Mr. Rajiv Datta has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry focused on the global fibre-based networking, cloud & data centre ecosystem. He was, until recently, Chief Operating Officer at Colt Technology Services where he was responsible for all day-to-day operations, product & technology evolution as well as strategy formulation and execution for the company. Prior to Colt, Mr. Datta held various senior executive roles, most notably including 14 years at AboveNet Communications where as Chief Operating Officer he was responsible for all key functions of the company through a significant transformation. Mr. Datta was instrumental in the restructuring of AboveNet out of bankruptcy and its significant growth leading up to its successful $2.2 billion sale to Zayo in 2012. Mr. Datta holds a B.S. and M.S. in Engineering from Rutgers University and is a member of Tau Beta Pi, the National Engineering Honors Society.