Ben Jenkins is the Co-Founder and Chairman of Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC and the former Chairman of Global Tower Partners (GTP). Prior to forming Digital Bridge, Mr. Jenkins was a Senior Managing Director and head of the Hong Kong office for The Blackstone Group. During his twelve years at Blackstone, Mr. Jenkins led over a dozen private equity investments across a range of industries and geographies, including telecommunications deals in developed and emerging markets. He was named one of the Top Dealmakers under 40 by Private Equity International.
In 2005, Mr. Jenkins initiated the GTP transaction for Blackstone and spearheaded a more than quintupling of the business in just three years. He also pioneered the REIT structure and securitization financing for private tower companies. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Jenkins was an associate at Saunders, Karp and Megrue (now Apax) and a financial analyst at Morgan Stanley. He is a graduate with distinction of Harvard Business School and earned a BA with honors from Stanford University.