In founding Mojo, Mark set his sights on evolving traditional music publishing, taking full advantage of the convergence of music and media to develop compelling projects which enable songwriters and writer/artists to restart their engines, expand their palettes and collaborate with today’s most talented writers, directors and producers – all designed to ensure that their work sustains, grows and continues to influence and inspire humanity.
Who We Are
Alan Wallis, Founder and COO of Mojo Music & Media has worked alongside the music industry for more than twenty years, building and running the Music Transactions practice in the London flagship office for the world’s leading professional services company, Ernst & Young LLP. Alan began his career in 1974 at HM Revenue & Customs, transferring to their specialist valuation group in 1982.
Growing up a self-professed pop culture super fan, music and media have always been a driving force in Pete Shane’s life. As Mojo’s Chief Creative Officer, Pete is redefining music publishing and legacy promotion, working with our writers and their teams to inspire new work and reintroduce and reimagine beloved songs via strategic licensing and collaborating with partners across old and new media creating projects which highlight their collected works and life stories.
Sophie trained as a Chartered Accountant with PwC in London and worked in a variety of industries including food and beverage, financial services and infrastructure before setting her sights on music. Coming to Mojo at a time of great growth for both the company and music publishing, she has been critical in helping the creative, administrative and finance teams work together strategically to upgrade systems, processes and controls in order to super serve our writers.
Macy promotes the company’s diverse catalog for licensing in the areas of film, television, advertising, trailers, promos, video games and new media. She also cultivates opportunities for Mojo songwriters to compose and score music for a range of media projects, help develop brand and legacy initiatives and identify and bring promising new writers and catalogs to the roster.
Having been a successful songwriter, publisher, producer, and entrepreneur over several decades, Jeff brings a broad and deep mix of creative experience in Nashville’s music scene. Jeff’s pure love for songs and songwriters coupled with business acumen developed through his many years plugging songs and impacting careers with Warner Brothers, Bluewater and Curb, among others have made him a perfect fit with Team Mojo.
As Mojo’s Investment Director, Tom works with our finance team in analyzing new songwriter and catalog opportunities, assessing historic performance, forecasting growth and monitoring progress. Prior to joining Mojo, he was a Director at Kobalt Capital, Kobalt Music’s catalog acquisition arm, and led the UK Railways Pension Fund in making its first music investment. Tom is committed to helping Mojo find ways to maximize both the value and ongoing cultural importance of our songs.
During his final semester at Belmont University, Lee interned with Mojo Music & Media. Immediately following his graduation, he started working full time at Mojo as the Administrative Assistant. Now, as Licensing Manager, he handles licensing requests of various types including sync, sample, and mechanical licenses while continuing to assist all departments with various projects.
Ariana developed a passion for music at an early age and pursued it via the Recording Industry program at Middle Tennessee State University. After excelling in everything from copyright administration to catalog management as an intern, she was promoted to the position of Creative Manager, where she’s been busy building marketing plans, upgrading Mojo’s systems and landing and clearing sync licenses.