Ross Lukatsevich is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tanzin Capital LLC, a privately held investment group with venture capital and private equity investments in technology and media. Tanzin Capital partners with experienced operating executives and entrepreneurs in identifying investment opportunities and creating shareholder value post investment. Tanzin’s investments include Guardhat, HudsonMX, CafeX Communications, 1/0 Capital, Better Mortgage, Future Finance, Summus, Penguin, StoreMe. Mr. Lukatsevich is a board member of Guardhat, HudsonMX and until recently Core Media Group, a leading content producer previously controlled by Apollo Management and 21st Century Fox. Mr. Lukatsevich was recently a Senior Advisor to LetterOne Technology, an investment group with over $25bn AUM.
Prior to founding Tanzin Capital in 2013, Mr. Lukatsevich was a Partner and co-founder of Access Media LP, a technology/media/ telecommunications focused private equity fund under the umbrella of Access Industries as well as Director of Access Industries. Access Industries is a privately held industrial group with over $25bn AUM founded in 1986 by Len Blavatnik, an American industrialist. At Access, Mr. Lukatsevich was responsible for private equity, growth and VC investments in media, technology, telecommunications, energy and chemicals. He was involved in the acquisitions and investments in companies including Facebook, Spotify, Warner Music Group, Perform Group, Lyondell Chemicals, Basell Polyolefins, Acision, Perform Group, ICE.net, O-Zone Networks, Zynga and Boomerang Tube.
Prior to joining Access in 2003, Mr. Lukatsevich was a growth equity investor with General Atlantic, a leading private equity firm with over $20bn AUM. Mr. Lukatsevich has over 20 years of private equity, venture capital and mergers and acquisitions experience. He started his career at Morgan Stanley in the M&A department after graduating with high honors from Duke University with B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Economics. He is involved with the Council on Foreign Relations, Private Equity/Venture Capital board of UJA, the Wexner Foundation and Natan.