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creative:impact - A.V. Technology Meets Form, Function, And Beauty At Leon Speakers

Sep 10, 2019

Noah Kaplan
Credit Noah Kaplan

Noah Kaplan, artist, musician, and creative entrepreneur meets up with David Fair and Deb Polich to talk about Leon Speakers, the Ann Arbor company he founded that is revolutionizing audio technology.  Hear about this group of artists, designers, engineers, and craftsmen who are dedicated to producing the finest quality benchmade American audio on "creative:impact."

 

 


Deb Polich, President and CEO of The Arts Alliance

Creative industries in Washtenaw County add hundreds of millions of dollars to the local economy.  In the weeks and months to come, 89.1 WEMU's David Fair and co-host Deb Polich, the President and CEO of The Arts Alliance, explore the myriad of contributors that make up the creative sector in Washtenaw County.

Noah Kaplan's Bio: 

Noah Kaplan Live Painting
Credit Noah Kaplan

A New York native, Noah attended the University of Michigan School of Art & Design, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.  A visual artist, musician, and entrepreneur, he combined his passions for art and music by starting his business, Leon Speakers.  Over the past 20 years, he's seen Leon grow from a small, local shop to a global company with products that can be found in homes and businesses all over the world.  Noah is a firm believer that art and music shape our culture and that a business is like a sculpture: a never-ending work in progress. 

About Leon Speakers:

Leon brings a creative approach to the AV industry by designing and manufacturing customizable speakers and technology concealment solutions that enhance the sound and style of any space.  For over 20 years, they have been a leader in the conversation on merging design with technology, creating innovative products that serve both the Residential and Commercial markets.  Learn more on their website

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