CEO Patrice Wilson
Patrice Wilson is a music, video producer, singer and songwriter who has created various worldwide hits like “Friday” by Rebecca Black, “Its Thanksgiving” by Nicole Westbrook, “Chinese Food” by Alison Gold and much more. Patrice Wilson has collaborated and worked with various celebrities, producers and singers in association with Snoop Dog, Selena Gomez, Britney Spears, Bobby Brown, Jimmy Kimmel, Sean Kingston and more. His work has been featured on various networks like ABC, Fox, BBC, NBC, MTV, VH1, CMT, TLC, Lifetime, CNN and more. Patrice Wilson has also collaborated with various networks to produce shows which include “One Week to Hit it Big – Pop Star” which aired on ABC’s Good Morning America, “Going Viral” which was released on Lifetime Network and Raising Fame, which was released on TLC. Patrice is also working on other new TV sitcoms and movies which will be released in 2016.
Head A&R – Richard Brown
Richard Brown is a music producer who writes and produces songs for artists under PMW Live. He has written songs/collaborated with major artists and producers in association with artists like Selena Gomez, Jimmy Kimmel, Jojo, Kelly Clarkston, Sean Kingston and many more.
Lead Engineer – Heath Ripplinger
Heath Ripplinger is based in the US and is the Head Engineer, Mixer and Co-Producer for PMW Live and has worked on hundreds of songs and videos alongside Producer/Songwriter, Patrice Wilson. Heath has extensive music placements on television via production deals with Universal Records, Killer Tracks and Magnetic Music Group. His music has been featured on Showtime, Discovery, Fox Sports, TLC and more.
Ian Hotchkiss and Chris Lowe are US acclaimed award winning film, video and TV directors. They both graduated from one of the top film schools in Miami, Florida and have worked with PMW Live for over 6 years, creating various content, that has gained word wide success. They have also created and worked with various major networks like ABC, BBC, Fox, NBC, Comedy Central, G4 TV, BET, VH1, MTV and many more. Ian and Chris have also written, directed, produced and filmed many Reality TV shows that are currently airing on various major networks. Their unique style of directing and filming brings out the best in the final productions.
Music Consultant for PMW Live – Don Grierson
A legendary, internationally acclaimed A&R executive, has worked with many of the most notable artists in modern music history. As a promotion person for Capitol Records he was involved with The Beatles and the launch of Apple Records, receiving the only Golden Apple Award ever given by The Beatles. Don also worked in International, Marketing and Advertising for Capitol. He then became a founding member and VP, A&R, for EMI America Records, signing and working with acts such as Sheena Easton, Kim Carnes, Kate Bush, Sir Cliff Richard, J. Geils Band, and Kenny Rogers. This was followed by a very successful period as VP, Head of A&R atCapitol where he signed and/or helped guide a number of hit-making artists, including Heart, Tina Turner, Joe Cocker, Anne Murray, Steve Vai, Megadeth, The Motels, Bob Seger, Duran Duran, Thomas Dolby, Billy Squier, and others. Later he became Sr. VP, Head of A&R at Sony/Epic Records in New York, signing and working with such acts as Celine Dion, Cheap Trick, Bad English, Gloria Estefan, Cyndi Lauper, The Jacksons and Living Colour.