Glenn Phoenix formed Westlake Audio in 1971 with the goal of providing high quality loud speakers that utilized the latest in audio technology. This remains the goal of the company, which has developed a number of successful and innovative loud speakers including the LC and BBSM series, and well as the Reference professional series with its high power monitoring capabilities. Glenn has also designed a number of recording studios around the world including several awarding winning studios in Southern California. In addition, Glenn has written white papers for AES including "P.E. Distortion: The Last Barrier to High Fidelity?" in 2004.