When he isn’t pushing the pedal to the metal (or working on his iron game) Alan is Sala’s money man. He’s the one to thank for Sala’s best in class distribution model and makes sure all of our artists get the first piece of any pie. If there is anyone better to help us disrupt the industry, Alan is it.
- Full Name:
Alan Jeffrey Shih
- Place of Birth:
Born in the US, raised in Dominican Republic and currently in NYC.
- Favourite Music Genre?
Reggaeton, EDM, Latin Pop, Hip Hop
- Instrument you play or control?
Trumpet and piano.
- Background in music?
Grew up playing the piano as a kid. In high school I played for the school concert band along with Oscar. I was on the trumpet while Oscar was on percussion.
- What do you do at Sala?
I am the CFO, tasked with overseeing everything related to finance/accounting along with leading Sala’s data analytics function.
- What excites you most about Sala?
Providing a platform for fans to consume and engage with live concert experiences from the comfort of their homes, while also creating a new channel for artists/creators and concert venues to continue to monetize from live performances.
- What is your favourite hobby outside of music?
Whether it’s playing a sport or going on a hike, I like to stay active as much as I can. It’s going to sound cliche but I love my cars and working out.
- How has the last year impacted you as an individual?
This last year has made me realize and appreciate a lot of things around me including family, friends and health. It has helped me build a stronger relationship with those around me.
- Last and most important question: Kittens or puppies and 3 reasons why.
Puppies and dogs. Reasons: more fun to play sports with, get more excited about food than cats, and if in DR protects better against unwanted guests..