréal.
Co-Head of Asia Capital Formation
Brian Lee is Managing Director, Co-Head of Asia Capital Formation at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Lee is based in Hong Kong and focuses on business development and client relationship management across Asia Pacific.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Lee was Managing Director - Asia Distribution at AMP Capital, where he worked for 8 years. He was responsible for AMP Capital’s business development activities in Asia focusing on fund raising and client relationship management. Mr. Lee has more than 15 years of experience since starting his professional career at UBS Hana Asset Management in the Fixed Income Division. Since 2010, Mr. Lee has focused on fund raising during his tenures at UBS Global Asset Management and Wellington Management before joining AMP Capital.
Mr. Lee graduated from Yonsei University, Korea and holds an MBA Degree from the Hong Kong University.
William S. Lutkins
William S. Lutkins is a Managing Director, Credit at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Lutkins is responsible for credit trading and has 27 years of experience in credit analysis, loan trading and portfolio management.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Lutkins was a Senior Portfolio Manager and loan trader for Allianz Global Investors focusing on both broadly syndicated and middle-market loan portfolios.
Prior to joining Allianz Global Investors, Mr. Lutkins was a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at Sound Harbor Partners where he was responsible for the management of the CLO portfolios. Prior to joining Sound Harbor Partners, Mr. Lutkins was a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for CLO and loan SMA strategies at Aladdin Capital Management working out of both the Stamford, CT and London offices. Prior to joining Aladdin Capital Management, Mr. Lutkins held credit investment positions at Octagon Credit Investors, Credit Suisse and Swiss Bank Corp.
Mr. Lutkins received a Bachelor of Arts from St. Lawrence University and an MBA from the Owen School of Management, Vanderbilt University.
Sadiq Malik is a Managing Director at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Malik is a seasoned investment professional with over 20 years of in-depth investing experience in private, distressed and public companies across a variety of industries including the digital infrastructure verticals of towers, data centers, fiber and ground lease buyouts. At DigitalBridge, Mr. Malik is responsible for identifying, evaluating, consummating, and managing investments across all our verticals globally with a specific focus on the Americas and the MEA regions.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Malik was a co-founding partner of Oskie Capital, a public and private equity firm, which invested in companies undergoing positive business transformations and corporate change. Previously, he also worked on President Obama’s Auto Task Force at the U.S. Department of the Treasury during the financial crisis in 2009.
Earlier in his career Mr. Malik was an investment professional at Och-Ziff Capital, The Blackstone Group and Morgan Stanley.
Mr. Malik received a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in Economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA, with distinction, from Harvard Business School.
Geneviève Maltais-Boisvert is a Managing Director at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Ms. Maltais-Boisvert has over 15 years of experience in global infrastructure funds direct investing and investment banking across the Americas, Europe, Turkey, and Australia. She has in-depth industry knowledge and expertise in the telecom infrastructure and renewable energy sectors.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Ms. Maltais-Boisvert served as Director of Infrastructure Investments at the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments).
Earlier in her career, Ms. Maltais-Boisvert served as Lead Climate Change and Sustainability Advisor at QGC in Australia, she also worked in London at Greencoat Capital, a private equity fund focused on renewable energy. Ms. Maltais-Boisvert started her career in investment banking and M&A at Scotiabank in Montréal.
Ms. Maltais-Boisvert received a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and an MBA from INSEAD.
Rommel A. Marseille
Head of North American Capital Formation
Rommel A. Marseille is Managing Director, Head of North American Capital Formation at DigitalBridge Investment Management.
Prior to joining the DigitalBridge business in 2007, Mr. Marseille founded Carrefour Capital, LLC and worked at Diamond Edge Capital Partners where he raised capital for various private equity, hedge fund and real estate clients. Mr. Marseille started his professional career as a public official in the administration of New York City Mayor David N. Dinkins where he worked on the city's capital program and various economic development projects. He subsequently worked as an investment banker at Artemis Capital Group and Dain Rauscher structuring tax-exempt and taxable municipal debt for public issuers across the country. Mr. Marseille later worked as an advisor at a boutique investment banking firm providing advisory services on leveraged lease transactions to public sector clients.
Mr. Marseille graduated with distinction with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz. In addition, Mr. Marseille holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from SUNY Albany.
Chris Moon is a Managing Director, Credit at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Moon is responsible for origination in the Americas and European regions and has over 20 years of experience in the Communications and Technology sectors including over 15 years of direct experience in sourcing transactions in digital infrastructure.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Moon was a Managing Director and founding member of the TMT Sector Lending Group at ING Bank and had responsibility for origination, structuring and underwriting leveraged transactions in North America and LatAm. Prior to ING, Chris was an Analyst at Goldman Sachs in the Investment Management Division and a CPA at PriceWaterhouseCoopers in the Communications and Technology practice.
Mr. Moon received an MBA and MS in Tax and a dual Bachelor of Science in Finance and Computer Information Systems from Northeastern University. He is a CFA Charterholder and a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
Raymond Pang is a Principal at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Pang is based in New York and focuses on evaluating, executing, and managing new and existing investments across each of the digital infrastructure subsectors globally.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Pang worked at TAP Advisors, a boutique TMT-focused advisory firm in New York, where he covered the wireless and telecom infrastructure industries.
Mr. Pang received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis.
Joshua Parrish is a Managing Director, Credit at DigitalBridge Investment Management. He has 20 years of experience in credit investing and leveraged finance.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Parrish was a Managing Director at Ascribe Capital with responsibility for originating, structuring, managing and exiting distressed and opportunistic investments across a variety of sectors.
Prior to Ascribe, Mr. Parrish was a Managing Director and founding team member of Sound Harbor Partners where he was responsible for originating, structuring, managing and exiting capital solutions investments and was a Portfolio Manager focused on risk management for Sound Harbor’s performing credit funds.
At both Ascribe Capital and Sound Harbor Partners, Mr. Parrish was an active board member for several portfolio companies. Prior to joining Sound Harbor, Mr. Parrish also held positions within high yield capital markets and credit advisory at Credit Suisse and J.P. Morgan.
Mr. Parrish received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Virginia.
Senior Vice President,
Jon Pollowitz is a Senior Vice President, Liquid Strategies at DigitalBridge Investment Management where he leads business development for Liquid Strategies. Mr. Pollowitz is primarily focused on raising capital from and managing relationships with institutional investors.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, he held similar roles at Atlantic Investment (a NY based hedge fund) and within Bank of America’s Capital Strategy group.
Prior to his marketing roles, Mr. Pollowitz was an institutional allocator for a multi-billion dollar fund-of-hedge funds, where he was the Strategy Head for Long/Short Equity.
Mr. Pollowitz graduated from The University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
Warren Roll is a Managing Director at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Roll has more than 23 years of experience in global private equity, mergers and acquisitions, asset management and operations across a broad range of industry sectors. Mr. Roll helps lead the fiber and small cell strategy at DigitalBridge and is responsible for the identification, evaluation, consummation, and management of new investments with a specific focus on fiber, indoor and outdoor small cell networks, tower infrastructure and related assets and business.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge in 2014, Mr. Roll was a Senior Director at Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) where he led TMT and healthcare sector initiatives in the private equity group. Mr. Roll helped build the private equity direct investing program including being actively involved in the management of Telesat, one of the largest global satellite operators. Mr. Roll also played a leading role in PSP’s first, and one of the largest ever, public-to-private transactions. Prior to PSP Investments, Mr. Roll worked at BMO Financial Group and Desjardins Securities in mergers and acquisitions, as a member of the team advising companies in North America on transactions across various industries with a focus on telecommunications, media and technology.
Mr. Roll received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in 1998 and an MBA with honors in 2001 from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Debt Capital Markets
Xenia Sarri is a Managing Director at DigitalBridge, overseeing the firm's capital markets activities across Europe for new investments and portfolio companies. Ms. Sarri has over 20 years of experience in financial services, including 17 years in debt capital markets, primarily in the TMT sector, with an emphasis on digital infrastructure and software transactions. She has successfully completed more than 90 financing transactions, arranging over $70 billion of debt globally through a comprehensive array of debt and capital markets products.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Ms. Sarri served as Managing Director at Lincoln International, where she led the European TMT Capital Advisory practice. Prior to Lincoln, she was with the Debt Structuring & Origination team at Jefferies in London and, previously, with ING Bank’s TMT Structured Finance team in New York and Amsterdam.
Ms. Sarri holds a B.A. in Business Administration and International Affairs from Franklin & Marshall College and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Nikki Smart is a Partner and part of the InfraBridge leadership team. Ms Smart joined InfraBridge (formerly managed by AMP Capital) in June 2018 in its Infrastructure Equity Asset Management team based in London. Ms. Smart is responsible for leading the human capital agenda across the platform, which includes C-suite recruitment and leadership assessments, senior executive compensation, talent management, executive coaching and board development, organisational design and business transformation.
Before joining InfraBridge Capital, Ms. Smart was an independent HR Consultant providing strategic HR interventions for a variety of Private Equity backed companies. Ms. Smart worked at National Grid for 14 years and was part of the Global HR Leadership team. Ms. Smart held several senior leadership roles, including Head of HR for National Grid’s UK Business, covering an employee base of 10,000 managers and staff. Her most recent role within National Grid was Global Head of Talent, Leadership and Change, where she was responsible for Board, CEO and Executive Committee leadership and talent development.
Ms. Smart started her career in the Oil and Gas industry as a Graduate Trainee at BG Group. She holds a first-class honours Sports Science and Business Studies degree and a Counselling and Psychotherapy Diploma.
Sylvio S. Tabet
Head of Middle Eastern Capital Formation
Sylvio S. Tabet is a Managing Director, Head of Middle Eastern Capital Formation at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Tabet is responsible for interfacing with the firm's current and prospective investors in the Middle East on all aspects of capital formation across its various platforms.
Prior to joining the DigitalBridge business in 2011, Mr. Tabet worked as an independent consultant for clients investing or operating in the entertainment and media industry. Mr. Tabet was also involved in the film industry as a producer, director and screenwriter.
Mr. Tabet received a Master’s in Fine Arts in Film Directing from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.
Christian Velasco is a Principal in the InfraBridge investment management team based in our New York office and focused on evaluating, executing, and managing new and existing investments across the mobility, energy transition and digital infrastructure sectors.
Mr. Velasco was a member of the infrastructure equity value-add team of InfraBridge (formerly managed by AMP Capital) since early 2018, where he led the acquisition and financing of major transactions globally.
Prior to joining InfraBridge, Mr. Velasco held several roles as a finance executive and advisor in Latin America where he had a pivotal role in acquiring, financing, and developing large scale infrastructure assets in the region.
Mr. Velasco started his career as a Central Banker at the Peruvian Central Bank and received his Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance from Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas and a Masters in Infrastructure Investment & Finance from University College London
Senior Vice President,
Head of Venture Capital
Alexandre Villela is a Senior Vice President and Head of Venture Capital at DigitalBridge Investment Management with a focus on privately held, high-growth companies in digital infrastructure technology sectors. Mr. Villela has spent over 25 years working and investing in the Technology, Media and Telecom sector, with a particular focus on communications, infrastructure software, and networking domains.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge in 2021, Mr. Villela was a Managing Director at Qualcomm Ventures where he was responsible for investments in 5G, networking and digital infrastructure. At Qualcomm, Mr. Villela oversaw the Qualcomm Ventures 5G Fund, a $200M global allocation to accelerate adoption worldwide. Prior to Qualcomm, he spent seven years at Intel Capital as a Senior Investment Director, focused on Latin America and digital infrastructure deals in the U.S. Mr. Villela has extensive experience in corporate governance and transaction management, having participated on more than 20 boards as a director or observer.
Before working in venture capital, Mr. Villela was a General Manager at Gradiente Eletronica in Brazil, leading procurement and product development, and an Operations Manager at Samsung Electronics in South Korea, Mexico and Brazil. Mr. Villela received a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering at UNICAMP (Brazil) and attained his MBA at INSEAD (France).
Head of Debt Capital Markets
Tom Yanagi is a Managing Director, Head of Debt Capital Markets at DigitalBridge Investment Management. Mr. Yanagi is an experienced investment professional with over 20 years of principal investing and asset management experience. Mr. Yanagi leads the Capital Markets activities for DigitalBridge and has raised over $20 billion of financings supporting DigitalBridge’s acquisition activities and portfolio company capital needs.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Yanagi was the Head of the Communications Infrastructure Team in New York for Macquarie Infrastructure Partners (“MIP”). During his 13 years with MIP, Mr. Yanagi led a number of investments in sectors including telecommunications, energy and transportation. Most notably, he was responsible for MIP’s investment in Global Tower Partners (GTP) and was involved with the oversight and management of that investment through to the sale to American Tower in October of 2013. In addition to leading transactions, Mr. Yanagi maintained an asset management role and served on the Board of Directors for a number of MIP portfolio companies, including GTP. Prior to MIP, Mr. Yanagi worked in private equity at Nomura Securities and Madison Investment Partners.
Mr. Yanagi received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rutgers College and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Senior Vice President,
Chief of Staff
Matty Yohannan is Chief of Staff to CEO Marc Ganzi at DigitalBridge, focusing on advancing key growth initiatives and strategic projects. Mr. Yohannan brings 25 years of sourcing, structuring, investing, and fundraising experience at premier financial services firms to DigitalBridge. He has completed over 60 transactions throughout his career, raising and investing over $3 billion of capital across different industries, geographies, and asset classes.
He joined DigitalBridge from Deacon Arch Partners, a family office merchant bank that he founded and capitalized. Prior to Deacon Arch, he was a Managing Director at ShareNett, a family office investment platform founded by Jim Pallotta (Raptor Group), where he led the origination and investment efforts and was a Member of the Investment and Management Committees.
Mr. Yohannan spent over fifteen years in investment management with a focus on Technology, Media & Telecoms (TMT), including TMT Sector Head on the founding investment team at Charter Bridge Capital, a sector-focused long/short equity fund that he helped grow from $25 million to over $300 million in AUM in less than two years, and as Portfolio Manager at both Balyasny Asset Management and Visium Asset Management. Prior to business school, he was a Senior Associate in the Private Equity Group at Robertson Stephens. He began his career in the Structured Products Group at Bankers Trust Securities.
Mr. Yohannan received a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, in Finance and Economics from the Stern School of Business at NYU and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business with a Public Management & Social Innovation Certificate.
Mr. Yohannan sits on both the DEI and ESG Steering Committees at DigitalBridge. He is an alumnus of the SEO Career Program, a Toigo Foundation Fellow, a finalist for the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10k Small Businesses Program in Detroit.
Operating Partners & Senior Advisors
CEO of Beanfield Metroconnect
Dan Armstrong is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and Chief Executive Officer of Beanfield Technologies (“Beanfield”).
Mr. Armstrong founded Beanfield in 1988 and has overseen the transformation of Beanfield from a small IT services firm into the largest independent provider of bandwidth infrastructure in Canada. Mr. Armstrong continues to manage all facets of the company’s network engineering, design and construction.
Arthur P. (Tim) Brazy, Jr.
CEO of Landmark Dividend
Arthur P. (Tim) Brazy, Jr. is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and the Chief Executive Officer of Landmark Dividend, which he co-founded in 2010. Mr. Brazy has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate, financial services and investment industries.
From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Brazy served as CEO of Church Mortgage Acceptance Co., LLC, a private company he co-founded focused on direct lending to churches. From 2001 to 2006, he served as CEO of Lakefront Ventures LLC, a private investment firm specializing in commercial and mortgage finance, private equity, real estate and structured finance advisory services.
During the 1990s, Mr. Brazy founded and led a series of private investment partnerships that raised and provided more than $5 billion of financing to small businesses and commercial real estate owners nationwide. Prior to that time, he was an officer with Eastdil Secured, a diversified real estate investment bank, where he was responsible for advisory assignments and major property debt and equity capital placements.
Mr. Brazy received a B.S. degree in Economics from the California Institute of Technology, pursued further graduate studies as a fellow at Oxford University, and received an M.B.A. from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.
Michael Bucey is an Operating Partner at DigitalBridge, primarily focused on international tower infrastructure. Mr. Bucey has over 21 years of experience developing tower portfolios in emerging economies globally. Mr. Bucey helped pioneer the world’s first international tower markets in Mexico and Brazil where he executed innovative sale-leaseback and build-to-suit transactions. Mr. Bucey went on to expand the tower model by creating portfolios in Indonesia, Myanmar, and The Netherlands.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, he served as COO and a member of the Board of Directors of Protelindo, the largest independent owner and operator of wireless infrastructure in Indonesia. Previously, Mr. Bucey was Vice President of Development at American Tower do Brasil and developed wireless networks for Nokia in several European countries.
Mr. Bucey received a bachelor’s degree in Business Economics from Miami University of Ohio in 1993.
Murray H. Case
Chairman of Scala Data Centers
Murray H. Case is an Operating Partner at DigitalBridge and Chairman of Scala Data Centers. Mr. Case has focused on Latin American digital infrastructure since 2017. Mr. Case was raised in Brazil and is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Mexico.
In addition to his responsibilities with DigitalBridge, he is currently the lead director of a Brazilian metro fiber operator and a Colombian financial software firm. He is also a director of a Mexican broadband provider. Prior, he was Chief Executive of Grupo redIT, an operator of communications networks, data centers and managed information services in Mexico and the Western U.S., until it was sold to Kio Networks in 2014. Under his leadership, Grupo redIT opened multiple new metro fiber markets, built one of the largest data center complexes in Mexico and was a leading provider of mission-critical IT services.
Prior to co-founding Grupo redIT in the late 1990’s, Mr. Case directed the banking representative office of Salomon Brothers in Mexico City, which he established in 1994. Mr. Case worked in the specialty chemical and cellular communications industries early in his career.
Mr. Case currently serves on the Board of Directors of Scala Data Centers.
Mr. Case received a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
CEO of Netomnia
Internet entrepreneur and computer scientist, Jeremy Chelot is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and the CEO of Netomnia, a Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) infrastructure provider.
Born in 1983 in Paris, Mr. Chelot’s interest in computers and the internet developed at the age of seven when he became fascinated by how computers and the internet affected how we learn, play, and live. After graduating from two universities with an MSc in Computer Science and an MSc in Telecommunications, Mr. Chelot worked with the UK’s largest internet service providers (Vodafone, O2, BT, 3 and EE). In 2014, having gained more than 10 years of experience in computing and networking, Mr. Chelot left 3 to become the CEO of Community Fibre.
Mr. Chelot left Community Fibre in 2019 to start Netomnia and YouFibre, an internet service provider in the United Kingdom., of which he is still currently the CEO. In just two and a half years, Netomnia and YouFibre have each become one of the fastest-growing infrastructure and internet service provider companies, respectively, in the UK.
President and CEO of Vantage Data Centers
Sureel Choksi is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and President and CEO of Vantage Data Centers and serves on its Board of Directors. Mr. Choksi has over 20 years of experience as an executive in the Internet infrastructure industry.
Prior to Vantage Data Centers, Mr. Choksi was an Operating Executive at Silver Lake Partners and, prior to that, CEO of Elevation Data Centers, a private equity backed roll-up vehicle. Mr. Choksi previously held several executive roles with Level 3 Communications, including Chief Marketing Officer, President of Wholesale Markets, Executive Vice President of Services, Chief Financial Officer, Group Vice President of Corporate Development and Treasurer. Prior to Level 3, Mr. Choksi worked in venture capital at TeleSoft Partners and investment banking at Gleacher & Company.
Mr. Choksi received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School, with concentrations in Finance, Accounting and Entrepreneurial Management, and a Bachelor of Applied Science from the School of Engineering and Applied Science both from the University of Pennsylvania.
President and CEO of ExteNet Systems
Rich Coyle is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and President and Chief Executive Officer of ExteNet Systems.
Mr. Coyle has over 15 years of executive management and operations track record at multiple digital infrastructure companies including Wilcon, Zayo Group (a DBRG portfolio company), and American Fiber Systems. Earlier in his career, Mr. Coyle led the growth and development strategies at IDACOMM, a subsidiary of IDACOPR, which also managed Sierra Pacific’s fiber metro network.
Mr. Coyle has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the City University of New York – Queens College. He is a recognized public speaker and participates in various thought leadership events.
Giuliano Di Vitantonio
CEO of AtlasEdge
Giuliano Di Vitantonio is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and Chief Executive Officer of AtlasEdge. Mr. Di Vitantonio has almost 30 years of experience in the IT industry, including 17 years at Hewlett-Packard, where he held a broad range of positions in R&D, strategy, consulting, business development and marketing, and four years at Cisco Systems where he was Global Vice President of Marketing for Data Center & Cloud.
Prior to joining AtlasEdge, Mr. Di Vitantonio served as Executive Vice President for the Strategy & Business Segment at Digital Realty after arriving at the company in March 2020, through the acquisition of Interxion, where he was Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer. Over the course of his career, Mr. Di Vitantonio has played a critical role in some of the most successful data center growth strategies in the industry, through a combination of strategic insights and rigorous execution of carefully planned go-to-market initiatives.
Mr. Di Vitantonio earned an Electrical Engineering degree from Alma Mater Studiorum in 1993 and received a master’s degree in Strategy/Venture Capital from London Business School in 2001.
CEO of Boingo Wireless
Mike Finley is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and CEO and member of the board of directors of Boingo Wireless. Mr. Finley has over three decades of experience in senior management roles in the telecommunications industry with Nextel, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Airtouch Cellular, Cellular One and McCaw Cellular. He is responsible for Boingo's strategic direction and leading the business into the 5G future.
Prior to Boingo, Mr. Finley served as President of North America and Australia at Qualcomm. He currently serves on the board of the CTIA, the board of the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission, and the Creighton University Board of Trustees.
Mr. Finley received a B.S. and B.A. in marketing from Creighton University and is a member of the university’s Hall of Fame. He also attended the General Manager Program in Executive Education at Harvard Business School.
Chairman of Vantage Data Centers and DataBank
Michael Foust is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and is the Chairman of Vantage Data Centers and DataBank. Mr. Foust has over 35 years of experience in institutional real estate investments, including development and portfolio management.
Prior to DigitalBridge, Mr. Foust was the Chief Executive Officer and a Director at Digital Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: DLR) from its IPO in October 2004 to March 2014. Mr. Foust was also a founder of private equity investor GI Partners in Menlo Park, CA, where he served as a Managing Director from February 2001 until DLR’s IPO in 2004. He was responsible for real asset investments at GI Partners, with an emphasis on technology related properties including data centers and telecom facilities.
Prior to the formation of GI Partners, Michael worked at CB Richard Ellis Investors Inc., UBS Asset Management, Karsten Realty Advisors and Trammell Crow Company. Prior to his real estate career, Michael participated in the origination of two related, international telecommunications companies, Consortium Communications International and Progressive Systems Inc.
He received a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Vertical Bridge
Alexander Gellman is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and the Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Vertical Bridge, the largest private owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure in the U.S. Mr. Gellman is also one of the Co-founders of Digital Bridge.
Prior to co-founding Vertical Bridge, Mr. Gellman was President and COO of Global Tower Partners, the largest privately held tower company in the U.S. Mr. Gellman was instrumental in the sale of Global Tower Partners to American Tower Corporation in 2013 for over $4.8 billion. Previously, Mr. Gellman has been involved in many successful ventures, including Sonitrol Corporation, a leading provider of verified electronic security in North America where he served as President and COO until its sale to Stanley Works.
Mr. Gellman also co-founded Apex Site Management, the largest third-party manager of wireless and wireline communications sites in the U.S. Apex merged with SpectraSite Communications to create the largest telecommunications site portfolio in the U.S. Following the merger, Mr. Gellman served as President and CEO of SpectraSite-Transco Communications, Ltd., a joint venture between SpectraSite and British Gas to develop tower sites in the U.K.
Mr. Gellman previously served as Vice President - Development and a co-founder of Horizon Cellular Group, a start-up backed by McCaw Cellular to acquire, develop and operate rural cellular franchises in the eastern U.S.
In addition to his role as a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge, Mr. Gellman serves on the Board of Directors of Highline.
Mr. Gellman received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Tufts University and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
John B. Georges
John B. Georges is an Operating Partner at DigitalBridge primarily focused on mobile private networks and new wireless technology platforms such as CBRS. Mr. Georges is considered an early pioneer in both outdoor small cells, and in-building Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS). He has authored or co-authored more than 20 original sector publications and holds 10 patents.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, he was the CEO and co-founder of NextG Networks (founded in 2001), the first outdoor small cell company utilizing the Public-Rights-of-Way to deploy outdoor DAS and small cells. Before co-founding NextG, Mr. Georges co-founded LGC Wireless, the leading provider of in-building wireless distributed antenna systems at the time and the first company to establish worldwide channel relationships in over 20 countries. Mr. Georges also is part of the founding team of QMC Telecom for their LATAM indoor DAS and outdoor small cell businesses.
Mr. Georges received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1994.
CEO of DFMG Deutsche Funkturm GmbH
Bruno Jacobfeuerborn has been CEO of DFMG Deutsche Funkturm GmbH since January 2017 including the international activities of GD Towers. In addition, he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of 1NCE GmbH since January 2018 and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of CTDI Europe since January 2011.
Mr. Jacobfeuerborn joined Deutsche Telekom AG in 1989. Two years later he became head of department for radio network planning in Hanover and, at the same time, regional head of T-Mobile in Leipzig. In this role, Mr. Jacobfeuerborn also managed the planning and development of the mobile communications network in the German regional states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. From 1995 to 1999, Mr. Jacobfeuerborn was responsible for the Technology division of the T-Mobile Northern District in Hanover and took on additional responsibility for Sales and Marketing as head of the T-Mobile Northern District in Hanover from 1999 to 2002.
From 2002 to 2007, Bruno Jacobfeuerborn was a member of the management team in his capacity as Managing Director of Technology, IT, Procurement and, until 2004, Customer Service at T-Mobile Netherlands in The Hague. At the same time, he headed the International Service Management unit at T-Mobile International. Subsequently, he was a member of the management team and Managing Director of Technology, IT and Procurement at Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa in Warsaw until June 30, 2009. Since July 1, 2009 Bruno Jacobfeuerborn has been responsible for Technology (both mobile and fixed network) in Germany and became Director of Technology at Telekom Deutschland GmbH in April 2010. In addition, Bruno Jacobfeuerborn was Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Deutsche Telekom from February 2012 until December 2017. From 2014 to 2020, he was Member of the Supervisory Board of T-Mobile US and from January 2018 until December 2022 he was CEO of Comfort Charge GmbH.
Executive Chairman of AtlasEdge
Josh Joshi is an Operating Partner at DigitalBridge and Executive Chairman of AtlasEdge. Mr. Joshi has over 20 years of experience building value in the digital infrastructure sector and has held, senior positions at several multinational companies.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Joshi served for over a decade as CFO of Interxion, a leading provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral data center solutions across EMEA, which was acquired by Digital Realty in 2019. Mr. Joshi also previously served as CFO of TeleCity plc, a pan European carrier-neutral data center business, and co-founded and served as CFO of Storm Telecommunications Limited, a private-equity-backed U.S. and pan European voice, data and network service provider. Earlier in his career, Mr. Joshi spent 8 years in professional practice as an accountant, predominantly with Arthur Andersen.
Mr. Joshi holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Imperial College, London and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
CEO of DataBank
Raul Martynek is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and the Chief Executive Officer of DataBank. Mr. Martynek has over 20 years of experience in the telecom services and Digital Infrastructure sector.
Prior to joining DataBank, he served as an Operating Partner for Digital Bridge, assisting the firm in evaluating digital infrastructure investments, including the acquisition of DataBank and Vantage.
Previously Mr. Martynek was the CEO for Net Access, LLC, a New Jersey-based data center and managed services operator, which was acquired in November 2015 by Denver-based data center operator Cologix. Prior to Net Access, he was the CEO of Voxel dot Net, Inc., a global managed hosting, and cloud company, which was acquired by Internap Network Services Corp. in early 2012.
Mr. Martynek also served as the Chief Restructuring Officer of Smart Telecom, a Dublin, Ireland-based fiber carrier which was acquired by Digiweb in 2009, in connection with his role as a Senior Advisor to Plainfield Asset Management, a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund.
Prior to Plainfield, Mr. Martynek spent 13 years with telecom and Internet provider InfoHighway Communications Corp, first as a COO of Eureka Broadband and then as President and CEO of InfoHighway. InfoHighway was acquired by Broadview Networks in 2007.
Mr. Martynek earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Binghamton University in 1988 and received a Masters’ degree in International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in 1992.
Executive Chairman of Freshwave
Graham Payne is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and serves as the Executive Chairman of The FreshWave Group (“FreshWave”).
In 2014, Mr. Payne co-founded Opencell, the UK’s first carrier-approved indoor mobile signal service provider and the first to be able to deliver in-building coverage from all four mobile network operators using small cells. In November 2018, DigitalBridge acquired Opencell and merged it with Stratto, a specialist in-building DAS provider. Mr. Payne led the merged business, strattoOpencell, as Chief Executive Officer. He guided the acquisitions of tower company Spyder Facilities Ltd, as well as leading small cell outdoor and radio service provider iWireless Solutions, before transitioning to the role of FreshWave’s Executive Chairman in the beginning of 2020.
Mr. Payne has long been at the heart of the mobile industry, having been involved in the inception of GSM in the 1990’s. He worked as the Planning and Deployment Director for T-Mobile in the UK and Rollout Manager for the T-Mobile International.
In 2007, Mr. Payne took a leading role in negotiating the largest network consolidation agreement in the world at that time. Following this successful negotiation, he was asked to establish and become Managing Director of MBNL, the joint venture between EE and Three. The consolidation was successfully consummated in October 2010 and continues to deliver significant benefits to its shareholders today. After leaving MBNL in 2014, Mr. Payne provided executive consultancy on network sharing and radio network projects, including executive level support to Vodafone on the Beacon project with Telefonica and CTIL, which helped transform delivery and enable large scale 4G rollout for both.
Mr. Payne serves on the Board of Directors of FreshWave and is a valued adviser to numerous global mobile connectivity groups.
CEO of Scala Data Centers
Marcos Peigo is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge, and the CEO of Scala Data Centers, a Latin American data center platform. Mr. Peigo has over 20 years of experience as a technology and communications infrastructure executive based in Brazil.
Mr. Peigo has significant executive management experience in Latin America, including, most recently, as Vice President of Value Creation at IBM Latin America, where he was responsible for Industry Solutions and Business Development, Architecture and Innovation teams across the region; CEO of Solvo S/A, an IT infrastructure services company focused on complex solutions; Chief Operating Officer of UOLDIVEO, including the management of their data center and managed services business based in Sao Paulo, Brazil; and a partner and Board member of Automatos International Ltd, a company providing automation and management for IT assets. Previously, Mr. Peigo was also the founder of Lemniscata Ventures, a Brazilian privately held advisory and investment firm focused on companies that have intensive use of technology as its core.
Mr. Peigo studied Electrical Engineering and Economics at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo and is Certified in ISO20000, ITIL (v1-2-3) and COBIT.
Chairman of Beanfield Metroconnect
Dave Pistacchio is an Operating Partner at DigitalBridge and Chairman of Beanfield Metroconnect, working with the investment team to evaluate, manage and operate new digital infrastructure investments, with a specific focus on fiber assets. With over 35 years in leadership positions in the telecommunication and media industries focusing on technology and operations, Mr. Pistacchio has built a reputation as a experienced executive who can lead organizations to operational excellence.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Pistacchio served as President at Cablevision Lightpath Inc., a New York based $375 million telecom company, where he led the company through 12 years of significant growth; growing revenue, earnings, and free cash flow, while achieving industry recognition for innovation and operational excellence.
Prior to that, at Cablevision Systems Corporation, a $17 billion publicly traded media company, Mr. Pistacchio built and ran a large multi-faceted Information Technology organization that supported rapid growth in its Cable Television, Telecom, Media, Sports, Arena, Retail and Theater businesses. While there, he was responsible for delivering many industry “firsts” by effectively applying technology to business challenges.
In addition to his advisory role with DigitalBridge, Mr. Pistacchio serves on the Board of Directors of Zayo Group Holdings, Aptum Technologies, Beanfield Metroconnect (where he serves as Executive Chairman) and Storyleaders LLC.
Brokaw Price is an Operating Partner at DigitalBridge, primarily focused on evaluating new greenfield hyperscale developments and generating strategic leasing relationships with global hyperscale customers across DigitalBridge’s entire portfolio. Mr. Price has over 20 years of professional experience in developing and managing all aspects of global infrastructure strategy for market leading internet properties and content providers. He is an industry leader with success in cultivating, guiding, and closing complex network co-location, peering and network cost reduction focused negotiations.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Price served as Vice President at EdgeConneX. He leveraged his expertise in the hyperscaler and edge data center industry to help grow the EdgeConneX core business through identifying, developing, and executing on strategies and initiatives to support the ongoing expansion of the cloud.
Prior to EdgeConneX, Mr. Price was a Principal at Amazon, where he managed the New or Core Region International Business Development team and focused on identifying immediate and long-term strategic business expansion opportunities and initiatives for key cloud computing markets/regions for AWS. He managed and closed multiple complex co-location, metropolitan and transit network agreements in foreign and domestic markets as lead development negotiator, responsible for closing $1.6 billion contract value and approaching $3 billion total contract value under his management. Prior to Amazon, Mr. Price was responsible for contract execution and site selection for Yahoo!’s Global exchange points and Network co-location facilities. In addition, Mr. Price has held various roles in the telecommunications sector throughout his career.
Mr. Brokaw received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
CEO & President of Aptum Technologies
Ian Rae is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and the CEO and President of Aptum. Prior to taking on global leadership at Aptum in 2023, Ian was the founder and CEO of CloudOps, a cloud consulting, managed services, and software company focused on cloud native platforms, open source and DevOps since 2005. He joined the Aptum executive team through the acquisition of CloudOps in January 2023.
Prior to CloudOps, Mr. Rae was the VP engineering at Coradiant, a startup in web application performance management acquired by BMC. He is also the founder of cloud.ca, the original Canadian cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) focused on data residency, privacy and security requirements. Recently acquired, cloud.ca is now Hypertec Cloud. Earlier in his career, Mr. Rae was the CIO at Canderel Management.
Mr. Rae is a member of the board of directors for Genome Canada and Air Transat, and a member of the Digital Industries Table for the Government of Canada. He is also a member of the Canadian Council of Innovators.
Mr. Rae holds a B.Sc. Hon. in Biology from McGill University in evolutionary genetics.
JP Rosato is an Operating Partner at DigitalBridge, primarily focused on developing opportunities with large enterprise customers across our converged ecosystem of portfolio companies. Mr. Rosato has over 30 years of extensive design, engineering and operations experience within large, complex technology environments. In cooperation with his network of C-level partners, Mr. Rosato has developed and defined a host of innovative services, monetization strategies for technology assets and investments, and groundbreaking partnerships between enterprises and providers.
Prior to joining DigitalBridge, Mr. Rosato was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CS Technology. Mr. Rosato provided the vision and executive leadership that enabled CST to change the paradigm for technology advisory services delivery that redefined the space and attracted global 2000 customers resulting in the acquisition of CST by Accenture in June 2021.
Founder & CEO of Switch
Rob Roy is a Senior Advisor of Digital Bridge, Founder & CEO of Switch. In the year 2000, with a background in business leadership, engineering, commercial development and technology, Rob Roy converged his areas of expertise to create Switch, offering advanced technology ecosystems and the combined services and solutions inherent to those environments. In Rob Roy’s mission to redesign and redefine every aspect of the data center, he has developed more than 700 patent and patent-pending claims. These designs are manifested in industry-renowned Switch SUPERNAP data centers.
As a founder, design engineer and inventor in the technology industry, he has not only designed the largest and most advanced technology ecosystems in the world, but his stamp of innovation and attention to detail can be witnessed across many data center verticals including advanced resiliency, high-density and sustainable architecture and design. Rob Roy’s standard of excellence, leadership and vision is reflected and utilized throughout the modern data center industry.
Daniel E. Seiner
CEO of Andean Telecom Partners
Daniel E. Seiner is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and the Chief Executive Officer of Andean Telecom Partners (“ATP”), and previously held the same role at Torres Unidas, which was acquired by ATP in December 2017. Mr. Seiner has extensive experience in the telecommunications and media sectors. He is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Hebrew.
Prior to Torres Unidas, Mr. Seiner served as Chief Executive Officer of Torrecom Partners LLC and served as Managing Director at Ladenburg Thalmann & Company. He also served as Managing Director at BroadSpan Capital.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Seiner led the Latin American Telecommunications investment banking practice group at J.P. Morgan Chase, where he was responsible for origination and execution of advisory and capital raising. While at J.P. Morgan, Mr. Seiner executed over 20 advisory transactions in excess value of US$25 billion and over US$3 billion in capital raising.
He received his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
CEO and Founder of EdgePoint Infrastructure
Suresh Sidhu is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of EdgePoint Infrastructure, a wireless towers platform focused on the high growth markets of Southeast Asia. Mr. Sidhu has more than 25 years of experience spanning senior leadership, operations, and strategy across Asia in the telecommunications sector.
Prior to founding EdgePoint, Mr. Sidhu was Chief Executive Officer of edotco Group, an integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company providing end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector across Asia. During his 6-year tenor, Mr. Sidhu grew edotco’s tower count and key financial metrics four-fold and expanded its operations from 3 to 8 countries.
Prior to joining edotco, Mr. Sidhu held multiple senior positions across the Asian telecommunications sector including Chief Corporate & Operations Officer at Celcom, Group Chief Officer Enterprise & Global at Dialog Axiata and Senior Vice President, Business Development of Axiata. In these roles, he had been deeply involved in both enterprise transformation and change efforts, as well as end-to-end operational management of cellular networks, including Malaysia’s largest network. Mr Sidhu also has previous experience in telecoms M&A and spent several years with the Boston Consulting Group in Southeast Asia and Toronto.
Mr. Sidhu received an MBA from INSEAD, and a Bachelor of Arts in Natural Science from the University of Cambridge.
CEO of Zayo
Steve Smith is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and the Chief Executive Officer at Zayo, the leading independent provider of communications infrastructure. Steve has over 30 years of expertise as a global leader in the technology sector and a deep background in managing market leading technology businesses.
Most recently, Steve was a Managing Director at GI Partners, a leading private investment firm. From 2007 – 2018, he served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Equinix, the largest data center company globally. Under his leadership, Equinix grew from $2 billion to $34 billion in market value, while revenue increased from $400 million to $4.4 billion. Equinix also successfully integrated 21 acquisitions over 10 years representing over $25 billion in organic and inorganic investments during his tenure. Prior to Equinix, Steve served as Senior Vice President of HP Services, where he was responsible for management of the organization’s Consulting and Integration, Managed Services, and Technology Deployment and Support business groups. Previously, Steve served as Senior Vice President of Global Professional and Managed Services at Lucent Technologies. He has also held various management and sales positions during his 16 years with Electronic Data Systems Corporation, including Chief Sales Officer, President of EDS Asia-Pacific, and President of EDS Western Region.
Steve currently serves on the Board of Directors of Zayo and NextDC, a publicly traded data center company in Australia, and formerly served on the Boards of NetApp, F5 Networks, and Flexential.
Steve had a successful eight-year career in the U.S. Army where, among other roles, he was aide-de-camp to the office of the Commander in Chief of the U.S. Armed Forces in the Pacific. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and holds a B.S. in Engineering.
CEO of Mexico Telecom Partners
Jose Sola is a Senior Advisor to DigitalBridge and the Chief Executive Officer of Mexico Telecom Partners.
Prior to Mexico Telecom Partners, Mr. Sola was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development – Latin American for Global Tower Partners (GTP) and successfully led GTP’s expansion into Mexico and Costa Rica, where he was involved in growing and consolidating the operations in those markets.
Mr. Sola began his career in telecommunications in 1994 when he joined Telefonica, the leading provider of telecommunication services in Europe and Latin America. While at Telefonica, Mr. Sola held various management and executive positions in M&A and Corporate Development in Madrid and Miami and he was involved in the international expansion of Telefonica across Latin America. Prior to joining Telefonica, he worked in the international division of ENDESA, one of the largest Spanish utility companies, performing financial due diligence of acquisitions in Portugal.
Mr. Sola holds a Bachelor of Business Science degree in Economics and Finance from the Universidad de Granada – Spain.