Our Team

Eyellusion’s expanding team brings unmatched production capabilities and deep music industry ties, streamlining content conception and creation, booking and promotion work with clients.

Jeff Pezzuti is CEO of Eyellusion, leading the company’s work to bring the most authentic and realistic holograms to the live music market. He oversees Eyellusion’s collaborative work with artists and management to design, create and tour hologram-based productions that meet fan demand, open new revenue opportunities and preserve artist legacies. The Eyellusion team’s extensive live music experience across show design, booking and touring combined with its end-to-end hologram production capabilities uniquely positions the company as an ideal partner for emerging and established artists alike.

Prior to founding Eyellusion, Jeff held a range of finance leadership roles in the software and advertising industries. He lives in New York with his family, splitting time between the east coast and Eyellusion’s Los Angeles office.

Ahmet Zappa is EVP of global business development, bringing extensive creative and business strategy capabilities to the Eyellusion team. In this role, he is instrumental in expanding Eyellusion’s artist roster and forging relationships with brands.

Zappa is an entrepreneur, NY Times Best Selling Author, film and television screenwriter and producer. He also runs the extensive Frank Zappa estate through the Zappa Family Trust as co-Trustee.

He helped form the company Blk-Ops in 2012. Blk-Ops has done all of Microsoft’s major commercials since 2014. As a creative, he stays involved from pre-production to post-production on all projects. To Ahmet, marketing is just another form of storytelling, which is what he loves.

As a co-Trustee he manages and administers all assets of the Frank Zappa business. This includes recordings, publishing, name image and likeness as well as furthering the Zappa business and trademarks in the marketplace.

Under his entertainment shingle, Monsterfoot Productions, he conceived the story, developed and produced “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” for Walt Disney Pictures. He also originated the ideas and wrote the screenplays for “Monster Witness Relocation Program” and “Tiki.” At Sony Pictures, he is producing the movies “Dodge & Twist” and “Savage Planet.”

As an author, he wrote the critically acclaimed novel “The Monstrous Memoirs of a Mighty McFearless,” the picture book “Because I’m Your Dad,” graphic novels and co-created the new Disney brand and book series “Star Darlings” with his wife.

Zappa began his TV writing career working on short form, comedic web content for various production companies and animation studios. He then moved into scripting family content, sitcoms, action oriented dramas as well as supernatural and science fiction based high concept television shows.

As a musician, Zappa has written and scored commercials, web series, reality series, specials, television projects and recorded songs for motion picture soundtracks. He has been a member of a few bands, made a handful of albums and music videos and has also toured the globe playing music.

As an actor and TV personality, he has performed in many half-hour and scripted television shows, hosted hundreds of hours of reality programming and various game show formats.

Chad leads Eyellusion’s content creation and visual effects work via an exclusive partnership with his company Digital Frontier FX. He shares Eyellusion’s vision for creating live music’s best holograms, ensuring a high-quality product that will deliver an exciting experience for fans. Chad and his team have created stunning visual effects for some of the most successful film and television projects of all time, and he is proud of having the distinction of being part of an Academy Award-winning team, among many other notable accolades along the way. His deep experience creating content for a wide range of productions uniquely positions him to lead delivery of virtually any artist concept, creating unprecedented opportunities to enhance live music events. Chad brings expertise across designing and coding robust animation pipelines, lighting and compositing, camera design and motion capture. He plays an integral role in planning and directing shoots for Eyellusion clients.

Todd Singerman supports global artist relations, identifying potential portfolio content for acquisition, and determining worldwide market viability. In this role, he interacts with artists, label executives, artist management, venues and event organizers to ensure a seamless experience throughout the entire project lifecycle. This includes providing recommendations around content production based on fan and market demand, and designing tour proposals that maximize value of productions.

Over the past 25 years, Todd has helped shaped the careers of some of rock’s most influential bands, including Motörhead, Anthrax, Zebrahead, Sepultura, Ratt, Quiet Riot, The Misfits and Coal Chamber.

Wendy Dio supports industry relations, helping to cultivate Eyellusion’s strategic relationships with artists, labels, promoters, festival organizers and key organizations within the music community.

Wendy’s extensive industry experience spans more than three decades leading production and creative design of album covers, music videos, concert support media and stage sets. She has received top industry awards for stage set design and concert video production, as well as numerous gold and platinum album awards and executive producer credits.

As president and owner of Niji Management, Inc., Wendy has represented clients that include Black Sabbath, Ronnie James Dio, Dio, Aynsley Dunbar, Tim “Ripper” Owens, Quiet Riot, Alcatraz, Rough Cutt and many others. One of the original founders of Los Angeles Women in Music and the motivating force behind the “Hear N Aid” charity project which raised over three million dollars, Wendy remains active in charitable fundraising and is a well-respected authority at music industry seminars and conventions.

Kenny evangelizes Eyellusion’s company’s end-to-end hologram production capabilities, from live streaming to full digital recreation. Kenny’s expansive work with the world’s biggest and most popular live music acts uniquely positions him to represent Eyellusion’s full range of capabilities, and commitment to quality and authenticity. A true partner in every production, his extensive studio and touring experience informs Eyellusion’s approach to high-quality productions that can translate to exciting live music experiences.

As one of the most influential and in-demand drummers of all-time, Kenny has worked with artists that include John Mellencamp, The Rolling Stones, The Smashing Pumpkins, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Sting, Lady Ga Ga, Bruno Mars, Pharell Williams, Lenny Kravitz, Kid Rock, Bob Seger, Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, Chickenfoot, Jon Bon Jovi, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Steven Tyler, Slash, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Jack White, Garth Brooks, Don Henley, Glenn Frey, James Taylor, Chris Cornell, Rob Thomas, Alanis Morissette, Melissa Etheridge, Billy Gibbons, Gregg Allman, Keith Urban, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, Puddle of Mudd, Avril Lavigne, Michelle Branch, Joe Cocker, B. B. King, Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Beyonce, Mick Jagger, Ray Charles, Alice Cooper, Tony Iommi, Meat Loaf, Bonnie Raitt, Ricky Martin, Santana, Crosby Stills and Nash, Celine Dion, Vince Gill, Gladys Knight, Aaron Neville, Trisha Yearwood, Patti LaBelle, The BoDeans, George Jones, Brad Paisley, The Buddy Rich Big Band and many others. With a style of playing that combines power and finesse, Kenny was named the #1 Pop/Rock Drummer and the #1 Studio Drummer for five consecutive years by the readers of Modern Drummer Magazine. He has played on over 30 Grammy-nominated recordings.

Scott advises Eyellusion on all aspects of production, content and technology, bringing more than three decades of digital media, production and effects experience to Eyellusion client projects. An industry visionary and thought leader, he is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and has worked on over 100 of the world's largest special effects films. During his career, he held a range of senior positions with Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic and co-founded Digital Domain with James Cameron and Stan Winston. Scott’s vast production expertise puts Hollywood in the corner of every Eyellusion client, limiting each project to only the imagination.

Pat supports US artist relations, managing Eyellusion’s relationships with artists and management. In this role, he serves as a resource for prospective clients interested in working with the company and as a day-to-day contact for clients with projects in production. Pat helps ensure that the artist’s vision is communicated and realized throughout every stage of the production process.

Pat’s work in the music business spans more than three decades together with his band The Smithereens, which has racked up gold and platinum records, and performed on stages around the world, top TV programs and more. Pat was a program director for XM Satellite Radio’s “Unsigned Channel” and has also recorded four critically-praised solo albums.

Mike Pezzilo is COO of Eyellusion, guiding day to day operations with day-to-day oversight of strategic initiatives, contracts, finance and other corporate functions. Mike is an avid music fan who has seen hundreds of concerts since his early teens and remains proud of his wall of thousands of CDs. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and MBA from Montclair State University.

  • Jeff Pezzuti

    CEO & founder

    Jeff Pezzuti is CEO of Eyellusion, leading the company’s work to bring the most authentic and realistic holograms to the live music market. He oversees Eyellusion’s collaborative work with artists and management to design, create and tour hologram-based productions that meet fan demand, open new revenue opportunities and preserve artist legacies. The Eyellusion team’s extensive live music experience across show design, booking and touring combined with its end-to-end hologram production capabilities uniquely positions the company as an ideal partner for emerging and established artists alike.

    Prior to founding Eyellusion, Jeff held a range of finance leadership roles in the software and advertising industries. He lives in New York with his family, splitting time between the east coast and Eyellusion’s Los Angeles office.

  • Ahmet Zappa

    EVP, Global Business Development

    Ahmet Zappa is EVP of global business development, bringing extensive creative and business strategy capabilities to the Eyellusion team. In this role, he is instrumental in expanding Eyellusion’s artist roster and forging relationships with brands.

    Zappa is an entrepreneur, NY Times Best Selling Author, film and television screenwriter and producer. He also runs the extensive Frank Zappa estate through the Zappa Family Trust as co-Trustee.

    He helped form the company Blk-Ops in 2012. Blk-Ops has done all of Microsoft’s major commercials since 2014. As a creative, he stays involved from pre-production to post-production on all projects. To Ahmet, marketing is just another form of storytelling, which is what he loves.

    As a co-Trustee he manages and administers all assets of the Frank Zappa business. This includes recordings, publishing, name image and likeness as well as furthering the Zappa business and trademarks in the marketplace.

    Under his entertainment shingle, Monsterfoot Productions, he conceived the story, developed and produced “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” for Walt Disney Pictures. He also originated the ideas and wrote the screenplays for “Monster Witness Relocation Program” and “Tiki.” At Sony Pictures, he is producing the movies “Dodge & Twist” and “Savage Planet.”

    As an author, he wrote the critically acclaimed novel “The Monstrous Memoirs of a Mighty McFearless,” the picture book “Because I’m Your Dad,” graphic novels and co-created the new Disney brand and book series “Star Darlings” with his wife.

    Zappa began his TV writing career working on short form, comedic web content for various production companies and animation studios. He then moved into scripting family content, sitcoms, action oriented dramas as well as supernatural and science fiction based high concept television shows.

    As a musician, Zappa has written and scored commercials, web series, reality series, specials, television projects and recorded songs for motion picture soundtracks. He has been a member of a few bands, made a handful of albums and music videos and has also toured the globe playing music.

    As an actor and TV personality, he has performed in many half-hour and scripted television shows, hosted hundreds of hours of reality programming and various game show formats.

  • Chad Finnerty

    Director Of Creative Development

    Chad leads Eyellusion’s content creation and visual effects work via an exclusive partnership with his company Digital Frontier FX. He shares Eyellusion’s vision for creating live music’s best holograms, ensuring a high-quality product that will deliver an exciting experience for fans. Chad and his team have created stunning visual effects for some of the most successful film and television projects of all time, and he is proud of having the distinction of being part of an Academy Award-winning team, among many other notable accolades along the way. His deep experience creating content for a wide range of productions uniquely positions him to lead delivery of virtually any artist concept, creating unprecedented opportunities to enhance live music events. Chad brings expertise across designing and coding robust animation pipelines, lighting and compositing, camera design and motion capture. He plays an integral role in planning and directing shoots for Eyellusion clients.

  • Todd Singerman

    Artist Relations (Global)

    Todd Singerman supports global artist relations, identifying potential portfolio content for acquisition, and determining worldwide market viability. In this role, he interacts with artists, label executives, artist management, venues and event organizers to ensure a seamless experience throughout the entire project lifecycle. This includes providing recommendations around content production based on fan and market demand, and designing tour proposals that maximize value of productions.

    Over the past 25 years, Todd has helped shaped the careers of some of rock’s most influential bands, including Motörhead, Anthrax, Zebrahead, Sepultura, Ratt, Quiet Riot, The Misfits and Coal Chamber.

  • Wendy Dio

    Industry Relations

    Wendy Dio supports industry relations, helping to cultivate Eyellusion’s strategic relationships with artists, labels, promoters, festival organizers and key organizations within the music community.

    Wendy’s extensive industry experience spans more than three decades leading production and creative design of album covers, music videos, concert support media and stage sets. She has received top industry awards for stage set design and concert video production, as well as numerous gold and platinum album awards and executive producer credits.

    As president and owner of Niji Management, Inc., Wendy has represented clients that include Black Sabbath, Ronnie James Dio, Dio, Aynsley Dunbar, Tim “Ripper” Owens, Quiet Riot, Alcatraz, Rough Cutt and many others. One of the original founders of Los Angeles Women in Music and the motivating force behind the “Hear N Aid” charity project which raised over three million dollars, Wendy remains active in charitable fundraising and is a well-respected authority at music industry seminars and conventions.

  • Kenny Aronoff

    Business Development & Live Technical Production Advisor

    Kenny evangelizes Eyellusion’s company’s end-to-end hologram production capabilities, from live streaming to full digital recreation. Kenny’s expansive work with the world’s biggest and most popular live music acts uniquely positions him to represent Eyellusion’s full range of capabilities, and commitment to quality and authenticity. A true partner in every production, his extensive studio and touring experience informs Eyellusion’s approach to high-quality productions that can translate to exciting live music experiences.

    As one of the most influential and in-demand drummers of all-time, Kenny has worked with artists that include John Mellencamp, The Rolling Stones, The Smashing Pumpkins, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Sting, Lady Ga Ga, Bruno Mars, Pharell Williams, Lenny Kravitz, Kid Rock, Bob Seger, Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, Chickenfoot, Jon Bon Jovi, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Steven Tyler, Slash, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Jack White, Garth Brooks, Don Henley, Glenn Frey, James Taylor, Chris Cornell, Rob Thomas, Alanis Morissette, Melissa Etheridge, Billy Gibbons, Gregg Allman, Keith Urban, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, Puddle of Mudd, Avril Lavigne, Michelle Branch, Joe Cocker, B. B. King, Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Beyonce, Mick Jagger, Ray Charles, Alice Cooper, Tony Iommi, Meat Loaf, Bonnie Raitt, Ricky Martin, Santana, Crosby Stills and Nash, Celine Dion, Vince Gill, Gladys Knight, Aaron Neville, Trisha Yearwood, Patti LaBelle, The BoDeans, George Jones, Brad Paisley, The Buddy Rich Big Band and many others. With a style of playing that combines power and finesse, Kenny was named the #1 Pop/Rock Drummer and the #1 Studio Drummer for five consecutive years by the readers of Modern Drummer Magazine. He has played on over 30 Grammy-nominated recordings.

  • Scott Ross

    Production & Technology Advisor

    Scott advises Eyellusion on all aspects of production, content and technology, bringing more than three decades of digital media, production and effects experience to Eyellusion client projects. An industry visionary and thought leader, he is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and has worked on over 100 of the world's largest special effects films. During his career, he held a range of senior positions with Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic and co-founded Digital Domain with James Cameron and Stan Winston. Scott’s vast production expertise puts Hollywood in the corner of every Eyellusion client, limiting each project to only the imagination.

  • Pat Dinizio

    Artist Relations (US)

    Pat supports US artist relations, managing Eyellusion’s relationships with artists and management. In this role, he serves as a resource for prospective clients interested in working with the company and as a day-to-day contact for clients with projects in production. Pat helps ensure that the artist’s vision is communicated and realized throughout every stage of the production process.

    Pat’s work in the music business spans more than three decades together with his band The Smithereens, which has racked up gold and platinum records, and performed on stages around the world, top TV programs and more. Pat was a program director for XM Satellite Radio’s “Unsigned Channel” and has also recorded four critically-praised solo albums.

  • Michael Pezzillo

    COO

    Mike Pezzilo is COO of Eyellusion, guiding day to day operations with day-to-day oversight of strategic initiatives, contracts, finance and other corporate functions. Mike is an avid music fan who has seen hundreds of concerts since his early teens and remains proud of his wall of thousands of CDs. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and MBA from Montclair State University.