Lyle Smith, Vice President/Sales, Western U.S. and Western Canada, Klipsch Group
Education: University of Colorado/Denver; Political Science major
Career History: Ultimate Electronics, 14 years (1990-2003); began as a salesperson and left as Regional Manager. Best Buy, (2003-2007); various roles, including General Manager, District Appliance Manager, and Home Theater Market Manager for 110 stores; moved to Klipsch in January 2007 as vice president of sales for Jamo North America; then as vice president of sales for Jamo and Energy. In 2008, became vice president of sales for all Klipsch brands sold through distribution channels and all of Canada.