People: DTS Inc (DTSI.OQ)
26 Jan 2015
Mr. Jon E. Kirchner is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of DTS, Inc., since February 2010. From September 2001 to February 2010, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since August 2002. Since joining the Company 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 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. Mr. Kirchner is a Certified Public Accountant and received a B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from Claremont McKenna College.
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