Dolby
2.7 of 5 123 reviews
www.dolby.com San Francisco, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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This company needs a Management refresh...

Finance Manager (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Dolby

ProsIt's been around forever, and will probably be around for a long time.

ConsNot much excitement.
Feels like every decision must be signed off by some secret process involving the Dolby family.
The are many other companies to further your career.

Advice to Senior ManagementI would review the current Executive Management and product strategy. Enlisting an executive search firm would be a great start.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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A state of controlled chaos

Finance (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Dolby


Pros: - Easy going people - 9/80 schedule - every other Friday… Cons: - Too consensus oriented, no one challenges status quo - Lack of processes - Management is incompetent and inconsistent -… More

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Products and technologies dominate; Marketing still catching up

Senior Product Manager (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Dolby


Pros: The vision is consistently grand -- revolutionize entertainment technology again… Cons: The mission is so broad it is difficult to focus. Acquisitions and… Advice to Senior Management: Assign dedicated engineering resources on market segments so that individuals… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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