Board of Directors
Anthony Wood has served as Roku’s CEO since he founded the company in 2002. In 2007, Anthony also briefly served as Vice President of Internet TV at Netflix. Prior to Roku, Anthony invented the DVR (digital video recorder) and founded ReplayTV, where he served as CEO before the company's acquisition in 2001. Before ReplayTV, Anthony co-founded iband.com, an Internet software company later acquired by Macromedia. Anthony is also Founder and Chairman of BrightSign LLC, the global market leader in digital signage products that was spun off from Roku in 2010. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University.
Chairman of the Board
Ravi Ahuja joined the Roku board in February 2013. Since March 2021, Ravi has served as Chairman of Global TV Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment Corporate Development. Previously, Ravi was President, Business Operations, and Chief Financial Officer of Walt Disney Television from March 2019 to November 2020. From June 2016 to March 2019, Ravi served as Chief Financial Officer of the Fox Networks Group unit of Twenty-First Century Fox. He previously held other senior positions at Fox. From 1999 to 2007, Ravi served in various roles at Virgin Entertainment Group, including Chief Financial Officer. From 1997 to 1999, he was an associate at McKinsey. Ravi has both a bachelor’s degree in Finance and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
Mai Fyfield joined the Roku board in May 2018. Mai was Chief Strategy Officer at Sky plc from 2015 through October 2018. Mai joined Sky in 1999, previously serving as Group Director of Strategy, Deputy Head of Strategy and Deputy Chief Economist. She previously served as a Roku board observer from 2014 until the company’s IPO in 2017. Mai currently serves as a director of Nationwide Building Society, ASOS plc and BBC Commercial Holdings. Mai holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Cambridge University and a master’s degree in Economics from Tufts University.
Jeffrey Hastings joined the Roku board in August 2011. Jeff is Chief Executive Officer of BrightSign LLC, a manufacturer of digital signage products which was spun off from Roku in 2010. Jeff previously had senior management roles at Corel Corp., M-Audio, Rio Inc., Sonic Blue and ReplayTV. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Purdue University.
Alan Henricks joined the Roku board in May 2012. Since March 2021, Mr. Henricks has served as Chief Financial Officer of Waverley Capital Acquisition Corp. 1, a blank check company formed to acquire a business focused on media, technology or entertainment. In addition, since May 2009, Alan has served as an independent consultant to technology companies. He serves on the board of Model N, and previously served on the boards of A10 Networks, Applied Predictive Technologies and Ellie Mae. Alan previously served as CFO for Pure Digital Technologies, Traiana, Informix Software, Documentum, Borland International, Cornish & Carey and Maxim Integrated Products. Alan holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Stanford University.
Laurie Simon Hodrick
Laurie Simon Hodrick joined the Roku board in December 2020. Laurie is a Visiting Professor of Law and Rock Center for Corporate Governance Fellow at Stanford Law School, a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and the A. Barton Hepburn Professor Emerita of Economics in the Faculty of Business at Columbia Business School. Previously, Laurie served as the Founding Director of the Program for Financial Studies at Columbia Business School, and she was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank. She currently serves as an director on the boards of SYNNEX Corporation and PGIM (formerly Prudential Retail) Funds. Laurie holds a B.A. in Economics from Duke University and a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University.
Neil Hunt joined the Roku board in August 2017. Since April 2021, Neil has served as Chief Product Officer for Vibrant Planet, an eco technology startup. In addition, since January 2019, Neil has served as the Chief Strategy Officer of Curai, a healthcare technology startup, and previously served as its Chief Executive Officer from January 2018 to December 2018. From 1999 to July 2017, he was Chief Product Officer at Netflix. Previously, Neil served in engineering and product roles at the software test tool company Pure Software and its successors, Pure Atria and Rational Software. Neil has been a member of Logitech’s board since September 2010. He holds a Doctorate in Computer Science from the University of Aberdeen and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Durham.
Gina Luna joined the Roku board in December 2020. Gina is a partner in GP Capital Partners, LP and has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Luna Strategies, LLC since 2016. Gina held a number of positions at JP Morgan Chase and Co. for over 21 years, including Managing Director, Chase Commercial Banking; Chief Marketing Officer, Chase Commercial Banking; and Chief Operating Officer, Commercial and Investment Banking, South Region. She serves on the board of TETRA Technologies. Gina holds a B.B.A. of Finance & Administration from Texas A&M University.
Ray Rothrock joined the Roku board in August 2014. Since June 2020, Ray has served as Executive Chairman of RedSeal, a cybersecurity company. From February 2014 to June 2020, Ray was the Chairman and CEO of RedSeal. From 1988 to June 2013, he was a partner at the venture capital firm Venrock. Since 1995, Ray has served on the Check Point Software Technologies board. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M University, a master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School.