Dan Caruso is President and CEO of Zayo Group, a telecommunications and bandwidth infrastructure company based in Boulder, CO. Zayo has eclipsed $1.1 billion in revenue and $600 million in EBITDA, leading to an estimated enterprise value in the vicinity of $6 billion.
Dan also helped found Envysion, where he was an angel investor and served as chairman from 2006 to 2013. Between 2004 and 2006, Dan was the President and CEO of ICG Communications. ICG was sold to Level 3 Communications for $170M, resulting in a total distribution to the buyout group and management team of over $225M and a return on investment of 25x. Prior to IGC, Dan was one of the founding executives of Level 3 Communications.
Dan is an active supporter of the University of Colorado-Boulder. He co-teaches Entrepreneurship and the Private Equity Process in the Leeds MBA Program. He is on the Entrepreneurship Initiative Advisory Board of Silicon Flatirons, a center for law, technology, and entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado, as well as board member of Startup Colorado.
Dan has an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Illinois.