Waves Audio has appointed Greg Kopchinski as live and install product manager, responsible for driving product vision and strategy for the company’s live and commercial AV products, from concept and definition through launch and full life cycle.
Kopchinski holds a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering (Computer Architecture Concentration). He began his career in professional audio as an front of house and monitor engineer for several regional sound companies and churches in California.
Prior to joining Waves, he served in product management and marketing roles at Bivio Networks and as a principal product manager at Avid, where he was instrumental in defining the market and product requirements for the VENUE S6L mixing system. His previous experience also includes product marketing manager positions at Motorola/Force Computers, Captus Networks, SBS Technologies and Ziatech Corporation.
“I’m excited about the opportunity to work with Waves in defining and executing the next-generation product strategy,” Kopchinski says. “Waves has a proven track record in high-quality audio processing across many markets, and the upcoming products will deliver state-of-the-art solutions to live sound engineers, corporate and house-of-worship installations and commercial AV integrators.”
Mick Olesh, EVP of sales and marketing, adds, “Waves is pleased to have Greg on board. Greg’s invaluable experience and expertise in an array of facets of live and AV product development will contribute to further expand Waves’ success and growth in the live, installation and audio-visual fields.”