Zayo C-Founder Honored as CIO of the Year

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) Co-Founder, Chief Customer Experience and Information Officer Sandi Mays was presented with the Colorado Technology Association (CTA) APEX Award for CIO of the Year, the company said.

The APEX Awards recognize Colorado´s technology excellence, highlighting remarkable leaders and innovators. Since 2001, CTA has hosted this prestigious event to bring together the community and celebrate the exceptional people, companies and accomplishments of the year. The APEX outstanding Chief Information Officer has demonstrated considerable ingenuity in an IT team and implementing technology projects that demonstrably improve the effectiveness of their organization.

Mays, who was a member of Zayo´s founding team in 2007, leads customer success, business intelligence, digital innovation, technology solutions, IT architecture, IT operations, application development and support. She also oversees Tranzact, the company´s innovative ecommerce and sales enablement platform that enables customers to order and manage services in real time. Over the course of her career at Zayo, Mays has been responsible for retiring hundreds of legacy systems from 45 acquisitions to a unified cloud-based Salesforce CRM and operating system.

Zayo Group Holdings provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world´s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo´s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. For more information, visit