Vania Schlogel brings a deeply honed financial acumen from serving as an executive at top tier Wall Street institutions, as well as an operational background from serving as Chief Investment Officer of Roc Nation (founded by Shawn “Jay Z” Carter), and as Interim Chief Financial Officer of MultiScale. Vania currently serves as Chairwoman of the Board of Epidemic Sound (an EQT + Atwater portfolio company), Chairwoman of the Board of “Project Show” (a KKR + Atwater portfolio company, aggregating TMG, Wiedemann & Berg, Universum, and I&U), and previously as a board member of BMG (the world’s largest independent music publisher) and Pets at Home (a UK Fortune 500 company).
While at Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts, Vania was a member of the Private Equity team investing primarily in the Media and Entertainment sectors. Her first role was as an original founding member of the KKR Capital Markets business in Europe, and prior to leaving KKR, Vania was tasked with starting the Growth Equity division of the firm, focused on Tech and Media growth companies. Prior to KKR, Vania was a member of the Leveraged Finance and Capital Markets divisions in Los Angeles and London at Goldman Sachs. Vania is a graduate of UCLA, Summa Cum Laude, with a degree in Business Economics and Minor in Accounting.