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Michael Collado


A seasoned corporate leader, investor and serial entrepreneur with multiple exits, Michael has more than 25 years’ experience in the internet and telecommunications industries.  His expertise spans such areas as software-as-a-service, mobile, e-commerce, co-location & hosting, financial technology and IT infrastructure.

Prior to founding Cleareon, he served as Chairman of Talkpoint Communications (acquired by PGI in 2014). He also is a Managing Partner at ExtraNet Ventures Partners, a boutique venture capital firm based in NYC. 

Previous to EVP, Michael held leadership positions at ExtraNet Telecommunications, Inc., (acquired by Switch & Data Facilities/Equinix) and DevNet, LLC, a telecom service provider (acquired by FiberNet Telecom). He also served on the boards of Last Mile Connections and Spartan Technologies.