Ion Tsakonas is the C.E.O. of PJ Tech Catalyst Fund and the Head of Piraeus Private Equity Partners since January 2015. He serves on the board of a number of companies most notably Pollfish, PvPro, Inaccess, ASA Recycling, Centaur Analytics, Intale. He has worked in finance and investments since 1999 (Donaldson Lufkin and Jenrette, Deutsche Bank, Octavian Advisors). He has been a portfolio manager since 2009 in public and private investments across geographies and sectors. He holds an MBA in Finance and Real Estate from Wharton School of Business from the University of Pennsylvania, and a M. Eng Engineering in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford.