Removing Latency Byte by Byte With Ginna Raahauge, EVP and CIO, Zayo Group

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Think for a minute about the millions of photos, messages, and videos flying around the world every second. Behind all of that data lies a company like Zayo Group, which provides communications infrastructure. At the helm of reducing latency, securing data, and driving innovation is EVP and CIO, Ginna Raahauge. Tune in as she brings her 28 years of experience as a CIO and CTO to this insightful conversation.

Tune in to learn:

  • What is on the horizon for low latency data-center connectivity (04:41) 
  • What CIOs really want (08:47) 
  • How to adapt to increasing consumption and demand (20:34)
  • How Ginna continues to drive innovation at Zayo (21:32)
  • How to powering digital twin experiences and how to growing demand in multiple verticles (29:25) 
  • The unplanned evolution of Ginna’s career in tech (34:32) 


About the Guest:

BIO: Ginna Raahauge is Chief Information Officer at Zayo. In this role, she oversees IT operations, provides strategic direction for the company’s enterprise systems, and delivers IT solutions to drive operational excellence and innovation.

Ginna brings more than 28 years of experience as a CIO and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for global organizations from pre-IPO to Fortune 100 companies. Prior to Zayo, she served as an executive in solution and sales engineering for Amazon Web Services (AWS), leading teams who work with start-ups to enterprises, covering everything from infrastructure to application development. She previously served as CTO and SVP of strategy, architecture, and mergers, and acquisitions for Catholic Health Initiatives.

Ginna currently serves as a technology advisory board member for Greylock Partners. She previously served on the advisory board of Sutter Hill Ventures and as a board member for Great Minds in STEM, a non-profit whose mission was to ensure the success of the science, technology, and engineering workforce of the future.

Ginna is a co-founder of an angel investment firm, specializing in bringing capital to demographics that have historically been ignored.

This episode is a special part of our technology in communications series.
Check out our episodes with:
Phenix Real Time Solutions https://youtu.be/c0-97798P4U
Comcast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6Judy2YqtE
Zayo Group https://youtu.be/Vu080hl_CmQ
Axis Communications https://youtu.be/CuyfwpQjOsI

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