Jim Garrett


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Director of Marketing & Product Managment
Company Name
Harman Industries, JBL

Jim Garrett had music and art engrained in his life at young age. Garrett found playing music was a great way to break out of his shell when he was young. His first job was at Best Buy and from there he became the Department Supervisor for their Audio Department. He later became the District Trainer for Audio Products at Best Buy. Later, he began working at Harman Electronics as Product Manager and currently manages all of their marketing and product development. Throughout his 20+ years in consumer electronics, Garret has dabbled in the mass-retail, specialty retail, and manufacturing sides of consumer electronics.