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Jacob Kotzubei

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Jacob Kotzubei

Co-President, Platinum Equity
Jacob Kotzubei

Jacob Kotzubei is co-president of Platinum Equity and a member of its Investment Committee. Among his responsibilities, Mr. Kotzubei leads the Los Angeles headquarters–based investment team and has oversight responsibility for the investment team in Asia. In addition, Mr. Kotzubei plays an active role in the management of the firm’s day-to-day activities as well as its strategic direction. Mr. Kotzubei has more than 25 years of M&A experience, including substantial complex carve-out and public-to-private experience in numerous industries and countries. Prior to joining Platinum Equity in 2002, Mr. Kotzubei was a vice president of the High Tech group at Goldman Sachs and was head of the East Coast Semiconductor group. Previously, he was an M&A attorney with Sullivan & Cromwell in New York. Mr. Kotzubei received his B.A. from Wesleyan University and his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law where he was elected as a member of the Columbia Law Review. He is a retired member of the New York State Bar.