Carla Donelson (Co-founder of Verio Inc., Served as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary)
Carla is one of four founding executives of Verio Inc., and served as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary. They raised over $1B in private and public debt and equity financing and completed over 60 acquisitions in under 4 years, resulting in a 4,000-employee company doing business throughout the US and Europe. The company was sold to Japanese telecom giant Nippon Telephone & Telgraph for $7 billion. She was also a partner at Morrison & Foerster focused on Business/Corporate Finance/M&A in the Denver and Los Angeles offices. Serving as the head of Business Practices for the Denver office, and as Co-Chair of the firm-wide Telecommunications practice. Prior to that she was an Associate in the corporate and tax departments of Holme, Roberts & Owen.