Jon E. Kirchner has been a leader in the technology space for more than 20 years. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Xperi Inc. (NYSE: XPER). Xperi is dedicated to creating innovative technology solutions that enable extraordinary experiences for people around the world. Formerly Jon served as Chairman and CEO of DTS, Inc. and led DTS from a small startup to a globally recognized leader in audio enhancement and delivery technology for movies, music and video games. He served as DTS’ chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors from 2002 - 2016. 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.
Xperi Inc. (formerly Tessera Holding Corporation; formerly Xperi Holding Corporation) is an American technology company that licenses technology and intellectual property in areas such as mobile computing, communications, memory and data storage, and three-dimensional integrated circuit (3D IC) technologies, among others. Markets include semiconductor packaging and interconnect solutions, mobile, computational imaging, audio and automotive. Tessera, a former subsidiary of Xperi, has licensed its chip packaging technology to numerous semiconductor manufacturers, including Intel and Samsung Electronics.