THIEL's Kathy Gornik and Noel Lee of Monster to Appear on CNBC's "The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch"

CNBC's The Big Idea will feature guests Kathy Gornik, president and co-founder of THIEL Loudspeakers and Noel Lee, The Head Monster of Monster, the world's leading manufacturer of premium cables, power conditioning products and accessories.

Lexington, KY, Dec. 18, 2007 -The December 19th (2007) airing of CNBC's The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch will feature guests Kathy Gornik, Co -Owner and President of THIEL Loudspeakers, a manufacturer of ultimate performance loudspeakers, and Noel Lee, The Head Monster of Monster, the world's leading manufacturer of premium cables, power conditioning products and accessories. The show can be viewed on the CNBC cable television network at 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. EST or 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. PST.

The episode with Gornik and Lee, filmed at CNBC headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, is one of a four -part series entitled "The Road to CES," highlighting entrepreneurs that have used, or plan to use, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas as a means to establish and grow their businesses.

Gornik and Lee are asked to cite examples of how participation in the CES show has benefited them, followed by a segment where Gornik and Lee offer advice to husband wife entrepreneurial team Bruce and M.G. Howard, founders of LightGlove.

Kathy Gornik and Noel Lee are both members of the Consumer Electronics Association's executive board, which sponsors CES. The 2008 CES runs from Jan. 7th through Jan.10th at the Las Vegas Convention Center.


THIEL Audio Products Company is a privately -held engineering -driven organization that performs research, design, and manufacturing of loudspeakers for the highest quality home music and video sound reproduction. Our products incorporate a variety of technological advancements in driver design, acoustical construction techniques, and crossover design. All our work is directed toward one end: to provide the most realistic sound reproduction possible. THIEL manufactures fourteen individual products; the surface -mount PowerPoint 1.2; in -wall PowerPlane1.2; in -ceiling HigherPlane1.2; flat -panel video display speaker ViewPoint; SS1, SS2, SS3, and SS4 subwoofers, the SmartSub™ Integrator bookshelf -sized SCS4 and MCS1; and the floor -standing CS1.6, CS2.4, CS3.7, all ranging in price from $990 to $9,900 EA. (

About Monster
Monster, under its Monster Cable® brand, is the world's leading manufacturer of connectivity solutions for high performance audio, video, car audio, computer, console and computer gaming, professional audio and sound reinforcement. Monster, under its Monster Power® brand, is also the leading manufacturer of high performance AC power line conditioning and protection products for audio/video systems. (

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