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"Circling the drain"

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Former Employee - Senior Executive in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Senior Executive in San Francisco, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Rovi full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Salary, benefits, patents. Chance to work internationally. Good data. Lots of technologies deployed.

Cons

East-coast management hyper focused on numbers, terrified of innovative investment.

Advice to Management

You can't be a tech company and operate this way.

Other Employee Reviews for Rovi

  1. Helpful (2)

    "review"

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    Current Employee - Manager - Program Management in Playa Vista, CA
    Current Employee - Manager - Program Management in Playa Vista, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rovi full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good culture, value their employees

    Cons

    need to find new innovations for growth


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Disoriented"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Rovi full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I work as an engineer in DivX San Diego. Over the last one year the changes made in DivX engineering has been outstanding. The team spirit, and coordination has improved.

    Cons

    The overhead of Rovi management is stiffing progress. Every decision has to go through VP's and SVPs not directly attached to the line business. I feel DivX will move with greater alacrity as a business unit consisting of SanDiego & Mainconcept.

    Advice to Management

    Work on the org structure. Give independence to employees. Trust. Decide for yourself whether you are a patent troll or a product company. You can't be both.

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