About Cleareon

Cleareon provides advanced access solutions by combining wholly owned fiber infrastructure, “lit” services and data center / interconnection assets to deliver unfettered and complete access to and for our customers. Cleareon’s fiber networks extend from our network core through our edge data centers directly to enterprise buildings to deliver robust and fluid layer 1, layer 2 and IP-based managed services. This puts our customers right at the “intelligent edge” to facilitate direct neutral access and interconnection to and between myriad content providers, ISPs, wireline and wireless providers. 

Simply put, whether you’re an enterprise customer looking for direct access to content providers, a service provider looking for last-mile access to prime real-estate or anywhere in the middle, with Cleareon, you’ve got access.


Cleareon is led by senior telecom and data center executives and backed by the prominent NYC real estate developers at Taconic Investment Partners and the well-known private equity firm, Dubilier & Co.

Michael Collado, Co-CEO

A seasoned corporate leader, investor and serial entrepreneur with multiple exits, Michael has more than 25 years’ experience in the internet and telecommunications industries. 

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Cliff Kane, Co-CEO

As a successful entrepreneur and accomplished senior executive, Cliff was an early adapter and promoter of the use of fiber optics in network applications and was responsible for the deployment and operation of national fiber optic and DWDM networks.

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Kevin Rocks, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Kevin is a remarkably effective telecom sales and marketing executive and respected industry expert in the field of local access and Ethernet. Prior to joining Cleareon, Kevin was the CEO and co-founder of Pangaea Networks, a New York City-based metro Ethernet service provider which was acquired by Cleareon. 

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Paul Pariser
Taconic Investment Partners

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Dubilier & Co
Michael Dubilier

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