Warren Roll is a Managing Director at Digital Colony. Mr. Roll has more than 23 years of experience in global private equity, mergers and acquisitions, asset management and operations across a broad range of industry sectors. Mr. Roll helps lead the fiber and small cell strategy at Digital Colony and is responsible for the identification, evaluation, consummation, and management of new investments with a specific focus on fiber, indoor and outdoor small cell networks, tower infrastructure and related assets and business.
Prior to joining Digital Colony in 2014, Mr. Roll was a Senior Director at Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) where he led TMT and healthcare sector initiatives in the private equity group. Mr. Roll helped build the private equity direct investing program including being actively involved in the management of Telesat, one of the largest global satellite operators. Mr. Roll also played a leading role in PSP’s first, and one of the largest ever, public-to-private transactions. Prior to PSP Investments, Mr. Roll worked at BMO Financial Group and Desjardins Securities in mergers and acquisitions, as a member of the team advising companies in North America on transactions across various industries with a focus on telecommunications, media and technology.
Mr. Roll has a leading role in the Zayo Group investment and serves on the Board of Directors of Allstream, Digita and ExteNet Systems.
Mr. Roll received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in 1998 and an MBA with honors in 2001 from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.