Margret Schmidt

MARGRET SCHMIDT is TiVo’s chief design officer, and vice president of design and engineering. She is responsible for the design and development of all domestic and international TiVo products, including DVR and set-top box software, and iOS, Android and Web apps. She has been with TiVo since 2001. Schmidt has a 2006 Primetime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Television, and has been named one of the most powerful women in cable (Top Women in CableTech list) for five years running (2010-2014) by CableFAX Magazine. She is a 2013 YWCA Silicon Valley Tribute to Women honoree, and one of Silicon Valley Business Journal’s “Women of Influence 2013.” Schmidt is an invited speaker on design and innovation, and holds five patents. Schmidt earned a B.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from U.C. Berkeley. @tivodesign

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