Tom Carson

TiVo appoints former AT&T CTO as chief executive

TiVo has appointed the former executive vice president and chief technical officer of AT&T’s Entertainment Group, Enrique Rodriguez, as its new chief executive officer. Rodriguez takes up his new position, as well as a place on the TiVo board of directors, effective immediately. He succeeds Thomas Carson, who announced his intention to retire as TiVo […]

Rovi agrees US$1.1bn TiVo buyout

Rovi Corporation has agreed to buy TiVo in a cash and stock deal worth roughly US$1.1 billion (€961 million). Rovi CEO Tom Carson will lead the combined firm, which will “adopt the iconic TiVo brand” as the new company name. Announcing the deal, Rovi said that the combining the two companies would provide them with complementary […]