News | January 23, 2017

Zayo Group Announced As WILD Summit 2017 Big Cat Sponsor


The Women Inspiring Leadership Development (WILD) Summit today announced that Zayo Group, a global provider of communications infrastructure services, will serve as the Big Cat sponsor for the women’s leadership conference. This is the fourth consecutive year that Boulder, Colo.-based Zayo has sponsored the WILD Summit, and the third year that the company has served as the conference’s Big Cat Sponsor.

The 2017 WILD V event, taking place on February 24, will focus on the theme of change. The conference is put on by the Women’s Council, in partnership with The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder. Author and Harvard Business Review blogger Whitney Johnson, and Project Enye (ñ) founder Denise Solar Cox will deliver the morning and afternoon keynote presentations, respectively.

“Zayo’s values are strongly aligned with the themes that are core to the WILD Summit, including diversity, innovation and positivity,” said Kay Henze, senior vice president Dark Fiber, Rocky Mountain Region at Zayo. “We are proud to support the WILD Summit and to play a role in bringing together Colorado women who want to learn, share and be inspired to grow professionally and personally.”

In addition to Zayo, the WILD Summit is announcing Denver-based The WhiteWave Foods Company as a Platinum sponsor. WhiteWave is a leading consumer packaged food and beverage company that manufactures, markets and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, premium dairy products and organic produce. This marks the fifth year WhiteWave has sponsored the WILD Summit.

A complete list of conference sponsors can be found at

Registration for WILD V is now open at To learn more, please visit

About the WILD Summit:

The WILD Summit is an annual event of The Women’s Council, in partnership with The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder. The mission of The WILD Summit is to provide a professional forum for women who want to learn and share; inspire and be inspired. Its objective is to increase the visibility and accessibility of successful WILD women in the community to students and each other. It offers a venue for the presentation and sharing of relevant topics that are provocative and engaging to WILD women across university majors, industries and functional roles. It engages a broad audience of WILD women who fit in every place along the continuum of age and experience – bringing together those who are seeking knowledge and those with a desire to share and give back. For more information on the WILD Summit, please visit

About the Women’s Council :

The Women’s Council is a membership group of professional women who serve the efforts of the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado (CU).

The purpose of the Women’s Council is to support the mission of CU’s Leeds School of Business by providing access and connection for students to successful women business leaders who will provide their support and expertise and nourish both students and other women in our community to live up to their potential as entrepreneurs and leaders in business. For more information on CU’s Women’s Council, please visit (



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