In January 2009, Luczo, Seagate's Chairman, was appointed president and chief executive officer, returning him to the president and CEO role he held at Seagate from 1998 to 2004. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Microsoft Corporation, and of the World Wildlife Fund. He is also active in a variety of charitable and for-profit ventures through a wholly owned entity, Balance Vector, Inc. His charity initiatives are primarily focused on global environmental issues and programs to help at-risk children in the urban centers of the United States, and he is a major donor to Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Hospital, and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation.
He has also served on the Boards of Directors of Gadzoox Microsystems, Inc. (renamed Gadzoox Networks, Inc. in 1997, and acquired by Broadcom in 2003), Dragon Systems, Inc., Crystal Decisions, Inc. (formerly Seagate Software, acquired by Business Objects in 2003), and E2open. In addition, he has also been on the board of Gadzoox Microsystems, Inc. (renamed Gadzoox Networks, Inc. in 1997, and acquired by Broadcom in 2003), and VMWare (acquired by EMC in 2003). Luczo also served on the Advisory Boards of the New York Stock Exchangs (NYSE) and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
In 2012, Luczo was named one of Fortune Magazine's Top 50 Businesspersons of the Year