Waves Hires Greg Kopchinski as Live & Install Product Manager

Waves Audio has appointed Greg Kopchinski as live and install product manager, further developing Waves’ live and commercial AV products.

Kopchinski began his career in professional audio as an FOH 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 Technology, where he was instrumental in defining the market and product requirements for the VENUE S6L system.

As Waves' live and install product manager, Kopchinski will be responsible for driving the product vision and strategy for Waves' live and commercial AV products, from concept and definition, through launch and full lifecycle.

“I am excited about the opportunity to work with Waves in defining and executing the next-generation product strategy. 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,” Kopchinski comments.

“Waves is pleased to have Greg on board,” adds Mick Olesh, Waves EVP of sales and marketing. “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.”

For more information, contact Waves Inc.: 865-909-9200,,

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Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Musician, Canadian Music Trade, Professional Sound, and Professional Lighting & Production magazines. He also hosts the Canadian Musician Podcast.
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