Gwilym McGrew, an entertainment licensing and e-commerce retail professional with over 25 years experience, is President of McGrew & Associates, LLC an investment management corporation. In addition, in the early 1990’s McGrew created and owned one of the world’s largest e-commerce businesses, which he later sold in 2006. McGrew was recently President of Art Impressions Inc., an intellectual property development company specializing in the creation and licensing of lifestyle and entertainment brands.
Prior to joining Art Impressions, McGrew was Senior Vice President of Retail Business Development and Product Development for Warner Bros. Consumer Products. During his time at Warner Bros. he developed retail marketing strategies for many of the studios licensed products including Looney Tunes, Batman, and Harry Potter. He created retail promotions and events to drive sales of Warner Bros. multi-billion dollar licensed merchandise brands. McGrew was also a key studio liaison to the AOL Time Warner Global Marketing Solutions Group and member of the studio Integrated Marketing Team.