Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Anthony Wood founded Roku in 2002 and has been its CEO since then. 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.
Chief Financial Officer
Steve Louden joined Roku in 2015. He previously had various roles at Expedia, including VP of Corporate Finance and Treasurer. Earlier, he held senior financial positions at Washington Mutual, McKinsey and Walt Disney. Steve began his career as a financial analyst with Merrill Lynch. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and mathematics from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Chief Marketing Officer
Matthew Anderson joined Roku in 2011 as a strategic advisor and became Roku’s Chief Marketing Officer in 2013. He oversees all branding and communications. Earlier, Matthew had senior roles at News Corp. and Sky. Prior to Sky, Matthew was regional CEO of Ogilvy Public Relations for Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. Anderson serves on the board of MOBY Group, an emerging-markets broadcaster. Matthew holds a bachelor's degree in English and Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.
Senior Vice President, Roku OS
Ilya Asnis, who joined Roku in 2015, oversees the Roku OS, including product, software engineering and user experience. Previously, he was vice president of engineering for Sling Media. Earlier, Ilya was director of engineering for XVD Corp. and director of software engineering at Digital Stream USA. He also had been supervisor of the Information Processing Laboratory at the St. Petersburg (Russia) State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, where he developed video compression technology, error-correction codes, and public-key cryptography. Ilya received bachelor’s and master's degrees in Computer Science from St. Petersburg (Russia) State University of Aerospace Instrumentation.
Scott de Haas
Senior Vice President, Product Engineering and Operations
Scott de Haas, who joined Roku in 2011, oversees product engineering and operations. Prior to Roku, Scott held hardware and silicon engineering positions at 2Wire and Pace. Earlier, he spent eight years at Next Level Communications, where he managed silicon development and equipment teams for triple play, fiber to the curb telco products. At the start of his career, Scott worked in Intel’s PCI chipsets division. Scott holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of California at Davis.
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Troy Fenner joined Roku as vice president of Human Resources in 2012 and was promoted to senior vice president in 2018. He is responsible for Roku’s global people strategies and operations, including recruitment, employee relations, compensation and benefits. Troy also oversees facilities and real estate. Before joining Roku, Troy was senior director of human resources for Stryker, a medical technology company; and vice president of human resources for Symyx Technologies (now Accelrys Inc.). Troy holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Wisconsin - Parkside.
Senior Vice President, End User Experience
Mark Goodwin joined Roku in 2008 as head of software engineering and for seven years lead software development for all Roku players and Roku TVs. In his current role, he is responsible for executive oversight and cross-functional leadership across the engineering, launch and post-launch phases of product development. Mark also oversees enterprise engineering resources for the company. Mark previously worked at ReplayTV, where he managed engineering teams for several generations of DVRs. Earlier, Mark spent seven years at Euphonix, leading software development for high-end digital mixing consoles. Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Teesside University.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Stephen Kay joined Roku in 2014. Previously, Steve spent 11 years at Hogan Lovells, where he served as Managing Partner of the firm’s Los Angeles office. Before that, Steve was Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Gemstar-TV Guide. Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law.
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Account Acquisition
Mustafa Ozgen joined Roku in February 2019 as senior vice president and general manager of account acquisition. Mustafa joins Roku from SmartKem, a producer of semiconductors used in flexible displays, where he served as CEO. Previously, he served as CEO of QD Vision, a nanotechnology materials company which was acquired by Samsung. Earlier in his career, Mustafa held senior management and engineering roles at Sigma Designs, CSR, Zoran, Oak Technology, TeraLogic and WindRiver Systems. He also served for seven years as an officer in the Turkish Navy. Mustafa has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the Turkish Naval Academy and a master’s degree in computer science from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Platform Business
Scott Rosenberg joined Roku in 2012 as Vice President of Advertising. In 2017 he became GM and SVP of Advertising, and later was named GM of Roku’s Platform Business, overseeing both advertising and content and services. Previously, Scott was CEO and co-founder of Umami Co, a companion TV mobile application company. Earlier, Scott served as Vice President of Advanced Advertising at Rovi. He had previous roles at BlackArrow, Replay TV, Analog Devices and Intel. Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Princeton University and was a Fulbright Fellow to Japan. He holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School.