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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jon Kirchner

48 2010 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Melvin Flanigan

57 2003 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

Frederick Kitson

63 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Kevin Doohan

45 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Blake Welcher

54 2003 Executive Vice President - Legal, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Kris Graves

41 2013 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Brian Towne

50 2014 Executive Vice President, President DTS Asia Pacific

Patrick Watson

54 2011 Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Business Development

Geir Skaaden

49 2013 Senior Vice President, Corporate Business Development, Digital Content and Media Solutions

Eric Cohen

2016 Director

Craig Andrews

62 2010 Independent Director

L. Gregory Ballard

61 2008 Independent Director

David Habiger

47 2014 Independent Director

V. Sue Molina

67 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jon Kirchner

Mr. Jon E. Kirchner is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of DTS, Inc., since February 2010. From September 2001 to February 2010, has served as our Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since February 2010. From September 2001 to February 2010, he served as our President and Chief Executive Officer. He has been a member of our Board of Directors since August 2002. Since joining us in 1993, Mr. Kirchner has served in a number of senior leadership roles including President, COO and CFO. Previously, Mr. Kirchner worked for the consulting and audit groups at Price Waterhouse LLP (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP), an international accounting firm. During his tenure at Price Waterhouse LLP, he advised clients on a range of strategy, finance, operations and valuation issues. In 2012, Mr. Kirchner received the Ernst & Young Technology Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Greater Los Angeles. In 2011, Mr. Kirchner 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, Mr. Kirchner 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. Mr. Kirchner is a Certified Public Accountant and received a B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from Claremont McKenna College.

Melvin Flanigan

Mr. Melvin L. Flanigan is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of DTS, Inc., since September 2003. Prior to that, he served as our Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since joining us in July 1999. From March 1996 to July 1999, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Operations at SensArray Corporation, a supplier of thermal measurement products for semiconductor, LCD, and memory-disk fabrication processes. Mr. Flanigan led SensArray’s manufacturing and finance efforts. Prior to joining SensArray, Mr. Flanigan was Corporate Controller for Megatest Corporation, a manufacturer of automatic test equipment for logic and memory chips, where he was involved in international mergers and acquisitions activities. Mr. Flanigan has also previously held positions at Cooperative Solutions, Inc., a software developer in the client server transaction processing market, Hewlett-Packard Company, a provider of information technology infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services, and imaging and printing, and Price Waterhouse LLP (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP). He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an M.B.A. and B.Sc. in Accounting from Santa Clara University.

Frederick Kitson

Dr. Frederick Lee Kitson is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of DTS, Inc., since March 2010. Prior to joining us, Dr. Kitson was with Motorola from 2005 to 2010 where he led the Corporate R&D Applied Research Center as Corporate Vice President. Prior to Motorola, he was with Hewlett Packard as the Senior Director of the Mobile and Media Systems Labs and led various research and development efforts relating to speech coding, lossless compression, mobile content delivery, and video-on-demand. Dr. Kitson holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware, a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a doctorate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Colorado and completed an executive program at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. He is a prolific publisher of technical papers, a frequently invited keynote speaker in the multimedia area and holds seven patents.

Kevin Doohan

Mr. Kevin Doohan is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of DTS Inc., since January 2014. From September 2012 to January 2014, Mr. Doohan served as the Executive Vice President, Marketing at Machinima, the leading video entertainment network for young men, where he oversaw the marketing function including brand marketing, public relations, audience development, trade and partner marketing, and research. Prior to his role at Machinima, Mr. Doohan served as the head of digital marketing from November 2008 to June 2012 at Red Bull, an energy drink and media company, where his team was responsible for significant growth across digital channels, especially in social media. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Doohan led all digital marketing at ConAgra Foods, including the corporate brand and consumer brands such as Healthy Choice, Butterball, Orville Redenbacher’s, Hunt’s, and Slim Jim. From 1997 to 2004, Mr. Doohan held senior marketing roles at Digital Insight (now an Intuit company) and Cendant Corporation. Mr. Doohan holds an M.B.A. from Northeastern University and a B.S. in Graphic Arts & Marketing from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Blake Welcher

Mr. Blake A. Welcher is Executive Vice President - Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of DTS, Inc., since September 2003. Prior to September 2003, he served as our Vice President and General Counsel since February 2000. From April 1999 to February 2000, Mr. Welcher served as our General Counsel, Intellectual Property, where he was responsible for the Company’s intellectual property assets and licensing. Prior to joining us, from April 1997 to April 1999, Mr. Welcher served as an intellectual property attorney for Koppel & Jacobs, where he provided intellectual property support and counsel for clients in the electrical, mechanical, and entertainment industries. Previously, he served in the same capacity for the Cabot Corporation, a global specialty chemicals company. Mr. Welcher holds a J.D. and Masters of Intellectual Property from Franklin Pierce Law Center and a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo.

Kris Graves

Ms. Kris M. Graves is Executive Vice President - Human Resources of DTS, Inc., since April 2013. Previously she served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources since March 2012. Prior to that, Ms. Graves served as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administration at THQ Inc., a developer and publisher of interactive software, from October 2009 to March 2012, and was responsible for developing human capital strategies and programs. From March 2003 to October 2009, Ms. Graves held a variety of progressive human resources leadership positions at THQ. Prior to joining THQ, Kris served in a human resources management role for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from July 2001 to March 2003. She also served as a senior consultant at Ernst & Young LLP from August 1997 to June 2000, and advised clients on human resources strategies and systems. Ms. Graves holds a bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University.

Brian Towne

Mr. Brian D. Towne is Executive Vice President, President DTS Asia Pacific of DTS, Inc. Prior to this role, Mr. Towne was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer beginning in June 2010 and prior to that he served as our Executive Vice President and General Manager since February 2009. Previously, he served as our Senior Vice President and General Manager Consumer Division since August 2006 and, prior to that, as our Senior Vice President Consumer/Pro Audio since August 2003. From April 2002 to August 2003, he served as Director of Product Management at Kenwood USA Corporation, a manufacturer of mobile electronics, home entertainment, and communications equipment, where he led all home and mobile entertainment product planning and development for the North American market. From August 1995 to April 2002, Mr. Towne held various product planning, development and marketing positions at Kenwood USA. Prior to Kenwood USA, he held various research and development and marketing positions at Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc., the sales and marketing arm of Pioneer Corporation, a manufacturer of consumer and commercial electronics. Mr. Towne spent part of his tenure at Pioneer living and working in Japan. He also previously served as an Electronics Specialist in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Towne holds a B.S. in Engineering Technology, with honors, from California Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Patrick Watson

Mr. Patrick J. Watson is Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Business Development of DTS Inc., December 2011. Previously he served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development since September 2003. From September 2003 to March 2012, Mr. Watson served as our Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development. From February 2000 to September 2003, Mr. Watson served as our Vice President of Business Development and, from February 1997 to January 2000, as our Director of Technical Sales, where he led the penetration of our technology in the consumer electronics home theater market, as well as the proliferation of our technology in new markets such as cars, personal computers, video games, and broadcast. Prior to joining us, Mr. Watson worked in technical sales for a number of firms focused on audio coding technology including Audio Processing Technology Ltd. and AlgoRhythmic Technology, Ltd. both located in Northern Ireland. He graduated from Ulster University in Northern Ireland with a degree in engineering and from Queens University in Belfast, Northern Ireland with a Masters in Electronics.

Geir Skaaden

Mr. Geir Skaaden is Senior Vice President, Corporate Business Development, Digital Content and Media Solutions of DTS, Inc., December 2013, He previously served as our Senior Vice President, Products & Platforms from April 2012 to December 2013. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Skaaden served in a number of positions overseeing numerous aspects including strategic sales, licensing operations, and business development. Prior to joining us in 2008, Mr. Skaaden served as the Chief Executive Officer at Neural Audio Corporation from 2004 to 2008, where he previously served as Vice President, Corporate Development from 2002 to 2004. Previously, Mr. Skaaden served as a partner at Housley Investments from 1999 to 2001, Vice President, Business Development at Dynasty International from 1994 to 1999, and a Senior Analyst at Scandinavian Trade Service from 1989 to 1994. Mr. Skaaden holds a B.A. in Finance from the University of Oregon, a Business degree from the Norwegian School of Management and an M.B.A. from the University of Washington.

Eric Cohen

Craig Andrews

Mr. Craig S. Andrews, J.D., is Independent Director of DTS, Inc., since June 2010. Mr. Andrews has been Senior Counsel to the law firm of DLA Piper LLP (US) since January 2010, and was a partner at the firm from May 2008 through January 2010, and served as Co-Chairman of the firm’s Emerging Company Practice Group. Mr. Andrews has also been Chief Operating Officer of Renova Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held gene therapy company, since June 2008. From March 2003 to June 2008, he was a stockholder of Heller Ehrman, LLP. From March 1987 to February 2003, he was a partner at the Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison law firm, other than for the period from May 2000 to January 2002, during which he spent time as the vice-president of business development at Air Fiber, Inc., a private telecommunications company, and as a partner at the law firm of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Andrews has been advising boards of directors of public and private companies for more than 35 years, with a focus in representing emerging-growth companies, as well as an expertise in general business and corporate law. Mr. Andrews has played an important role in the formation and development of numerous companies. From September 1999 until its sale in 2010, he was a director of Rubio’s Restaurants, Inc. (formerly a NASDAQ listed company), where he was the chairman of the nominating and corporate governance committee and a member of the company’s compensation committee. He has previously served as director of numerous other public and private companies, including Encad, Inc. (formerly a NASDAQ listed company) and Collateral Therapeutics, Inc. (formerly a NASDAQ listed company). Mr. Andrews received a B.A. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a J.D. from the University of Michigan.

L. Gregory Ballard

Mr. L. Gregory Ballard is Independent Director of DTS, Inc., since May 2008. He currently serves as Senior Vice President of Mobile, Social and Emerging Platforms for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. From May 2010 to September 2010, Mr. Ballard served as Chief Executive Officer of Transpera, Inc., a mobile video advertising network. From October 2003 through December 2009, Mr. Ballard served as President & Chief Executive Officer of Glu Mobile Inc., a publisher of mobile video games. From April 2007 to November 2009, Mr. Ballard served as a director of Glu Mobile Inc., a public reporting company. Previously, Mr. Ballard has also served on the board of Pinnacle Systems, Inc., Imagine Games Network and THQ Inc. He has also served on the Compensation Committee of Pinnacle Systems, Inc. Prior to joining Glu Mobile in October of 2003, Mr. Ballard consulted for Virgin USA, Inc. from April 2003 to September 2003. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer at SONICblue Incorporated, a manufacturer of ReplayTV digital video recorders and Rio digital music players, from August 2002 to April 2003, when it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Mr. Ballard was also Executive Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at SONICblue from April 2002 to August 2002. Between July 2001 and April 2002, Mr. Ballard worked as a consultant. Mr. Ballard served as Chief Executive Officer of MyFamily.com, Inc. (later Ancestry.com), a subscription-based Internet service, from January 2000 to July 2001. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer or in another senior executive capacity with 3dfx Interactive, Inc., an advanced graphics chip manufacturer, Warner Custom Music Corp., a division of Time Warner, Inc., Capcom Entertainment, Inc., a developer and publisher of video games, and Digital Pictures, Inc., a video game developer and publisher. Mr. Ballard holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Redlands and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

David Habiger

Mr. David C. Habiger is Independent Director of DTS, Inc., since March 2014. Mr. Habiger is currently a Senior Advisor at Silver Lake Partners and a Venture Partner with the Pritzker Group. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of NDS Group Ltd., a provider of video software and content security solutions that was acquired by Cisco in August 2012. In 2011, he was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and in 2010 for Northern California, Hollywood Reporter chose him as one of their Digital Power 50. In 2008, he was chosen as one of Corporate Leader Magazine’s 40 under 40 business leaders. Mr. Habiger worked with the founding members of Sonic Solutions from 1992 to 2011 and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sonic from 2005 to 2011. As CEO of Sonic, he led the company as it redefined its core e-Commerce business and established a leadership role as one of the largest global providers of premium movies and TV shows via web connected consumer electronics and mobile devices. He serves as a director for Control4 Corporation, Echo Global Logistics, Inc., Enova International, Inc., Immersion Corporation, Textura Corporation, and RealD Inc. He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and is on the Advisory Board of the University of Chicago Center for Entrepreneurship. Mr. Habiger received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. Norbert College and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

V. Sue Molina

Ms. V. Sue Molina is Independent Director of DTS, Inc., since January 2008. From November 1997 until her retirement in May 2004, she was a tax partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP, an international accounting firm, serving from 2000 until May 2004 as the national partner in charge of Deloitte’s Initiative for the Retention and Advancement of Women. Prior to that, she spent twenty years with Ernst & Young LLP, an international accounting firm, the last ten years as a partner. Ms. Molina has prior board experience serving on the Board of Directors, chair of the Compensation Committee and member of the Audit Committee of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and on the Board of Directors, chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee of Royal Neighbors of America. She holds a B.S.B.A. and a Masters of Accounting degree from the University of Arizona. Ms. Molina was selected to serve on our Board due to her extensive accounting and financial expertise, her experience in advising Boards and her past service on Boards of public companies.

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