SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--TiVo Corporation (NASDAQ: TIVO), a global leader in entertainment technology and audience insights, announced today that Roz Ho has joined the company as senior vice president and general manager, consumer and metadata.
Ms. Ho will lead TiVo’s consumer and metadata teams, adding significant strength to TiVo’s leadership bench and its growing product businesses. She will oversee the company’s strategic product roadmaps, manage business operations and will continue to partner with TiVo’s business groups to drive the award-winning TiVo product portfolio to further success. Ms. Ho will be based out of the company’s San Jose office and will report directly to Pete Thompson, executive vice president and chief operating officer, TiVo.
“As a seasoned technology veteran, Roz brings extensive experience managing engineering teams and the incubation of key product launches, making her an especially good fit for this executive position at TiVo,” said Mr. Thompson. “Her impressive corporate background, leading large global teams and driving the delivery of prized software and services will be key to this role and we’re pleased to have her on-board to further our consumer and metadata businesses.”
Previously, Ms. Ho was head of product management for Ericsson TV and video products including Mediaroom, MediaFirst and Content Management System. In this role, she was responsible for the product strategy, roadmap and business models, and for managing a development team of approximately 300 engineers to deliver innovative products that addressed the fast-evolving trends in the TV and video market.
Prior to Ericsson, Ms. Ho held several key roles at Microsoft, including engineering roles in Office, general manager of the Macintosh Business Unit and corporate vice president of Premium Mobile Experiences. In these positions, Ms. Ho drove the strategic vision as well as the engineering and marketing execution of the business, creating a complete consumer experience across the company’s hardware, software and service offerings. Ms. Ho started her career in tech as a software engineer at Bank of America and Hewlett Packard.
“TiVo has a significant opportunity to change the way we search, discover and enjoy entertainment,” said Ms. Ho. “TiVo has an industry-leading metadata catalog, strong industry partnerships and an innovative product line, which puts the company in a unique position to help the media industry deliver TV and video experiences to people in the modern world. I look forward to this opportunity while working alongside the talented team in place.”
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