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Helpful (3)

"5 CIOs in 5 years tells ya something"

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Current Employee - IT Manager in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - IT Manager in San Francisco, CA
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great company. The rest of the buisness is doing a great job. The IT shop hasn't gotten on board.

Cons

5 CIOs in 5 years makes for an IT organization with no direction. Those flying under the radar can make life challenging for everyone.

Advice to Management

Become more like the rest of the business. Celebrate success, work hard and have fun. Work hard and work hard and outsource is not such a good combo.

Other Employee Reviews for Dolby

  1. Helpful (5)

    "Senior Marketing & Sales leadership has ADD."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director, Marketing in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Director, Marketing in San Francisco, CA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Smart people, respectful working environment, respected brand, great industry connections, strong history, strong research and engineering teams, proven ability to solve ecosystem challenges, stock option program

    Cons

    Revolving door in marketing and sales leadership, lack of focus in executing new products, mixed record on integrating acquistions, annual review process has become highly political - a popularity contest, poor work-life balance, the "new" Dolby has less respect for the individual

    Advice to Management

    Don't try to do so much. Select solutions to a few significant industry problems and properly resource them. Focus on bulding Marketing and Sales leadership, and stop "change for change sake".


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Programmer/Analyst in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Programmer/Analyst in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good management support, great work environment, opportunities to learn, nice location, good balance of work and personal life, overall good experience

    Cons

    Can't think of any, traffic hour can be busy, far from the 101 north, the city can be cold sometimes

    Advice to Management

    They were all good, I guess more involvement, they do have their thing together and treat people with respect, good place overall

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