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Zayo Group Holdings Inc (ZAYO.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Matthew Steinfort

48 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Jack Waters

52 2017 Chief Technology Officer, President of Fiber Solutions

Sandi Mays

50 2018 Chief Customer Experience, Information Officer

Phil Mottram

2017 Chief Revenue Officer

Daniel Caruso

55 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Connor

68 2010 Independent Director

Scott Drake

51 Independent Director

Donald Gips

58 2013 Independent Director

Steven Kaplan

58 2017 Independent Director

Cathy Morris

60 2017 Independent Director

Linda Rottenberg

49 2014 Independent Director

Yancey Spruill

50 2018 Independent Director

Emily White

40 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Matthew Steinfort

Mr. Matthew W. Steinfort is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Steinfort joined Zayo as executive vice president, Corporate Strategy, Development, & Administration in November 2016. His responsibilities included operational finance, investor relations, treasury, M&A, strategy, real estate and people operations. Mr. Steinfort joined Zayo from Envysion, a video intelligence SaaS company founded by Caruso and Steinfort, where he was CEO for 10 years. Prior to Envysion, he was senior vice president of Corporate Strategy at ICG Communications and held a variety of vice president roles at Level 3 Communications, including Consumer Voice, Corporate Strategy and Development, and Softswitch Strategy and Finance. Earlier in his career, Mr. Steinfort held positions at management consultancy Bain & Company and IT consultancy Cambridge Technology Partners. Mr. Steinfort received a bachelor's of science in civil engineering and operations research from Princeton University and an MBA from the MIT-Sloan School of Management.

Jack Waters

Mr. Jack Waters is the Chief Technology Officer & President of Fiber Solutions of the Company. Mr. Waters is the Chief Technology Officer, President-Network Solutions of the Company. In this role, he oversees global technology and network strategy and execution. Prior to joining the Company, he was Chief Technology Officer at Level 3 Communications, a multinational telecommunications and internet service provider company, from January 2008 to August 2016. He joined Level 3 in 1997 and held numerous leadership roles within that company. Before joining Level 3, Mr. Waters served as an executive staff member for MCI Communications, Inc. with responsibility for network architecture, design and implementation. He was an original member of the team responsible for InternetMCI, the company’s initial Internet service. Prior to MCI, Mr. Waters served as director of engineering and operations for SURAnet, the Southeastern University Research and Academic Network. Mr. Waters serves on the FCC’s Technical Advisory Council and the board of directors for the Colorado Technology Association. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.

Sandi Mays

Ms. Sandi Mays is the Chief Customer Experience and Information Officer of the Company. Ms. Mays is a co-founder, and is Chief Customer Experience and Information Officer at the Company. Ms. Mays' passion is providing an effortless customer experience for both internal and external customers. Prior to joining Zayo, Ms. Mays served in various management positions at ICG Communications, Level 3 Communications, MFS Telecom, WorldCom, Focus Enterprises and Northern Trust. Ms. Mays is a champion for diversity in the tech community and serves on the Board of the Latino Leadership Institute, the Salesforce CIO Advisory Board and the Denver Metro Chamber Economic Development Executive Committee. She is also a patron/supporter of the Denver Art Museum, the Colorado Ballet, Denver Performing Arts Center and Greenhouse scholars and an active member of many minority and diverse charities. In 2016, Ms. Mays was named Women in Comms Leading Lights: Most Inspiring Woman in Comms. Ms. Mays earned a B.S. (magna cum laude) in Finance from DePaul University. In 2018, Ms. Mays won the Latina's First Trailblazer Award and was named by the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce as of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Colorado.

Phil Mottram

Mr. Phil Mottram is the Chief Revenue Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Zayo, Mottram served as the enterprise business unit director at Vodafone UK, was a member of the Vodafone UK board and responsible for P&L. Prior to joining Vodafone UK, Mottram was the CEO of CSL, Hong Kong's leading mobile operator, majority owned by Telstra Group. While at Telstra, Mottram was executive director, with responsibility for global sales, marketing and pricing. Mottram's career also includes sales leadership roles at BT, Sprint and AT&T UK.

Daniel Caruso

Mr. Daniel P. Caruso is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. Mr. Caruso is one of Zayo’s cofounders, has served as Chief Executive Officer and Director since Zayo’s inception in 2007 and is the Chairman of the Board. Between 2004 and 2006, Mr. Caruso was President and CEO of ICG Communications, Inc. (“ICG”). In 2004, he led a buyout of ICG and took it private. In 2006, ICG was sold to Level 3 Communications, Inc. (“Level 3”). Prior to ICG, Mr. Caruso was one of the founding executives of Level 3, and served as their Group Vice President from 1997 through 2003 where he was responsible for Level 3’s engineering, construction, and operations organization and most of its lines of business and marketing functions at different times. Prior to Level 3, Mr. Caruso was a member of the MFS Communications Company, Inc. (“MFS Communications”) senior management team. He began his career at Illinois Bell Telephone Company, a former subsidiary of Ameritech Corporation. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois.

Richard Connor

Mr. Richard Webster Connor is an Independent Director of Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. Mr. Connor is currently retired. Prior to his retirement in 2009, he was an audit partner with KPMG LLP where he served clients in the telecommunications, media and energy industries for 38 years. From 1996 to 2008, he served as the Managing Partner of KPMG’s Denver office. Mr. Connor earned his B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Colorado. Mr. Connor is a member of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Antero Resources Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas corporation and Antero Resources Midstream Management LLC, the general partner of Antero Midstream Partners LP, a master limited partnership formed by Antero Resources Corporation. Mr. Connor is also a member of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Centerra Gold, Inc., a Toronto based gold mining company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Connor was appointed Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee as a result of his extensive technical accounting and auditing background, knowledge of SEC filing requirements and experience with telecommunications clients.

Scott Drake

Mr. Scott Drake is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Drake has served as President and CEO of ViewRay, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRAY), a medical device manufacturer, since July 2018. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of medical device manufacturer, The Spectranetics Corporation (NASDAQ: SPNC) from 2011 to 2017. Prior to joining Spectranetics, Mr. Drake served as Senior Vice President, Operations, of DaVita, Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading U.S. provider of kidney care and dialysis. Previously, Mr. Drake spent 17 years in several leadership positions within numerous health care business units at Covidien. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Drake was Global Business Unit President, Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions. He is Chairman of the Boards of AtriCure (NASDAQ: ATRC) and Just Right Surgical and serves on the board of directors of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA). Mr. Drake graduated from the Miami University of Ohio with a Bachelor of Science in Business.

Donald Gips

Mr. Donald H. Gips is an Independent Director of the Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. experience in the telecommunications industry. Mr. Gips served as the United States Ambassador to South Africa from July 2009 until January 2013 and is currently a Partner at the Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm. He also serves as a Senior Advisor to the Blackstone Group and serves on the Boards of Omnispace, Nextnav and Black Rhino. He is also the chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-South Africa Business Council. Mr. Gips served as assistant to President Obama on the Presidential Transition Team and then served in the White House, where he ran the office of Presidential Personnel. Mr. Gips previously served in the White House during the Clinton administration, working as Chief Domestic Policy Advisor to Vice President Al Gore. From 1998-2008, Mr. Gips was Group Vice President of Global Corporate Development for Level 3 Communications. Mr. Gips also served as Chief of the International Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission where he was responsible for WTO negotiations and spectrum policy. Before entering government, he was a management consultant to Fortune 500 companies at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Gips received an MBA from the Yale School of Management where he was recently honored as a Donaldson Fellow and received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University. Mr. Gips was appointed Director as a result of his extensive experience in the telecommunications industry.

Steven Kaplan

Dr. Steven N. Kaplan is an Independent Director of the company. Dr. Kaplan is the Neubauer family distinguished service professor of entrepreneurship and finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he has taught since 1988. He is a well-known researcher in the areas of private equity, venture capital, entrepreneurial finance, executive compensation and corporate finance. Kaplan teaches MBA courses, with a focus on entrepreneurial finance and corporate governance, and he was named one of the top 12 business school teachers in the country by BusinessWeek . Professor Kaplan has published papers in numerous academic and business journals and is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Kaplan earned a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University and an AB in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Harvard College.

Cathy Morris

Ms. Cathy Morris is an Independent Director of the company since November 2017. Ms. Morris serves as senior vice president and chief strategy officer for Arrow Electronics, Inc. ("Arrow"), a publicly-traded global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Ms. Morris leads strategic initiatives for Arrow, including global merger and acquisition activity. Ms. Morris has worked at Arrow for over 20 years in progressively senior roles including president of Arrow's enterprise computing solutions segment, vice president of North American support services operations, vice president of finance and support services for the enterprise computing solutions business, and vice president of corporate development. Ms. Morris came to Arrow through its acquisition of Anthem Electronics, where she was vice president of finance and corporate controller. Prior to joining Arrow, Ms. Morris held various financial leadership roles in the banking and manufacturing industries. From 2014 to 2015 she served as a member of the board of directors and chair of the audit committee for GrafTech International Holdings Inc. a manufacturing company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. She received her bachelor's degree in finance from Colorado State University and completed Harvard Business School's General Management Program.

Linda Rottenberg

Ms. Linda Rottenberg is an Independent Director of Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. Ms. Rottenberg is co-founder and chief executive officer of Endeavor Global, Inc., a global entrepreneurship movement founded in 1997. Ms. Rottenberg also leads Endeavor Catalyst LP Funds I and II, rules-based funds that invest in Endeavor Entrepreneurs. In addition to her responsibilities at Endeavor, Ms. Rottenberg is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and serves on the entrepreneurship steering committee of the World Economic Forum. Ms. Rottenberg earned a law degree at Yale Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University. Ms. Rottenberg was appointed Director as a result of her extensive experience in entrepreneurship, innovation, business development and leadership.

Yancey Spruill

Mr. Yancey L. Spruill is Independent Director of the Company. Yancey Spruill is CFO and COO of SendGrid, where he is responsible for financial and operational performance. Yancey’s career has spanned multiple businesses and industries in both technology and services. In his previous roles as an engineer, investment banker and operating executive of a public company, he successfully directed over $25B in capital-raising transactions and acquisitions. Prior to SendGrid, Yancey served as the CFO of TwentyEighty, a business focused on corporate training and prior to that served as the CFO of DigitalGlobe, where he led the company’s revenue growth from $60M to over $650M and spearheaded its 2009 public offering on the NYSE. Yancey holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College, where he currently sits on the advisory board to the MBA program.

Emily White

Ms. Emily C. White is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. White joins the Zayo board after most recently serving as the chief operating officer at Snapchat, Inc., a photo messaging application, from 2014 through 2015. Prior to joining Snapchat, she held several leadership roles at Facebook from 2010 to 2013, including director of local business operations, director of mobile business operations, and head of business operations for Instagram. White also held several leadership roles at Google over a nine-year span beginning in 2001. She has served on the board of lululemon, a public athletic apparel retailer, since 2011 and on the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT), a non-profit coalition working to increase the participation of girls and women in computing and technology, since 2008. She is also a board advisor to Hyperloop One, and advisor to VSCO, Inc. White received her B.A. in Art History from Vanderbilt University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Matthew Steinfort

2,359,680

Jack Waters

3,979,090

Sandi Mays

--

Phil Mottram

--

Daniel Caruso

7,335,440

Richard Connor

336,000

Scott Drake

--

Donald Gips

342,000

Steven Kaplan

297,000

Cathy Morris

342,000

Linda Rottenberg

288,000

Yancey Spruill

--

Emily White

264,000
As Of  30 Jun 2018