Marc C. Ganzi is a Founder and CEO of Digital Bridge Holdings, a leading global investor and owner of mobile and internet infrastructure. Since its inception in 2013, Digital Bridge has raised over $6.5 billion of debt and equity capital to acquire and invest in the development of communications infrastructure businesses, including DataBank, Vantage Data Centers, ExteNet Systems, Vertical Bridge, Andean Tower Partners and Mexico Tower Partners. Mr. Ganzi is widely recognized as a leading visionary and entrepreneur driving communications infrastructure deployment across the Americas.
Prior to Digital Bridge, Mr. Ganzi was the sole founder and CEO of Global Tower Partners (GTP), which grew from its inception in 2003 to become the largest privately-owned tower company in the US at the time of its sale to American Tower Corporation in 2013 for $4.8 billion. At GTP, Mr. Ganzi led the Company on its impressive growth trajectory by executing on a series of strategic acquisitions, innovative build-to-suit agreements with wireless carriers and ground-breaking financings in the credit markets.
Prior to the formation of Global Tower Partners, Mr. Ganzi worked as a consulting partner for DB Capital Partners in New York City from 2000 to 2002 where he was tasked with overseeing the institution's investments in the Latin American tower sector. Prior to his tenure at DB Capital, Mr. Ganzi was the President and co-founder of Apex Site Management, the largest third party manager of wireless and wireline communication sites in the United States. Apex merged with SpectraSite Communications in 2000 to create the largest telecommunications site portfolio in the United States at the time. Mr. Ganzi was also a co-founder of Eureka Broadband Corporation, a leading provider of high-speed data and telephony services to major office buildings in the United States.
Mr. Ganzi also enjoyed a successful tenure for the U.S. Department of Commerce's Foreign Commercial Service Department as an assistant Commercial Attaché in Madrid, Spain in 1990. In addition, Mr. Ganzi served as a Presidential Intern in the White House for the Bush administration in the Office of Special Activities and Initiatives for the Honorable Stephen M. Studdert in 1989. Mr. Ganzi holds a BS from the Wharton School of Business. He is a member of the Wireless Infrastructure Associations (WIA) and the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO).
Mr. Ganzi currently sits on the boards of: DataBank, Vantage Data Centers, ExteNet Systems, Vertical Bridge and Andean Tower Partners.