Jeff Ginsberg is a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer at Digital Bridge and Digital Colony, where he is also a Member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Ginsberg is charged with executing Digital Bridge's global growth strategy and oversees the firm's legal, tax, finance, administration, compliance, and marketing affairs. He has more than 30 years of entrepreneurial and executive experience in telecom infrastructure, real estate, and private equity sectors.
Prior to joining Digital Bridge in January 2017, Mr. Ginsberg was a Managing Director and Operating Partner of Mistral Equity Partners, a consumer-focused private equity fund where he led the firm’s investments in the Canadian wireless distribution sector and served as interim CEO of several portfolio companies undergoing transition.
Before joining Mistral, Mr. Ginsberg was Executive Chairman of InfoHighway Communications, a telecommunications services provider serving business customers in the Northeast U.S., and CEO and Co-Founder of its predecessor company, Eureka Broadband Corporation. Under his leadership, the companies completed ten successful M&A transactions as part of an industry roll-up, raised $200 million in private capital, implemented an aggressive balance sheet and operational restructuring, and successfully sold the business in May 2007 to Broadview Networks.
Prior to co-founding Eureka Broadband, Mr. Ginsberg was Co-Founder, and Executive Chairman of Apex Site, which was sold to SpectraSite and was, at the time of its sale, the country's leading real estate telecommunications site management firm.
Mr. Ginsberg is also the Co-Founder of Horizon Cellular Group (in partnership with McCaw Cellular) which grew to become one of the 20 largest cellular system operators in the country.
Prior to Horizon, Mr. Ginsberg co-founded and was a Principal at First Eastern Merchant Banking Group, an investment banking and venture capital firm. Previously he was an Associate in the Investment Banking Department of Janney Montgomery Scott in Philadelphia.
Mr. Ginsberg received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated cum laude.
Mr. Ginsberg is currently a Board Member of Vantage Data Centers, Peer 1 and StrattoOpencell.