Pete Thompson

TiVo COO joins Amazon as VP of Alexa Voice Services

TiVo’s chief operating officer, Pete Thompson, has left the company to join Amazon as vice-president of Alexa Voice Services. Thompson’s departure, effective October 6, was confirmed in an 8K form TiVo filed last week with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, which said Thompson had left to “pursue an external employment opportunity with a larger […]

Rovi appoints former Ericsson exec to oversee TiVo integration

Rovi has appointed former Ericsson executive, Pete Thompson, as its new chief operating officer to oversee the integration of TiVo. Thompson, who was senior vice president of Ericsson’s Mediaroom Business Group before he leaving the company in 2015, will report to Rovi’s president and CEO, Tom Carson. Based in TiVo’s office in San Jose, Thomson […]

SeaWell names Mediaroom executive to board

Video distribution technology provider SeaWell Networks has named a Microsoft Mediaroom executive to its board of directors. Pete Thompson, vice-president of Microsoft Mediaroom, has joined SeaWell’s board. Thompson joined Microsoft in 2006. “At SeaWell, our mission is to provide operators with the same capabilities and level of control over multiscreen as they’re used to in […]