CEO, PWM Ventures
Gregg Hamerschlag is an Operating Partner at Qi and the founder and CEO of PWM Ventures (formerly Primary Wave Media), an alternative asset and intellectual property acquisition and licensing company. Gregg manages the PWM’s overall strategic planning efforts. In addition, PWM’s RingBoost division has amassed one of the largest collections of proprietary phone number and URL intellectual property libraries in the United States. PWM is also a stakeholder in a series of non-correlated alternative asset businesses including the Qi partner companies Class Action Capital and TuneSat.
Gregg is also a founding partner of Primary Wave Music Publishing and Primary Wave Entertainment, a global music publisher that acquired culturally important iconic catalogs from artists such as Kurt Cobain/Nirvana, Steven Tyler/Aerosmith and Chicago. Primary Wave Music Publishing increased the underlying revenue streams of these assets through outbound marketing and sold the catalogue to BMG in 2013. Primary Wave Entertainment is currently one of the largest independent music & entertainment marketing, talent management and music publishing companies in the United States.
Earlier in his career, Gregg founded and was Chairman and CEO of Priority Home Care, Inc., one of the largest privately held home health care companies in the Northeast, which he sold in 2003. Prior to that, he individually owned a seat on New York Futures Exchange and successfully traded proprietary risk arbitrage for ten years.