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Company Profile
Company Name TiVo
CEO Name Tom Rogers
CEO Compensation $1,683,959
Annual Company Revenue $238,179,000
Federal Lobbying/Political Donations ('09-'12*) $450,000
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2011 data unless otherwise noted.
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TiVo, Inc. is a publicly owned company whose primary product is its Tivo digital video recorder. Founded in 1997, the company "created a brand-new product and service category with the development of the world's first digital video recorder (DVR)."[1] The company is headquartered in Alviso, California.[2]

In 2011, TiVo reported $238,179,000 in net revenues.[3]

Ties to Pete Peterson's "Fix the Debt"

The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." TiVo is part of the Campaign to Fix the Debt as of February 2013.

This article is part of the Center for Media and Democracy's investigation of Pete Peterson's Campaign to "Fix the Debt." Please visit our main SourceWatch page on Fix the Debt.

About Fix the Debt
The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." Through a special report and new interactive wiki resource, the Center for Media and Democracy -- in partnership with the Nation magazine -- exposes the funding, the leaders, the partner groups, and the phony state "chapters" of this astroturf supergroup. Learn more at PetersonPyramid.org and in the Nation magazine.


Management Team

As of January 2013[4]

  • Tom Rogers: CEO and President
  • Naveen Chopra: Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
  • Jeff Klugman: Executive Vice President, General Manager of Products and Revenue
  • Tara Maltra: Senior Vice President, GM, Content and Media Sales
  • Dan Phillips: Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Matthew Zinn: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer

Contact Information

Corporate Headquarters[2]
2160 Gold Street
Alviso, CA 95002-2160

Phone: (408) 519-9100

Resources and articles

Featured SourceWatch Articles on Fix the Debt

References

  1. "About TiVo Inc.", "'TiVo", Accessed January 22, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Contact Us", TiVo", Accessed January 22, 2013.
  3. TiVo, "2011 Annual Report", organizational document, page 41.
  4. "management Team", TiVo, Accessed January 22, 2013.