As Senior Director of Sales at THX Ltd., Matthew Dever is responsible for growing revenue worldwide for the company’s automotive, cinema, consumer electronics and education divisions. He leads a team in negotiating worldwide licensing contracts with leading manufacturers, partners and customers.
Previously, Dever spent more than 20 years with Pioneer Electronics. He began his career at the company as a territory sales manager and rose to manage all aspects of sales, marketing and product development as vice president of Pioneer’s Professional Sound and Visual division. During his tenure at the company, he was responsible for the planning and execution of strategic campaigns across numerous divisions and product lines, as well as managing relationships with top-tier accounts, including Amazon, Apple, Best Buy, Guitar Center and Wal-Mart, and was instrumental in the introduction of numerous Pioneer THX Certified products across multiple categories.
Prior to Pioneer, Dever was an area operations manager at both Playback Inc., a regional electronics retailer, and at VideoConcepts, one of the first national retailers to offer video rentals.
With 35 years in the consumer electronics industry, Dever has established relationships with retailers of all sizes, industry organizations, technology and research companies, along with a wide-range of editorial contacts within the consumer electronics industry.