Company

Roku, Inc., is a privately held company located in Saratoga, Calif., and founded in 2002 by Anthony Wood, the inventor of the digital video recorder (DVR). The market leader in streaming entertainment devices for the TV with millions of units sold, Roku has always believed that anything you want to watch, listen to, and enjoy should simply be there on your TV, whenever you want it. Roku streaming players are renowned for their simplicity, variety of entertainment choices, and exceptional value.

Executive Team

The Roku executive team is made up of an impressive group of successful inventors, entrepreneurs and leaders who have proven track records of building successful high-growth companies with award-winning products. Having worked at Netflix, DIRECTV, Apple, AOL, Compaq, Macromedia, Netscape, Gemstar-TV Guide and ReplayTV among other companies, the team brings direct consumer electronics, software and services expertise to Roku.

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Anthony Wood, Founder and CEO
Chas Smith, General Manager, OEM
Collette Bunton, General Manager, Devices
Erik Bardman, CFO
Stephen Kay, General Counsel
Jim Funk, Senior Vice President, Product Management
Mark Goodwin, Senior Vice President, Software Engineering
Matthew Anderson, Chief Marketing Officer
Scott de Haas, Vice President, Hardware Engineering
Steve Shannon, General Manager, Content and Services

Board of Directors

  • Anthony Wood, Roku
  • Shawn Carolan, Menlo Ventures
  • Ravi Ahuja, FOX Networks Group
  • Daniel V. Leff, Ph.D., Luminari Capital
  • Alan Henricks, Consultant
  • Jeff Hastings, BrightSign