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    Rovi Corporation (ROVI)

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    Rovi Corporation
    2830 De La Cruz Boulevard
    Santa Clara, CA 95050
    United States - Map
    Phone: 408-562-8400
    Fax: 408-567-1800
    Website: http://www.rovicorp.com

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    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Technology
    Industry:Multimedia & Graphics Software
    Full Time Employees:1,200

    Business Summary 

    Rovi Corporation provides integrated solutions for the discovery and personalization of digital entertainment to service providers and consumer electronics (CE) industry worldwide. The company offers interactive program guides (IPGs), an interactive listing of television or video program information that enables viewers to navigate through, sort, select, and schedule video programming for viewing and recording. It markets IPGs to service providers under i-Guide and Passport brands; and CE industry under the G-GUIDE and HTML Guide brands. The company also offers xD guide, a discovery application that extends the cable video experience from set-top boxes to multiple mobile screens; and Rovi digital terminal adapter guide, which supports cable operators to remove analog channels to reclaim bandwidth. In addition, it provides advertising services; Audience Management Solution, a suite of products combining big data with predictive analytics to provide TV audience insights and advertising campaign management; and metadata pertaining to music, television, movie, book, video games, and other entertainment content, as well as catalog information on celebrities, awards, sports, and other data. Further, the company provides ACP, an analog video content security solution that protects videocassettes and DVDs to CE manufacturers, motion picture studios, and semiconductor companies that supply the CE manufacturers; and VCR Plus+, connected platform, and media recognition products. Additionally, it offers search services to service providers, device manufacturers, and developers to enable their customers to navigate content; and recommendations services, which allow service providers, device manufacturers, and others to offer their customers entertainment choices. The company was formerly known as Macrovision Solutions Corporation and changed its name to Rovi Corporation in July 2009. Rovi Corporation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Rovi Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Feb 1, 2015 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 10.
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    Key Executives 
     PayExercised
    Mr. Thomas Carson , 55
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    1.06M161.00K
    Mr. Peter C. Halt , 54
    Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer
    590.00K0.00
    Ms. Pamela A. Sergeeff Esq., 42
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
    399.00K0.00
    Mr. John E. Burke , 52
    Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
    N/AN/A
    Mr. Sean P. Matthews CPA,
    Exec. VP of Strategy & Corp. Devel.
    N/AN/A
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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