Anthony Wood

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Anthony Wood

Name: Anthony Wood

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • Pioneer and innovator in TV and digital media and founder and CEO of Roku.
  • Former vice president of Internet TV at Netflix, where he developed what is known today as the Roku streaming player, originally designed as the original video player for Netflix.
  • Prior to Roku, Anthony invented the digital video recorder (DVR) and founded ReplayTV, where he served as President and CEO before the company's acquisition and subsequent sale to DirecTV.
  • Before ReplayTV, Anthony was co-Founder and CEO of iband, Inc., an Internet software company sold to Macromedia in 1996. The code base developed by Anthony at iBand became a central part of the original core code of Macromedia now known as Adobe Dreamweaver.