Margret Schmidt is TiVo’s Chief Design Officer, and Vice President of Product Development. She leads the engineering and user experience teams for domestic and international TiVo products, including DVRs and set-top boxes, and iOS, Android, and Web apps. Margret has been with TiVo since 2001, and holds 13 patents.
Margret is an alumna of UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering and Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. She has a Primetime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Television, and has been named one of the Most Powerful Women in Cable for the last seven years. She is a YWCA Silicon Valley Tribute to Women honoree, and one of Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Women of Influence. Margret serves on the Board of Directors for the Northern California chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications, and the Advisory Council for the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. You can follow her at @tivodesign