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Netflix Inc (NFLX.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Reed Hastings

58 1999 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Spencer Neumann

49 2019 Chief Financial Officer

Jackie Lee-Joe

2019 Chief Marketing Officer

David Hyman

53 2010 General Counsel, Secretary

Jessica Neal

42 2017 Chief Talent Officer

Gregory Peters

48 2017 Chief Product Officer

Theodore Sarandos

54 2000 Chief Content Officer

Rachel Whetstone

51 2018 Chief Communications Officer

Jay Hoag

61 2012 Lead Independent Director

Richard Barton

51 2002 Independent Director

Rodolphe Belmer

49 2018 Independent Director

Mathias Dopfner

56 2018 Independent Director

Timothy Haley

64 1998 Independent Director

Leslie Kilgore

53 2012 Independent Director

Ann Mather

58 2010 Independent Director

Susan Rice

53 2018 Independent Director

Bradford Smith

60 2015 Independent Director

Anne Sweeney

61 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Reed Hastings

Mr. Reed Hastings is a Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Netflix, Inc. Mr. Hastings founded Pure Software, which made tools for software developers. After a 1995 IPO, and several acquisitions, Pure was acquired by Rational Software in 1997. Mr. Hastings is an active educational philanthropist and served on the California State Board of Education from 2000 to 2004. He is currently on the board of several educational organizations including CCSA, Dreambox Learning, KIPP, and Pahara. Mr. Hastings is also a board member of Facebook, and was on the board of Microsoft from 2007 to 2012. Mr. Hastings received a BA from Bowdoin College in 1983, and an MSCS in Artificial Intelligence from Stanford University in 1988. Between Bowdoin and Stanford, Mr. Hastings served in the Peace Corps as a high school math teacher in Swaziland.

Spencer Neumann

Mr. Spencer Neumann is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Previously, he served as Activision Blizzard’s CFO from May 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Neumann held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at The Walt Disney Company, most recently serving as the CFO and executive vice president of Global Guest Experience of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, from 2012 until May 2017. From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Neumann worked at the private equity firms of Providence Equity Partners and Summit Partners. Prior to that, Mr. Neumann held several other roles with Disney, which he initially joined in 1992, including executive vice president of the ABC Television Network from 2001 to 2004 and CFO of the Walt Disney Internet Group from 1999 to 2001. He is also a member of the national board of directors of Make-A-Wish America. Mr. Neumann holds a B.A. degree in economics from Harvard University and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard University.

Jackie Lee-Joe

Ms. Jackie Lee-Joe is Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. A graduate of the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales , Jackie joined the BBC in November 2015 from Skype, where she was Global Director for Audience, Entertainment Marketing & Broadcast Media. She has over 20 years of marketing experience with leading media, technology and telecoms companies including Virgin Mobile, Carphone Warehouse and Orange. She will start at Netflix in September and will be based in Los Angeles .

David Hyman

Mr. David Hyman serves as General Counsel, Secretary of Netflix, Inc. He has served in this capacity since 2002 and also serves as the Company’s Secretary. Prior to Netflix, Mr. Hyman was the General Counsel of Webvan, an online internet retailer, having previously held the role of senior corporate counsel. He also practiced law at Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco and Arent Fox in Washington, DC. Mr. Hyman earned his JD and Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Virginia.

Jessica Neal

Ms. Jessica Neal is Chief Talent Officer of the Company. Jessica Neal is a Netflix veteran, starting at the company in 2006 and has been heavily involved in improving the Netflix culture as the company grew. In 2013 she left to become head of human resources at Coursera, which provides online access to the world’s best university courses, and, later, Chief People Officer at Scopely, a leading player in the mobile gaming industry. She returned to Netflix in the first half of 2017, at first overseeing HR for the 2000-person product engineering team responsible for continuously improving the Netflix consumer experience before being promoted to her current role.

Gregory Peters

Mr. Gregory K. Peters serves as Chief Product Officer of Netflix, Inc,. Mr. Peters assumed the role of Chief Product Officer in July 2017 and leads the product team, which designs, builds and optimizes the Netflix experience. Previously, he was International Development Officer for Netflix, responsible for the global partnerships with consumer electronics companies, Internet service providers and multi-channel video programming distributors that enable Netflix to deliver movies and TV shows across a full range of devices and platforms. Prior to joining Netflix in 2008, Mr. Peters was senior vice president of consumer electronics products for Macrovision Solutions Corp. (later renamed to Rovi Corporation) and previously held positions at digital entertainment software provider, Mediabolic Inc., Red Hat Network, the provider of Linux and Open Source technology, and online vendor Wine.com. Mr. Peters holds a degree in physics and astronomy from Yale University.

Theodore Sarandos

Mr. Theodore A. Sarandos serves as Chief Content Officer of Netflix, Inc., since 2000. Mr. Sarandos oversees the teams responsible for the acquisition and creation of all Netflix content including original series from around the world such as Stranger Things, Dark (Germany), La Casa De Papel (Spain), and Sacred Games (India) and original films including such blockbusters as To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Bright, and Bird Box and the 3-time Academy Award winning film ROMA. Ted has been responsible for all content operation since 2000, and led the company’s transition into original content production that began in 2013 with the launch of the series House of Cards, Arrested Development and Orange is the New Black, among numerous others. Since then, Netflix originals have received numerous awards around the world including 66 Primetime Emmy wins, 6 Oscars, and 5 BAFTA Film Awards including Best Picture.

Rachel Whetstone

Ms. Rachel Whetstone is Chief Communications Officer of the Company. Ms. Whetstone spent the last 13 years working on communications and policy issues for US technology companies. She joined Google in 2005 and served as Senior Vice President of Communications & Public Policy from 2011 to 2015. She held the same position at Uber from 2015 till 2017, before joining Facebook as a Vice President of Communications last year. Ms. Whetstone also serves as a director of Udacity. Rachel is a graduate of Bristol University and spent the first half of her career working as a policy advisor for the UK Conservative Party.

Jay Hoag

Mr. Jay C. Hoag serves as Lead Independent Director of Netflix, Inc. Since 1995, Mr. Hoag has served as a founding General Partner at Technology Crossover Ventures, a venture capital firm. Mr. Hoag serves on the board of directors of Electronic Arts, Inc., Zillow Group, Inc., TripAdvisor and several private companies, including Peloton. Mr. Hoag is on the Investment Advisory Committee at the University of Michigan, the Board of Trustees of Northwestern University, and the Board of Trust at the Vanderbilt University. Previously, Mr. Hoag has served on the board of directors of numerous other public and private companies. Mr. Hoag holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan and a B.A. from Northwestern University.

Richard Barton

Mr. Richard N. Barton serves as Independent Director of Netflix, Inc. Mr. Barton co-founded Zillow Group, Inc. where he is now Executive Chairman of the Board. Additionally, Mr. Barton is a Venture Partner with Benchmark Capital. Previously, Mr. Barton founded Expedia, Inc. in 1994 and was its President, Chief Executive Officer and director from November 1999 to March 2003. Mr. Barton was a director of InterActiveCorp from February 2003 until January 2005. Mr. Barton also serves as a director for Liberty Interactive. Mr. Barton holds a B.S. in general engineering: industrial economics from Stanford University.

Rodolphe Belmer

Mr. Rodolphe Belmer serves as Independent Director of the company. Since March 2016, Mr. Belmer has served as CEO of Eutelsat, the leading satellite operator in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He previously held several roles at Canal + Group, which he joined in 2001, most recently serving as its CEO from 2012 to 2015. He is also a board member of Brut, a Paris based private company. Mr. Belmer began his career in the marketing department of Procter & Gamble France before joining McKinsey in 1998. He is a graduate of France’s HEC business school.

Mathias Dopfner

Dr. Mathias Dopfner is Director of the Company. e is Chairman and CEO and (with 3 percent) one of the largest shareholders of Axel Springer SE in Berlin, Europe’s leading digital publishing house. Publishing brands include BILD, DIE WELT, BUSINESS INSIDER and POLITICO Europe. He has been with Axel Springer SE since 1998, initially as editor-in-chief of Die Welt and since 2000 as a member of the Management Board. Since he became CEO of Axel Springer in 2002 he focused on digital transformation and revenues from digital activities increased from €117m to €2.5bn. EBITDA from digital went up from €-12 to €582m, accounting for 80 percent of the company’s EBITDA. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Warner Music Group, holds honorary offices at, among others, the American Academy, the American Jewish Committee, the Federation of German Newspaper Publishers and the European Publishers Council (EPC). In 2010, he was visiting professor in media at the University of Cambridge and became a member of St John’s College. He studied Musicology, German, and Theatrical Arts in Frankfurt and Boston.

Timothy Haley

Mr. Timothy M. Haley is an Independent Director of Netflix, Inc. Mr. Haley is a co-founder of Redpoint Ventures, a venture capital firm, and has been a Managing Director of the firm since October 1999. Mr. Haley has been a Managing Director of Institutional Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, since February 1998. From June 1986 to February 1998, Mr. Haley was the President of Haley Associates, an executive recruiting firm in the high technology industry. Mr. Haley currently serves on the board of directors of several private companies. Mr. Haley holds a B.A. from Santa Clara University.

Leslie Kilgore

Ms. Leslie Jean Kilgore is an Independent Director of Netflix, Inc. Since 2010, Ms. Kilgore served as the Company’s Chief Marketing Officer from 2000 until 2012. From February 1999 to March 2000, Ms. Kilgore served as Director of Marketing for Amazon.com, Inc., an Internet retailer. Ms. Kilgore served as a brand manager for The Procter & Gamble Company, a manufacturer and marketer of consumer products, from August 1992 to February 1999. She serves on the board of Nextdoor, where she is also a member of the compensation committee. Ms. Kilgore holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a B.S. from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Ann Mather

Ms. Ann Mather is an Independent Director of Netflix, Inc. Ms. Mather has also been a member of the board of directors of: Glu Mobile Inc., a publisher of mobile games, since September 2005, and serves on its nominating and governance committee; Google, Inc. since November 2005, and serves as a chair of its audit committee; MGM Holdings Inc. (“MGM”, the independent, privately-held motion picture, television, home video, and theatrical production and distribution company), since December 2010; Shutterfly, Inc., a manufacturer and digital retailer of personalized products and services, since May 2013; and Arista Networks, provider of cloud networking services, since July 2013, and serves on its audit committee. She also serves as director for Veem, Planet and AirBnB. Ms. Mather has also been an independent trustee to the Dodge & Cox Funds board of trustees since May 2011. Ms. Mather was previously a director of: Central European Media Enterprises Group, a developer and operator of national commercial television channels and stations in Central and Eastern Europe, from 2004 to 2009; Zappos.com, Inc., a privately held, online retailer, until it was acquired by Amazon.com, Inc. in 2009; Ariat International, Inc., a privately-held manufacturer of footwear for equestrian athletes, from 2005 to 2012; and MoneyGram International, Inc., a global payment services company, from May 2010 to May 2013, and Solazyme, Inc., a renewable oil and bioproducts company, from April 2011 to November 2014. From 1999 to 2004, Ms. Mather was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pixar, a computer animation studio. Prior to her service at Pixar, Ms. Mather was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Village Roadshow Pictures, the film production division of Village Roadshow Limited.

Susan Rice

Amb. Susan E. Rice is Director of the Company. From 2013-2017, Ambassador Rice directed the National Security Council staff, chaired the Cabinet-level National Security Principals committee, provided the daily national security briefing to President Barack Obama, and was responsible for the formulation, coordination and implementation of all aspects of the administration’s foreign and national security policy, intelligence and military efforts. From 2009 to 2013, she served as the US Permanent Representative to the United Nations and as a cabinet member. Previously, Ambassador Rice held positions as US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs and as a Special Assistant to President William J. Clinton, Senior Director, and Director on the National Security Council staff. She was a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC from 2002-2008. Ambassador Rice began her career as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company in Toronto, Canada. She has served on numerous boards, including the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Bureau of National Affairs, National Democratic Institute, and the US Fund for UNICEF.

Bradford Smith

Mr. Bradford Lee Smith is an Independent Director of the Netflix, Inc. Mr. Smith has been with Microsoft since 1993 and became the general counsel and executive vice president of Legal and Corporate Affairs in 2002 and currently serves as the President and Chief Legal Officer. Prior to joining Microsoft he was an associate and then partner at the Washington, D.C.-based firm of Covington and Burling.

Anne Sweeney

Ms. Anne M. Sweeney is an Independent Director of Netflix, Inc. Most recently, Ms. Sweeney was co-chair, Disney Media Networks, and president, Disney/ABC Television Group. Previously, Ms. Sweeney served as Chairman and CEO of the FX Networks, part of the Fox Entertainment Group of 21st Century Fox and spent more than 12 years at Viacom’s Nickelodeon network. Ms. Sweeney holds a BA from The College of New Rochelle and an Ed. M. from Harvard University.

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