ALVISO, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 1, 2011) - TiVo Inc., the creator of and leader in advanced television services including digital video recorders (DVRs), today announced that Steve Wymer has been named director of corporate communications. He will lead external and internal communications efforts for the company based in their Alviso, Calif. headquarters.
"We are pleased to add Steve to the TiVo team to play an important role in telling the story of our bright future," said Tom Rogers, CEO of TiVo. "A company centered on great ideas, TiVo continues to revolutionize how home entertainment is accessed. Steve's experience, energy and relationships with the media, and Washington related work, will add a valuable strategic role to TiVo's communications operations and he will be an asset to our team."
"I am excited to join the outstanding team at TiVo and look forward to being a part of this innovative industry leader," said Wymer.
Wymer has been a senior advisor and communications strategist to three U.S. Senators, most recently serving as communications director for U.S. Senator Mike Johanns. The immediate past president of the U.S. Senate Press Secretaries Association, Wymer is a graduate of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. Wymer also previously served as communications advisor to the minority side of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.
About TiVo Inc.
Founded in 1997, TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) developed the first commercially available digital video recorder (DVR). TiVo offers the TiVo service and TiVo DVRs directly to consumers online at www.tivo.com and through third-party retailers. TiVo also distributes its technology and services through solutions tailored for cable, satellite and broadcasting companies. Since its founding, TiVo has evolved into the ultimate single solution media center by combining its patented DVR technologies and universal cable box capabilities with the ability to aggregate, search, and deliver millions of pieces of broadband, cable, and broadcast content directly to the television. An economical, one-stop-shop for in-home entertainment, TiVo's intuitive functionality and ease of use puts viewers in control by enabling them to effortlessly navigate the best digital entertainment content available through one box, with one remote, and one user interface, delivering the most dynamic user experience on the market today. TiVo also continues to weave itself into the fabric of the media industry by providing interactive advertising solutions and audience research and measurement ratings services to the television industry www.tivo.com
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