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Chairman at Dolby Laboratories
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University of California, Berkeley



Peter Gotcher attended the University of California at Berkeley, where he graduated with a B.A. degree with university honors in 1981.After working at Dolby Laboratories in San Francisco from 1982 to 1984, Gotcher founded Digidesign Inc. and served as its president, CEO, and chairman. Digidesign became the world's leading manufacturer of Digital Audio Workstations during Gotcher's tenure as CEO, and its ProTools products have become the industry standard for audio recording and music production.

The company completed a successful initial public offering in December 1993 and was one of the 10 best performing NASDAQ stocks of 1994 (up 137 percent). Digidesign was acquired by Avid Technology Inc. in 1995, and Gotcher remained as the general manager of Digidesign and an executive vice president of Avid until May 1996. He served on the board of directors of Avid until 2002.

At the 2000 Grammy Awards, Gotcher... See More

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