February 4, 2021

Eggs 194: Chris Leonard - Podcaster and Director of Audio at IMS Technology Services

This week on Eggs we have special guest Chris Leonard. Chris has been in the live audio business for nearly 20 years. Early in his career, he toured as a monitor engineer with Maryland Sound International, and such artists as Tears for Fears, Don Henley, Disturbed, Josh Groban, Anthony Hamilton, and more.

Presently, Chris is the Director of Audio at IMS Technology Services, a full-scale production company that provides audio, video, and lighting solutions for special events, conferences, and conventions nationwide. Chris and his team have provided technical support for some of the largest events around including the Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl victory parade in 2018, which saw more than 800,000 people in attendance, and the last four presidential inaugurations.

Joining us to talk about getting his start in the audio business, what it’s like to run the largest stages in the world, what the future holds for the live entertainment industry, and so much more, please welcome to the show, Chris Leonard.


Chris Leonard
Podcaster and Director of Audio at IMS Technology Services
IMS Technology Services: https://imsts.com/
How we got Loud Podcast: https://www.howwegotloud.com/
Signal to Noise Podcast: https://www.prosoundweb.com/podcasts/signal-to-noise/

Hosted by: Michael Smith and Ryan Roghaar
Produced by: Michael Smith and Ryan Roghaar
Edited by: Audiostar Entertainment
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