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    Rovi Corporation (ROVI)

    17.62 Up 0.27(1.56%) Apr 29, 4:00PM EDT
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    Rovi Corporation
    2 Circle Star Way
    San Carlos, CA 94070
    United States - Map
    Phone: (408) 567-1800
    Fax: (408) 562-8400
    Website: http://www.rovicorp.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Multimedia & Graphics Software
    Full Time Employees:1,100

    Business Summary 

    Rovi Corporation provides 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, Passport, and FanTV 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 an user interface on tablets and smartphones; and Rovi digital terminal adapter guide, which supports cable operators to remove analog channels to reclaim bandwidth. In addition, it provides 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; Audience Management Solution, a suite of products combining big data with predictive analytics to provide TV audience insights and advertising campaign management; and advertising services. Further, the company offers ACP, an analog video content security solution that protects videocassettes and DVDs to CE manufacturers, content production studios, and semiconductor companies that supply the CE manufacturers; and VCR Plus+, connected platform, and media recognition products. Additionally, it provides advanced search, recommendation, and conversation services to service providers, device manufacturers, and application/service developers. 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 Apr 1, 2016 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 6.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Thomas Carson , 56
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Exec. Director
    Mr. Peter C. Halt , 55
    Chief Financial Officer
    Mr. John E. Burke , 53
    Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
    Ms. Pamela A. Sergeeff Esq., 43
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
    Mr. Wesley Gutierrez , 38
    Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 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.
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