July 29, 2015
TiVo Design Chief Margret Schmidt on disrupting TV
How do you create disruption in a complex ecosystem? Is an aggressive stand against the industry, such as Uber’s, the only way? Is it the most effective way? Emmy-award winner and TiVo’s CDO Margret Schmidt shares lessons learned from TiVo’s success in disrupting television and building partnerships with media behemoth like cable operators. Along the way, she reveals insights into how you can navigate the cable and TV ecosystem today as it becomes ripe for disruption again.
Emmy-award winner Margret Schmidt is TiVo’s Chief Design Officer and VP of Design & Engineering. One of the Most Powerful Women in Cable, she is responsible for the design and development of all TiVo products, from DVR to mobile. She holds five patents and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from U.C. Berkeley. Follow her at @tivodesign.