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Rovi names head of new discovery unit

Omar Javaid

Omar Javaid

Interactive TV technology provider Rovi has named Omar Javaid as senior vice-president of discovery. 

As head of the new discovery business group, Javaid, who was previously vice president and general manager, commercial mobility at Hewlett-Packard, will be responsible for Rovi’s discovery product offerings from concept to customer delivery and will oversee aspects of the group’s activity including engineering, architecture, user experience, product lifecycle management, programme management and product marketing, according to Rovi.

“With extensive experience in managing large scale, cloud infrastructure initiatives, Omar will bring industry best practices and proven approaches to help expedite our transition to Internet Protocol-based solutions for multiscreen guidance and discovery,” said John Burke, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Rovi.

 

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