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Management Team

Management Team

Raghavendra Rau
Interim President and CEO
Raghavendra Rau Mr. Rau has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of TiVo since July 2018 and a member of the Board of Directors of TiVo since September 2016. He served as Chief Executive Officer of SeaChange International Inc., a video software technology company, from November 2011 to October 2014 and was a member of its board from July 2010. He served on the board of Aviat Networks, a wireless networking company, from November 2010 to January 2015 and on the board of Microtune, a silicon and subsystems company, from May 2010 to December 2010. Mr. Rau held a number of senior leadership positions with Motorola Inc. from 1992 to 2008, including Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development of the Networks & Enterprise business, Senior Vice President of the Mobile TV Solutions business, and Corporate Vice President of Marketing and Professional Services.

Mr. Rau holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from the National Institute of Technology (India) and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad).
Samir Armaly
Strategic IP Advisor
Samir Armaly Mr. Armaly has served as our Executive Vice President, Intellectual Property and Licensing since January 2012. He joined the Company (then Rovi Corporation) in May 2008 in connection with the acquisition of Gemstar-TV Guide International, and served as Senior Vice President of Intellectual Property and Licensing from 2008 to 2012. From 2001 to 2008, Mr. Armaly held various positions at Gemstar in its legal group, including Executive Vice President of IP and Licensing.

Mr. Armaly holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Missouri-Columbia and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
Peter Halt
Chief Financial Officer
Peter Halt Mr. Halt has served as our Chief Financial Officer since May 2012. He joined the Company (then Rovi Corporation) in May 2008 in connection with the acquisition of Gemstar-TV Guide International, and served as the company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Halt previously served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer at Gemstar from March 2004 to May 2008. Prior to joining Gemstar, Mr. Halt served in various capacities at Sony Pictures Entertainment, including as Chief Financial Officer of Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment from November 2000 to November 2003, and as Corporate Controller of Sony Pictures Entertainment from July 1997 to November 2000.

Mr. Halt holds a B.S. in Business from the University of Southern California.
Sean Matthews
Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development
Sean Matthews Mr. Matthews has served as our Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development since September 2014. Prior to joining the Company (then Rovi Corporation), he served as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development for ARRIS Group, Inc., where he worked from April 2013, when ARRIS acquired Motorola Mobility’s Home business from Google. From June 2012 to April 2013, Mr. Matthews served as Vice President Converged Solutions Finance for Motorola Mobility (while it was a subsidiary of Google). Previously, Mr. Matthews worked as Vice President Convergence Strategy for Motorola Mobility and in various capacities at Motorola, Inc., including Vice President Home and Networks Strategy, and Business Manager, Optical Transport Products. Prior to joining Motorola in 2002, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Synchronous, Inc., an optical networking equipment manufacturer. Mr. Matthews spent 10 years with Arthur Andersen in its software and Internet technology corporate finance practice.

Mr. Matthews holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Arvin Patel
Executive Vice President and Chief Intellectual Property Officer
Arvin Patel Arvin Patel is the Executive Vice President and Chief Intellectual Property Officer at TiVo, where he is responsible for TiVo’s patent and licensing business. In this position, he oversees the growth and integration of TiVo’s intellectual property assets across strategic focus areas.

Prior to joining TiVo, Mr. Patel served as Chief Intellectual Property Officer at Technicolor, where he was widely recognized as an expert in intellectual property strategy. Before that, he was the Senior Vice President of IP and Licensing at Rovi Corporation and has served as the Global Head of IBM’s IP strategy group, where he executed key patent licensing and divestiture deals worldwide.

Mr. Patel has a B.A. in legal studies from the University of California, Berkeley, a doctorate in law from the California Western School of Law and has received several certifications from Harvard Law School.
Pamela A. Sergeeff
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Pamela A. Sergeeff Ms. Sergeeff has served as our Executive Vice President, General Counsel since December 2013. Ms. Sergeeff joined the Company (then Macrovision Corporation, the predecessor of Rovi Corporation) in 2003. She has held various positions in the legal group from 2003 to 2013, including serving as Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel from March 2011 to December 2013 and as Vice President and Associate General Counsel from July 2007 to March 2011. Ms. Sergeeff also serves as the Company’s Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary.

Ms. Sergeeff holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Ms. Sergeeff is a member of the California State Bar.

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