Tom Rogers, President and CEO of digital video recorder pioneer TiVo, will deliver a keynote speech on Wednesday 7 October at the 25th edition of MIPCOM, the world’s entertainment content market, which takes place in Cannes from 5 to 9 October. Rogers will open MIPCOM’s Connected Entertainment conference track which focuses on the impact of Internet-enabled TV and how technology is changing the face of content delivery to the home.
During a keynote interview with The Hollywood Reporter editor-in-chief, Elizabeth Guider, Tom Rogers will discuss his vision for the future of television and advertising. He will outline how TiVo has revolutionized the way consumers watch and access home entertainment.
When Rogers took up his post at TiVo in 2005, his first mission was to reposition the company by putting it at the heart of the digital revolution. He redefined the company’s business model and technological strategy to bring TiVo to the forefront of current changes in technologies. Before joining TiVo, Tom Rogers held a range of executive positions in traditional media and new media companies, notably as President of NBC Cable and Executive Vice President of NBC, where he founded the business news channel CNBC.
Founded in 1997, TiVo, the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders prompted a whole new approach to television thanks to its development of the first commercially available DVR, which empowered the viewer to take control of their TV experience.