Sr. Producer / Prod Mgr / Tech Dir
Ray Ovetsky is an experienced Senior Producer, Production Manager and Technical Director at E1. Ray brings a diverse portfolio of expertise to the projects and events he has worked on for these past 30 years. Starting his professional career early while attending the Berklee College Music as an electronic service and design technician at E.U. Wurlitzer Music Co. in Boston, MA., Ray’s career quickly progressed as a stage, production and tour manager for some of the world’s largest live touring entertainment groups. While staying home to help raise two young boys, Ray positioned himself as a personal artist manager, record label executive, and owner of a graphic design/printing company. Ray has worked both sides of the tracks as a vendor of services and as a decision-maker in successfully managing careers, producing events and executing innovative creative concepts.
A graduate of both the Berklee College of Music and Grumman Aerospace Technical Institute, Ray has directly worked with artists and organizations including Carly Simon, Bon Jovi, Motley Crue, Boston, Aerosmith, The Who, Parliament-Funkadelics, The Cars, Feline Presents, PolyGram Norway, IBM, Rubenstein Associates, Momentum Worldwide, MKTG, Production Glue, Turner Live Events, Clinique, NY Jets, Indianapolis Colts, NYC Marathon to name but a few. Having started the E1 collaborative over these past years, Ray also brings an entrepreneurial spirit to the job always seeking out the most efficient, cost-effective way to get things done while not sacrificing quality and safety.