Proven Experts Extending Edge Infrastructure in Network Growth Markets

Deep Edge Realty delivers location-focused interconnection solutions through a deepened edge portfolio in Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets, driving ecosystem-wide cost reductions and improving network performance for businesses and end-users in the markets we serve.

Board of Directors

Deep Edge is led by a team of industry innovators and thought leaders, all of whom are dedicated to driving an even deeper edge that better meets the on-demand content needs of today and tomorrow. Paired with our Board of Directors — each bringing keen insight backed by in-depth knowledge of technology and communications — Deep Edge is poised to bring critical advantages to market for customers and drive new growth for distributed ecosystems.

Bill Cook


Bill Cook is a venture partner with Columbia Capital and serves as executive chairman of BandwidthIG, XenithIG, and on the boards of VivacityIG and TerraPact.  He is the founder and former CEO of SummitIG.  Bill focuses most of his time working with management teams deploying and operating bandwidth infrastructure.  He also serves as chairman of the Mississippi ITS Board and the Southeast Biotechnology Collaborative.  Bill received his B. A. from the University of Mississippi.

Jim Fleming

Board Member

Jim is currently the managing partner at Columbia Capital where he has been a partner since 1994. Jim focuses on investments in communications services, primarily in wireless, telecom, satellite, and media sectors. To date, Columbia Capital has invested in over 175 companies, ranging from small, early-stage investments to multibillion-dollar public companies. Jim received his B.A. from Stanford University.

Patrick Hendy

Board Member

Patrick is a partner at Columbia Capital. He joined the firm in 2002 and focuses on investments in internet infrastructure, primarily in data center operators and related services. He’s been closely involved with Columbia’s investments in Cologix, Virtustream, CPG, Teraco, New Signature, and Presidio. Patrick received his B.A. in from Vanderbilt University.

Jay Markley

Board Member

Jay is Managing Partner of Bear Creek Capital Management, an investment company focused on communications software and services. He is a board member of Charter Communications, InterDigital, and numerous private companies in the communications industry. Jay received his B.A from Washington & Lee University and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Graham Williams

Board Member

Graham Williams is the Chief Investment Officer for Tract, a data center land acquisition and development company.  Prior to joining Tract, Graham was the Chief Operating Officer for Cologix leading operations, construction, commercial management, and strategy. He has over 18 years of experience in the data center, communication, Internet, content delivery and video industries. Prior to Cologix, Williams held Product Management and Strategy positions at Charter Communications and Level 3 Communications. Williams holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in political science.

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We specialize in location-based interconnection through winning connections with our customers. Contact our expert team today to learn how we can make your next expansions and upgrades fast, easy, and strategically savvy.