John Roop
John Roop Senior Vice President of Engineering

Mr. Roop has over 20 years of experience as a Silicon Valley design engineer and engineering executive, and 20 years of experience in intellectual property.  Mr. Roop was a co-founder and Sr. Vice President of Engineering at StarSight Telecast, a pioneering developer of electronic program guides.  Mr. Roop was Vice President of Engineering at VSAT Systems, Inc., and Director of Data Communications at Telcom General, both satellite telecommunications systems developers. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.