Rajiv Datta joined Colt in January 2016, and is responsible for Colt’s operational and technological capability, customer experience strategy, and award-winning product and innovation teams. Previously Colt's Chief Technology Officer, Rajiv has been a key driver of Colt’s high bandwidth strategy, and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in September 2017.
Rajiv has held a number of very senior strategic positions in the telecoms and communications infrastructure industry, most notably at AboveNet Communications Inc., which was a leader in providing high-bandwidth connectivity services to enterprises and carriers. During his tenure at AboveNet, Rajiv served in various capacities including that of Chief Technology Officer and most recently, Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Rajiv was responsible for the day-to-day management of the company including sales, marketing, service delivery, network management, IT, engineering, and infrastructure.