California Diversity Council Names Lewis Chew, Dolby Laboratories CFO a Top Multicultural Leader in Technology for 2017

Chew among recipients honored for leadership, promoting diversity, inclusion, and ethics

SAN FRANCISCO--()--The California Diversity Council honored Dolby Chief Financial Officer, Lewis Chew, among others at its 26th Brilliance in Diversity Awards Dinner on Wednesday April 26. He was included among 50 multicultural executives, influencers and achievers impacting the technology industry.

“The 2017 Top 50 Multicultural Leaders in Technology recognizes the most outstanding individuals leading the technology industry”

“The 2017 Top 50 Multicultural Leaders in Technology recognizes the most outstanding individuals leading the technology industry,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “It is our pleasure to highlight such deserving leaders for the hard work and dedication to this growing industry.”

Chew has served as Dolby Laboratories CFO since June 2012. His prior roles included being CFO at National Semiconductor Corporation and partner at KPMG LLP before coming to the San Francisco based leader at the intersection of art, science and technology.

The 2017 Top 50 Multicultural Leaders in Technology selection was based on the following criteria:

  • Top leader in their organization and profession
  • Directly contributes to business growth or strategic direction of the organization
  • Maintains a record of accomplishments in areas of expertise
  • Effective role model who inspires women and is active in mentoring the next generation of women in the industry
  • Operates with the highest integrity and ethical behavior
  • Demonstrates a commitment to corporate citizenship

About Dolby Laboratories

Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) creates audio, video, and voice technologies that transform entertainment and communications in mobile devices, at the cinema, at home, and at work. For more than 50 years, sight and sound experiences have become more vibrant, clear, and powerful in Dolby. For more information, please visit

Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. All other trademarks remain the property of their respective owners. DLB-G.

About the California Diversity Council

A non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion. More information about the California Diversity Council is available at


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California Diversity Council named Dolby Laboratories CFO Lewis Chew a Top Multicultural Leader in Technology for 2017.

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