Avid Technology Inc., 1996 Annual Report

Corporate Information

Independent accountants |
Coopers & Lybrand L.L.P.
Boston, Massachusetts

Transfer agent and registrar |
Boston Equiserve, L.P.
150 Royall Street
Canton, MA 02021

Shareholder inquiries |
Inquiries relating to the Company,
its activities or its securities should be
addressed to:

R. Scott Higgins
Director of Investor Relations
Avid Technology, Inc.
One Park West
Tewksbury, MA 01876
tel 508 640 3033
fax 508 640 1366
email IR@avid.com

Common shares |
Traded on the Nasdaq National Market
under the symbol "AVID"

Annual meeting of shareholders |
The Annual Meeting of Shareholders will
take place at 10:00 am on June 4, 1997 at
100 Federal Street
Boston, MA 02110

International offices |
Amsterdam Montreal
Beijing Munich
Berlin Osaka
Dublin Paris
Hamburg Seoul
Hong Kong Singapore
London Sydney
Madrid Tokyo
Manchester Toronto
Milan Warsaw

Board of directors |
William J. Miller
Chairman of the Board, President and
Chief Executive Officer
Avid Technology, Inc.

William S. Kaiser
General Partner
Greylock Capital Limited Partnership

Charles T. Brumback
Former Chairman of the Board
Tribune Company

William E. Foster
Chairman of the Board, President and CEO
Stratus Computer, Inc.

Peter C. Gotcher
Former President and CEO
Digidesign, Inc.

Robert M. Halperin
Retired President
Raychem Corporation

Paul A. Maeder
Managing General Partner
Highland Capital Partners

William J. Warner
Chairman of the Board
Wildfire Communications, Inc.

Corporate headquarters |
Avid Technology, Inc.
One Park West
Tewksbury, MA 01876
tel 508 640 6789
website   www.avid.com

European headquarters |
Avid Technology Europe Limited
Pinewood Studios
Pinewood Road
Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire SLO ONH

Asia Pacific headquarters |
Avid Technology S.E. (Asia) Pte. Ltd.
315 Alexandria Road
#03-01 Performance Center
Singapore 159944
Republic of Singapore

Domestic offices |
Atlanta New York
Chicago Palo Alto
Dallas San Francisco
Denver Tewksbury
Los Angeles Washington D.C.

Corporate management |
William J. Miller
Chairman of the Board, President and
Chief Executive Officer

William L. Flaherty
Senior Vice President of Finance
and Chief Financial Officer

David R. Froker
Senior Vice President and
General Manager of Digidesign Division

C. Edward Hazen
Senior Vice President of Business
Development and Corporate Treasurer

Clifford A. Jenks
Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
and Marketing

Rose G. O'Donnell
Senior Vice President of Engineering

David E. Olson
Senior Vice President of Worldwide
Operations; Chief Operating Officer of
Digidesign Division

Judith M. Oppenheim
Senior Vice President of Human
Resources and Corporate Services

Eric C. Peters
Senior Vice President and
Chief Technology Officer

Avid, Media Composer, Open Media Framework, Film
Composer, AudioVision, Newscutter, and Airplay are
registered trademarks and Xpress, Jester, Media
Illusion, Avid Cinema, MediaServer, AvidNet,
CamCutter, NewsView, NetStation, are trademarks of
Avid Technology, Inc. Digidesign and ProTools are a
registered trademark of Digidesign, a division of Avid
Technology, Inc. Elastic Reality is a registered trade-
mark of Elastic Reality, a division of Avid Technology,
Inc. Matador is a registered trademark of Avid
Technology, Inc. in the United Kingdom. All other
trademarks contained herein are the property of their
respective owners.