What does Michael Hawkey, Rovi’s SVP and GM of discovery, like to do in his free time? As you can see from the photo above, he enjoys spending time and playing with his family. He also enjoys golf and hockey outside of work, but his favorite hobby is woodworking.

Another fun fact about Michael: He’s into vintage records. “I’ve been in digital media all of my career but love classic vinyl recordings,” he said.

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New Cisco-Acacia Deal

Cisco and Acacia’s merger is back on, with Cisco now agreeing to pay $115/share, or $4.5 billion on a fully diluted basis, for the semiconductor maker.

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