Thiel Launches Multiple New Products at CES

Thiel Audio, in a series of press releases on their website, announced multiple new products to be launched at this week’s CES in Las Vegas. Some of these new products are being launched under the Thiel brand name, while others … Continue reading

Thiel Audio Makes Retroactive CEO Announcement & More

Third CEO Since Acquisition Three Years Ago On Monday of this week, Thiel Audio Products, Inc. unexpectedly announced that it has hired a new CEO for the organization. This announcement appears to refer to the CEO we previously told you … Continue reading

Tons of Turmoil at Thiel; Is There Yet Another New CEO?

Tipped off by a source, we have learned that the turmoil at Thiel Audio continues, as yet another wave of executives have arrived and departed – leaving the company ostensibly leaderless and seemingly adrift in the market. The revolving executive … Continue reading

Thiel Says It Will Introduce New TT1 Speaker System at CES

Thiel Audio announced this week that it will introduce a new loudspeaker system – the TT1 – at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January. Calling it an “ultimate performance three-way loudspeaker,” the announcement is the … Continue reading

In First Step of Transformation, Thiel Terminates Reps

In a notice emailed to dealers last Thursday sporting a spiffy new corporate logo, Thiel took what appears to be the first step in what is promised to be a stream of “regular communications from us” regarding the company’s transformation … Continue reading

Thiel’s New CEO Says Company ‘Struck a Chord’ Compelling Him to Join

In a telephone interview today, new Thiel Audio CEO John Wittman told us that the company “struck a chord with me personally,” virtually compelling him to take over as CEO after the owners’ invited him to look at the company … Continue reading

Thiel Announces a Brand Relaunch…Again

BREAKING NEWS Thiel Audio dealers were surprised to receive an email Wednesday from the company announcing plans to – in their words – “revitalize” the storied audio brand. We last reported in April that the company had finally acknowledged to … Continue reading

Thiel Audio: DeFuria & Brown are Out; Is the Other Shoe Dropping?

BREAKING NEWS Our inquiry started innocently enough. Last week, we received an emailed press release that contained this headline: “VANA Ltd. Appoints Stephen DeFuria as Director of Sales, East.” Now we generally receive dozens of press releases every day – … Continue reading

Readers’ Choice – The Top Strata-gee.com Stories of 2013 as Picked by Readers

2013 ends today and it is fun to look back on the top stories of the last year. Many times, this yields surprises as stories from early in the year are easy to forget. In this post, we are revealing … Continue reading