Our Team

Listen’s exclusive line of state-of-the-art products and technologies are diverse enough for use in auditory assistance, soundfield situations, tour groups and even language interpretation. Plus, our hands-on style and attention to our clients’ needs allows us to custom fit an auditory system to suit any need and any situation. Let no sound go unheard. Listen.

Executive Leadership

Our management team is the driving force behind Listen Technologies. Their extensive experience and leadership have led us to be the global leader in personal and assistive listening. 

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Tracy Bathurst

Senior VP and Chief Technology Officer

Tracy Bathurst

As Senior Vice President, Tracy Bathurst is responsible for all product development and product management activities, and he manages the lifecycle of each of Listen Technologies’ product lines. He considers his biggest contribution to the company to be bringing out the creative talents of the individuals in the product development group and harnessing them to create amazing products. Tracy says one of the experiences he values most at Listen Technologies is “seeing people react to being able to hear clearly when they haven’t been able to hear before and seeing their excitement of being able to listen and participate.” He fosters an attitude of high commitment to excellence in both the products and the teams at Listen Technologies.

Sam Nord

Vice President, Global Channel Sales

Sam Nord

As vice president of global sales, Sam Nord is responsible for working with Listen Technologies’ partners in selling the company’s solutions to their customer bases. In addition, he also oversees the company’s outside and inside sales teams.

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Flemming Bjerke

VP Business Development & Managing Director Listen Europe

Flemming Bjerke

As vice president of business development, Flemming Bjerke is responsible for developing and executing company sales and marketing activities, which include improving and growing Listen Technologies’ market position and achieving financial growth. He also serves as managing director for Listen Technologies Europe, where he is responsible for the day-to-day operations. He is laser-focused on increasing sales opportunities and maximizing revenue, and he believes in leading by example and influencing, motivating, and enabling others to contribute to the company’s overall success.

Keldon Paxman

Chief Financial Officer

 

Keldon Paxman

As Listen Technologies’ Chief Financial Officer and co-founder, Keldon Paxman is responsible for company strategy and day-to-day business operations. With 30-plus years of experience in leading and managing high-tech companies, Keldon understands the importance of building winning teams—and he's done just that at Listen Technologies.

Russ Gentner

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Russ Gentner

As the leader and founder of Listen Technologies, Russ Gentner serves as a mentor and motivator as he leads his team toward long-term goals and vision. An essential part of his leadership philosophy is that a clear purpose and vision gives people the passion and drive to go the extra mile together to create something that is beyond what they can achieve individually. With his lifelong passion for exceptional audio experiences, more than 40 years of experience in business and audio leadership roles, and his own experiences with hearing loss, Russ is uniquely qualified to direct Listen Technologies’ efforts in enabling venues to entertain, educate and engage by delivering the right information at the right time and place - seamlessly. His favorite part about being the CEO of Listen Technologies is seeing people succeed.

Jonathan Stanley

Chief Experience Officer

 

Jonathan Stanley

As chief experience officer at Listen Technologies, Jonathan Stanley is responsible for customer and employee experience. He creates, tests, and leads the implementation of short- and long-term strategy and messaging. Jonathan is passionate about creating alignment at all levels of the organization so that everyone understands what Listen Technologies does.

Maile Keone

President 

 

Maile Keone

As President, Maile Keone is responsible for executing the Listen Technologies' business plan. Having worked in the technology industry for the past 20 years she brings a wealth of experience to her role. Driven by a passion to find the best possible methods to position and market products has made her instrumental in sales growth year over year. Her strengths include strategic thinking and then translating that to successful execution.

 

Management Team