Tyler Zachem

CEO and Partner

Tyler Zachem is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Broad Sky Partners, which he originally started in 2014. In 2015, Tyler and his team joined Carlyle and Carlyle acquired a portion of Broad Sky’s investments. In June 2021, Tyler relaunched Broad Sky Partners.

While at Carlyle, a leading global private equity firm, Tyler helped build Carlyle’s long-dated investment platform, Carlyle Global Partners (“CGP”).  As Co-Head, Tyler’s responsibilities included setting strategy, building the team of investment professionals, investing and fundraising activities across two investment vehicles. In addition, Tyler also served as Co-Chair of the Investment Committee for the Carlyle U.S. Equity Opportunity Fund (“CEOF”), Carlyle’s middle market investment platform.  Responsibilities for this role included helping set the fund’s organizational approach and strategic alignment with Carlyle industry groups, as well as playing a leading role in the sourcing and evaluating of CEOF investment opportunities. In his capacity as Co-Head of CGP and Co-Chair of CEOF, Tyler sat on numerous boards.

Prior to Broad Sky and Carlyle, Tyler was with MidOcean Partners and its predecessor, DB Capital Partners, for 14 years where he was Head of Business Services, Media and Communications sector team, and served on the firm’s Investment Committee.  In addition to these leadership roles, Tyler led numerous investments and represented MidOcean on several company boards. 

Tyler earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated from University of Rochester.

Tyler Zachem