Rovi Hires UltraViolet Executive29 Apr, 2013 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Rovi Corp. April 29 said it hired Julian Lighton as EVP of strategy and corporate development.
Lighton’s responsibilities include driving strategy, mergers and acquisitions, alliances, government affairs, new ventures and business intelligence. He reports to CEO Tom Carson at the Santa Clara, Calif., corporate office.
Lighton previously worked at Neustar Inc., where he was responsible for its Ultraviolet DRM business.
UltraViolet is the industry-backed, cloud-based storage platform for digital and physical sellthrough.