Jon E. Kirchner

Jon Kirchner is our chief executive officer and also serves on our board of directors.  Previously he was president of Xperi following the completion of the acquisition of DTS in December 2016. At DTS he was appointed chairman of the board of directors in 2010 and served as its chief executive officer beginning 2001. Jon led DTS through a period of significant success, growing it from a small startup, to a global industry leader generating over $190 million in licensing revenue. After joining DTS in 1993, Jon served in a number of senior leadership roles including president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer. Prior to joining DTS he worked for the consulting and audit groups at Price Waterhouse LLP (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP). During his tenure at Price Waterhouse LLP, he advised clients on a range of strategy, finance, operations and valuation issues. In 2012, Jon received the Ernst & Young Technology Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Greater Los Angeles and in 2011, he was honored by the Producers Guild of America, receiving the “Digital 25: Leaders in Emerging Entertainment” award for being among the visionaries that have made significant contributions to the advancement of digital entertainment and storytelling.

Since June of 2012, Jon has served on the board of directors of Free Stream Media Corporation (Samba TV), a leader in developing cross platform TV experiences for consumers and advertisers. Jon is a Certified Public Accountant and received a B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from Claremont McKenna College.

Richard "Rick" S. Hill

Richard S. Hill has served as a member of the Board since August 2012 and as Chairman of the Board since March 2013. Mr. Hill also served as the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer from April 15, 2013 until May 29, 2013. Mr. Hill previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors of Novellus Systems Inc., until its acquisition for more than $3 billion by Lam Research Corporation in June 2012. During his nearly 20 years leading Novellus Systems, a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of semiconductor equipment used in fabricating integrated circuits, Mr. Hill grew annual revenues from approximately $100 million to over $1 billion. Before joining Novellus in 1993, Mr. Hill spent 12 years with Tektronix Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of test and measurement devices such as oscilloscopes and logic analyzers. Mr. Hill rose through the ranks of the corporation starting as a General Manager of the Integrated Circuits division, and finishing his time as the President of the Tektronix Development Company and Tektronix Components Corporation. Before joining Tektronix, Mr. Hill worked in a variety of engineering and management positions with General Electric, Motorola and Hughes Aircraft Company. Presently, Mr. Hill is a member of the Boards of Directors of Autodesk, Inc., a multinational software corporation that makes software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries, Arrow Electronics, Inc., a global provider of products and services to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing, Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, the leading global supplier of chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) slurries and a growing CMP pad supplier to the semiconductor industry, and Planar Systems, Inc., a display and digital signage technology company. Mr. Hill previously served on the Board of Directors of LSI Corporation. Mr. Hill received a B.S. in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois in Chicago and an M.B.A. from Syracuse University.

Recent Stock Transactions by Richard "Rick" S. Hill
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Apr 27, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,470 n/a
Tudor Brown

Tudor Brown has served on the Board since May 2013. Mr. Brown was one of the founding members and until May 2012, President of ARM Holdings plc (“ARM”), a publicly-traded, semiconductor IP and software design company based in Cambridge, UK. Mr. Brown began his career at ARM over twenty years ago as a principal engineer and later assumed other roles, including Chief Technical Officer from 1997 through 2000, Chief Operating Officer from 2001 through 2008, and a member of the board of directors from 2001 through his retirement in May 2012. Mr. Brown became President of ARM in July 2008 with responsibility for developing high-level relationships with industry partners and governmental agencies and for regional development, and served as a director on ARM’s board of directors. Mr. Brown serves on the board of directors of Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and was a non-executive director of ANT Software Limited, a UK company, from April 2005 until February 2013. He became an independent director of Lenovo Group, listed on HKSE, in January 2013 and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation in August 2013 and was a member of the advisory board of Annapurna Labs up until January 2015. Mr. Brown received an MA degree in Electrical Sciences from Cambridge University, and holds one patent in low-power logic. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Recent Stock Transactions by Tudor Brown
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Apr 27, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,470 n/a
John Chenault

John Chenault has served on the Board since March 2013. Mr. Chenault served as Chief Financial Officer of Novellus Systems, a semiconductor company, from April 2005 to September 2005, at which point he retired. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Corporate Development from February 2005 to April 2005, Vice President of Operation and Administration from September 2003 to February 2005, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Service from February 2002 to September 2003 and Executive Vice President of Business Operations from July 1997 to January 2002. Mr. Chenault also served on the board of directors of Ultra Clean Technology from June 2009 to July 2015. Mr. Chenault received a Bachelor of Business degree in Economics and an M.B.A. from Western Illinois University.

Recent Stock Transactions by John Chenault
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Apr 27, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,470 n/a
Dave Habiger

Dave Habiger joined our Board of Directors in December 2016. Most recently he served on the DTS board as Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. He is currently a venture partner with the Pritzker Group and a senior advisor to Silver Lake. Previously, Dave was the interim CEO of Textura Corporation prior to its sale to Oracle. He also held the CEO position at NDS Group Ltd. prior to its sale to Cisco Systems, and was president and CEO at Sonic Solutions prior to its sale to Rovi. He demonstrated his skill in leading companies through all stages of development by guiding Sonic through an IPO and to its position as a leading cloud-based provider of premium movies and TV shows. Dave serves on a variety of public and private boards and is a member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. He is on the advisory board for the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago and a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Dave received a BBA degree from St. Norbert College and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Recent Stock Transactions by Dave Habiger
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Apr 27, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,470 n/a
Dec 6, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,446 n/a
George A. Riedel

George A. Riedel has served on the Board since May 2013. Mr. Riedel is currently the Chairman and CEO of Cloudmark, a private SF based network security company. Mr. Riedel joined the board at Cloudmark in June 2013, became Chairman in January 2014 and CEO in December 2014. Mr. Riedel is currently the Chairman of the Board of Montreal-based Accedian Networks, where he has served as a director since 2010. Mr. Riedel has also served on the board of directors of PeerApp since 2011. Mr. Riedel served on the board of directors of Blade Network Technologies from 2009 until its sale to IBM in 2010. In March 2006, Mr. Riedel joined Nortel Networks Corporation, a publicly-traded, multinational, telecommunications equipment manufacturer (“Nortel”), as part of the turnaround team as the Chief Strategy Officer. His role changed after Nortel initiated creditor protection under the respective restructuring regimes of Canada under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, in the U.S. under the Bankruptcy Code, the United Kingdom under the Insolvency Act 1986, on January 14, 2009, and subsequently, Israel, to lead the sale/restructuring of various carrier and enterprise business units through a series of transactions to leading industry players such as Ericsson, Avaya and Ciena. Mr. Riedel led the efforts to create stand-alone business units, carve out the relevant P&L and balance sheet elements and assign predominately used patents to enable sales of the assets. In 2010, Mr. Riedel’s role changed to President of Business Units and CSO as he took leadership of the effort to monetize the remaining 6,500 patents and applications patents as well as manage the P&L for several business units that were held for sale. The 2011 patent sale led to an unprecedented transaction of $4.5 billion to a consortium of Apple, Ericsson, RIM, Microsoft and EMC. Prior to Nortel, Mr. Riedel was the Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development of Juniper Networks, Inc., a publicly-traded designer, developer and manufacturer of networking products, from 2003 until 2006. Previously, Mr. Riedel was also a Director at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, where he spent 15 years serving clients in the telecom and technology sectors in Asia and North America on a range of strategy and growth issues. Mr. Riedel earned a BS with Distinction in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Recent Stock Transactions by George A. Riedel
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
May 23, 2017 Automatic Sell 312 31.75
Apr 28, 2017 Automatic Sell 2,499 33.51
Apr 27, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,470 n/a
Feb 24, 2017 Automatic Sell 312 38.61
Jan 9, 2017 Automatic Sell 8,000 44.30
Christopher A. Seams

Christopher A. Seams has served as a director since March 2013. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Seams was the Chief Executive Officer of Deca Technologies. Prior to Deca Technologies, Mr. Seams served as executive vice president of sales and marketing at Cypress Semiconductor and held various technical and operational management positions in manufacturing, development, and operations. Prior to joining Cypress in 1990, he worked in process development for Advanced Micro Devices and Philips Research Laboratories. Mr. Seams also serves on the Board of Directors of Nanometrics Inc. Mr. Seams earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University and his master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Seams is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Recent Stock Transactions by Christopher A. Seams
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Apr 27, 2017 Automatic Sell 4,998 33.58
Apr 27, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,470 n/a
Mar 27, 2017 Automatic Sell 1,250 36.49
Jan 9, 2017 Automatic Sell 15,000 44.30

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