Ben Jenkins is Chief Investment Officer of Digital Colony. Mr. Jenkins is also the Co-Founder of Digital Bridge Holdings and the former Chairman of GTP. In July 2019, Digital Bridge was acquired by Colony Capital to become the premier platform for digital infrastructure and real estate investment. 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 12 years at Blackstone, Mr. Jenkins led over a dozen private equity investments (including GTP) 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 currently serves on the Board of Directors of Digita, ExteNet, Mexico Tower Partners and Vertical Bridge.
Mr. Jenkins received a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Stanford University in 1993 and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School in 1999.