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Director, Business Tech, AV Ecosystem

  • Full Time
  • San Francisco
  • Applications have closed

Dolby

oin the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits, not to mention a Flex Work approach that is truly flexible to support where, when, and how you do your best work.

Dolby’s consumer entertainment and cinema businesses are bringing Dolby’s breakthrough technologies, powering the world’s top movies, TV shows, music, games, and live sports to more places around the world across a wider range of consumer experiences and devices.

The Role

As the AV Ecosystem Business Technology Leader, you’ll play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between engineering development and Dolby’s AV ecosystem strategy execution. Collaborating closely with the Business and Product team, you will co-own the AV ecosystem business segment, contributing valuable technology insights to shape our strategic direction. Your role involves unlocking fresh opportunities, overseeing tech projects aligned with the AV ecosystem, and working as an integral part of the Business Technology team. Join us to drive tech strategy, prioritize development efforts, and scale our AV content ecosystem together.

Responsibilities:

Shape Business Strategy:

Keep a pulse on emerging tech trends that could influence Dolby’s AV ecosystem.
Offer an informed perspective on the future tech landscape, translating it into actionable opportunities that guide Dolby’s strategy for the next 3-5 years.
Apply your deep understanding of the AV ecosystem to push boundaries while aligning with Dolby’s offerings and business objectives.

Foster External Interest:

Proactively seek new AV ecosystem partnerships and opportunities.
Ensure Dolby’s technology is prominently represented in partner discussions, introducing innovative ideas, and ensuring follow-through.
Cultivate trust and confidence among business and sales leaders, establishing engineering as a key collaborator in new ventures.

Streamline Project Delivery:

Define the technology vision and strategy for the AV ecosystem.
Collaborate with global Technology Centers to assemble the right teams for projects, ensuring they align with business objectives.
Monitor project progress and tackle challenges by partnering with stakeholders.
Facilitate cross-project collaboration to achieve overarching business objectives that span different areas.
Earn respect and credibility among engineers, offering effective technical guidance across project teams.

Requirements

Skillful influencer, adept at leading teams across different geographies and disciplines without formal authority.
Strong communication skills, capable of providing clear direction and inspiring others to share the vision, while also building consensus with Entertainment leaders and key stakeholders.
Highly accountable for achieving business outcomes, understanding how to steer engineering projects in the right direction.
Extensive technological expertise across multiple domains, with the ability to rapidly acquire knowledge and lead across various areas relevant to the AV ecosystem.
Proven track record of leading engineering projects in large, cross-functional initiatives.
Driven by a passion for developing AV content ecosystems around Dolby experiences, with a genuine curiosity for tech trends and new possibilities.
Balance between future-focused thinking and current execution, juggling a 3-5 year perspective alongside overseeing business priorities.