Michael Epps is the Vice President of Network Operations at Zayo, a Colorado-based company providing communication infrastructure to the world’s leading businesses. With over twenty-five years of experience in the telecommunications industry, Michael established his career at Worldcom and later transitioned to Level 3 Communications before joining Zayo in 2010. During his tenure, Michael has been a strong advocate for diversity within the technology industry. At present, Michael works with Zayo Tech Group and Oklahoma Women in Technology Organization, which both work to equip and propel the vitalization of diversity in the workplace. As a long-time Tulsa resident, Michael is actively involved in the community as a supporter of many local charities and a Trustee on the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence. Michael also spends his time in Tulsa investing in the future generations as a youth sports coach, supporter of the Tulsa Parent and Child Center, and serving on the Board of the Birthright Living Legacy. Michael earned a B.S. from Oklahoma State University and is a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. He is also an avid cyclist, golfer, and grilling enthusiast.