Larkin Becomes President After 13 Years With the Company
DENVER — March 4, 2020 — Benjamin Larkin has been appointed President of ListenUp. As President, Larkin will be charged with executive oversight and strategic planning for all of ListenUp’s business activities, working to build off of the company’s success and advance ListenUp forward into the new decade.
Larkin joined ListenUp in 2007 as a member of the sales staff at the Denver retail store. Throughout his tenure he has held technical leadership roles, building his cross-functional knowledge, culminating in a senior management role as Vice President and General Manager. Larkin was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2018. Larkin holds both an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering and an MBA from the University of Colorado, as well as all of the major certifications from CEDIA and AVIXA.
“I am excited and honored to be able to lead the ListenUp organization going forward. Driving ListenUp’s diversified and forward-thinking business strategy is a challenge I have prepared for my entire career. Working with the talented group of industry veterans and professionals at ListenUp has been an honor, and it is humbling to get the opportunity to lead them into the future,” said Larkin.
“Our focus for 2020 is to increase technology education and design training opportunities for our sales and installation staff. Design-centric selling will prove to be the future of consumer electronics retail,” he added.
Walt Stinson will be taking the title of Chief Executive Officer and will remain active within ListenUp.
ListenUp continues to be a leader in the premium audio/video and custom integration space in the Rocky Mountain region, receiving a Smart Home Division Mark of Excellence Award from CTA last month.
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Locally owned and nationally known for over 45 years, ListenUp is Colorado’s leading retailer, designer, and integrator of high-performance audio, video, and smart home systems.
We are inspired by the challenge of keeping with the latest and greatest technologies, and providing our clients with the best performing, most reliable systems. Our mission is to bring clients a customized home and entertainment experience that transforms technology into art.
ListenUp also serves as one of the most influential independent consumer electronics dealers in the country, as evidenced by numerous industry accolades, including the 2018 TechHome Mark of Excellence Award and co-founder Walt Stinson’s induction into the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame. ListenUp employs over 115 people in all of its locations, with the most CEDIA-certified technicians in the nation, to create an end-to-end, white glove customer experience. ListenUp has product/design retail showrooms in Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs, and Albuquerque, as well as dedicated Commercial Integration, Institutional Sales, and E-Commerce divisions.
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