Network-neutral interconnection, ecosystem and hyperscale edge data center company, Cologix, has appointed Ken desGarennes to the Cologix Board of Directors, effective August 10, 2020. Mr. desGarennes is a 10-year veteran of Zayo Group, where he led 45 acquisitions and the company’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 2014.
Ken desGarennes is a Senior Operating Partner with Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners and supports Stonepeak’s investments in communications infrastructure.
desGarennes served for ten years as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Zayo Group, overseeing all financial operations of the business and financial deals. In 2011, he was recognized by the Denver Business Journal as CFO of the Year for his work with Zayo.
“Ken brings more than 20 years of executive experience in communications and technology to the Cologix Board of Directors,” said Bill Fathers, Cologix’s CEO & Chairman. “He is a recognized financial leader with tremendous business acumen and was instrumental in leading Zayo’s corporate growth strategies. We expect Ken’s connectivity background to provide valuable insights to the Cologix team as we grow our interconnection platform to support digital transformations.”
Prior to Zayo, desGarennes served as CFO at Wire One Communications. desGarennes received his B.S. in finance from the University of Maryland in College Park.
Cologix provides secured and scalable hyperscale edge data center solutions from 30 prime interconnection hubs and 4 hyperscale capacity facilities across 10 strategic North American markets.