Senior Team

Senior Team

John Momtazee
Co-Founder & Mananging Director
Global Head of Media Investment Banking
Los Angeles

T: +1 310 443 2322

John Momtazee is a Co-Founder and the Global Head of Media Investment Banking at Moelis & Company. He also leads the Global Blockchain Group. John has advised and financed many of the largest, most sophisticated media clients across the diversified media, blockchain technology, television, radio, newspapers, magazines, digital media, video games, entertainment, publishing, and outdoor advertising sectors, and has worked extensively with leading financial sponsors.

Prior to Moelis & Company, John was a Managing Director in the Global Media Group and Head of Broadcasting Investment Banking at UBS Investment Bank. Previously, John worked at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and served as Chief Financial Officer The .TV Corporation. John was named one of “40 Under 40” in Investment Dealers’ Digest. He has also been recognized in the “Power 100” list by Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News and was named one of the top 50 M&A bankers in the Americas by the Global M&A Network.

John holds an A.B. in Quantitative Economics and a M.S. in Engineering Economic Systems from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. and J.D., both with honors, from the University of Chicago. John serves on the Board of Trustees at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute and the board of Village for Vets, a non-profit that supports homeless Veterans. He is also a member of the LEAD Council and the Southern California Advisors for Stanford University and serves on the Law School Council for the University of Chicago.