SVP/GM, Service Provider Video Technology Group
Why Him? Rodriguez is a key player in Cisco’s role with the transition to IP video. “Cisco is helping service providers evolve the consumer television experience by marrying pay-TV, online video, mobile and on-demand services,” he says.
Best Buy: Rodriguez says Cisco’s acquisition of Inlet Technology in mid March “will allow Cisco’s Videoscape platform to play a key role in reinventing the TV experience and will enable our customers to leverage the network as a platform to deliver innovative video experiences to consumers over any network and to any device.”
When Will Authentication Be A Success? “When we forget the word authentication.”
Favorite Digital Toy: “Kinect.”
On Your iPad: “I’m still on my laptop, waiting for iPad 3 with a pullout keyboard.”