Inc. magazine profiled the story of music and audio innovator Hartley Peavey in a recent installment of “How I Did It.” Peavey is the Founder, CEO and sole Owner of Peavey Electronics Corp. Peavey built the company from the ground up into a recognized technological presence. Since building his first guitar amplifier in 1957, Peavey has established more than 180 patents worldwide. Peavey Electronics has ushered in advancements in the science of sound, such as pioneering the use of computers to make better guitars, and by creating the first computer-configurable audio system, a move that triggered a digital revolution in the audio industry.
Through his creations, Peavey has enabled millions to enhance their lives with music, launch careers and inspire the world. His accomplishments are widely celebrated, from patent and trademark offices to Hollywood’s Rock Walk of Fame, and in the more than 130 countries in which Peavey products are sold.