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Company Overview of Roku, Inc.

Company Overview

Roku, Inc. manufactures streaming entertainment devices for the television (TV). Its streaming players connect directly to clients’ TV and to their high-speed Internet service via their home network, as well as allow them to enjoy movies, TV shows, music, games, and more on their TV. The company sells its products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. Roku, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Saratoga, California.

12980 Saratoga Avenue

Suite D

Saratoga, CA 95070

United States

Founded in 2002





Key Executives for Roku, Inc.

Age: 48
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 47
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Age: 53
Senior Vice President of Software Engineering
Senior Vice President of Product Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Roku, Inc. Key Developments

Qello Concerts Launches on the Roku, Inc. Streaming Platform

Qello Concerts launched on the Roku, Inc. streaming platform, bringing users access to the world's larger collection of full-length HD concert films and music documentaries on-demand. The Qello Concerts channel is available on all current-generation Roku players, including the new Roku Streaming Stick and the Roku 3 player, joining more than 1,200 video, music, and other channels already available on the Roku streaming platform.

Roku, Inc. Presents at Wells Fargo Securities 4th Annual Tech Transformation Summit, Apr-02-2014 01:45 PM

Roku, Inc. Presents at Wells Fargo Securities 4th Annual Tech Transformation Summit, Apr-02-2014 01:45 PM. Venue: The St. Regis, 125 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States. Speakers: Jim Funk, Senior Vice President of Product Management.

Roku Introduces HDMI Streaming Stick to Bring Online Content to TVs

Roku announced that it has introduced a new HDMI Streaming Stick to bring online content to TVs. The device comes with a remote control, as well as a mobile app to search for and select programming on the TV and cast content from the mobile device to the TV. It will add additional mobile features later, such as the ability to cast content from a computer to the TV. Once plugged in, the Roku Streaming Stick lets consumers stream from more than 1,200 channels (more than 750 channels in Canada, the UK and Ireland) of movies, TV episodes, music, news, sports, kids' shows and free programming, in upto 1080p HD video. Recently launched channels include Conde Nast Entertainment, Show time Anytime, Watch ESPN,Watch Disney Channel and YouTube. The new stick has a suggested retail price of USD 49.99 in the US, CAD 59.99 in Canada and GBP 49.99 in the UK and Ireland. It is available for pre-order from Amazon, Best Buy, Currys, LondonDrug, Staples, Target and Walmart and will ship to consumers and arrive in retail stores in April 2014.

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