Simon Adams

Chief Product Officer
Gracenote

Simon Adams is Chief Product Officer of Gracenote responsible for delivering next generation entertainment solutions for the world’s leading pay-TV and OTT providers, CE and media companies, sports organizations, DSPs and automakers.

Simon has more than 20 years of digital media experience across licensing, product, marketing and sales. Prior to joining Gracenote, he held leadership positions at Rovi Corp. including Senior Vice President of Worldwide Licensing and Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales.

Earlier, Simon worked in general management, product and marketing roles for U.K. based subsidiaries of Thomson, Philips and Celestion. He also co-founded a mobile and fixed line communications start-up, Pathfinder Telecom.

Simon graduated with Honors from City University, London with a BS degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering. He also served on the Board of Directors for a joint venture between Rovi and Dentsu, the 3rd largest ad agency in the world based in Japan.

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