People: Netflix Inc (NFLX.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Reed Hastings

54 1999 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

David Wells

43 2010 Chief Financial Officer

Kelly Bennett

43 2012 Chief Marketing Officer

Theodore Sarandos

50 2000 Chief Content Officer, Vice President - Content

David Hyman

49 2010 General Counsel, Secretary

Tawni Cranz

40 2012 Chief Talent Officer

Jonathan Friedland

56 2012 Chief Communications Officer

Neil Hunt

53 2002 Chief Product Officer

Greg Peters

44 2014 International Development Officer

Jay Hoag

56 2012 Lead Independent Director

Richard Barton

47 2002 Independent Director

A. George Battle

71 2005 Independent Director

Timothy Haley

61 1998 Independent Director

Leslie Kilgore

49 2012 Independent Director

Ann Mather

55 2010 Independent Director

Bradford Smith

56 2015 Independent Director

Anne Sweeney

57 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Reed Hastings

Mr. Reed Hastings is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Netflix, Inc. Mr. Hastings has served as the Company's Chief Executive Officer since September 1998 and the Chairman of the Board since inception. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Pure Atria Software, a maker of software development tools, from its inception in October 1991 until it was acquired by Rational Software Corporation in August 1997. Mr. Hastings currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Facebook. Mr. Hastings holds an M.S.C.S. degree from Stanford University and a B.A. from Bowdoin College.

David Wells

Mr. David Wells is Chief Financial Officer of Netflix, Inc., since December10, 2010. From August 2008 to December 2010, he served as Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis and Director of Operations Planning from March 2004 to August 2008. Prior to joining Netflix, he served in progressive roles at Deloitte Consulting from August 1998 to March 2004. Mr. Wells holds an M.B.A and M.P.P. from The University of Chicago and a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia.

Kelly Bennett

Mr. Kelly Bennett is Chief Marketing Officer of Netflix, Inc. He nearly a decade at Warner Bros. where he was most recently Vice President Interactive, World Wide Marketing with the pictures group, international online campaigns for Warner Bros. movies. Before that Mr. Bennett ran digital marketing for Warner Bros. Pictures in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and worked in promotion and business development at the company. He previously held executive positions at Dow Jones International and Ignition Media as well as being a partner in online marketing agency Cimex Media. Mr. Bennett is a graduate of Simon Fraser University.

Theodore Sarandos

Mr. Theodore A. Sarandos is Chief Content Officer, Vice President - Content of Netflix, Inc., since 2000. Prior to joining Netflix, he was Vice President of Product and Merchandising for Video City.

David Hyman

Mr. David Hyman is General Counsel, Secretary of Netflix, Inc. Mr. Hyman has served as the Company’s General Counsel since 2002. Mr. Hyman also serves as the Company’s secretary. Prior to joining Netflix, Mr. Hyman served as General Counsel of Webvan, Inc., an Internet-based grocery delivery service. Mr. Hyman holds a J.D. and a B.A. degree from the University of Virginia.

Tawni Cranz

Ms. Tawni Cranz is Chief Talent Officer of Netflix, Inc. Ms. Cranz joined Netflix in 2007 as a director and became Vice President of Talent in 2011. Prior to Netflix, she was HR director at Bausch & Lomb and held various human resources positions at FedExKinko's. Ms. Cranz holds an EMBA from Claremont University's Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Jonathan Friedland

Mr. Jonathan Friedland is Chief Communications Officer of Netflix, Inc. Mr. Friedland joined Netflix in February 2011 from The Walt Disney Company, where he was SVP, Corporate Communications. Before that, he spent over 20 years as a foreign correspondent and editor, mainly with The Wall Street Journal, in the U.S., Asia and Latin America and co-founded the Diarios Rumbo chain of Spanish-language newspapers in Texas. Mr. Friedland has a MSc. Economics from the London School of Economics and a B.A. from Hampshire College.

Neil Hunt

Dr. Neil Hunt is Chief Product Officer of Netflix, Inc. He was Vice President of Internet Engineering from 1999 to 2002. From 1997 to 1999, Dr. Hunt was Director of Engineering for Rational Software. Dr. Hunt has been a non-executive member of Logitech's board of directors since September 2010. Dr. Hunt holds a doctorate in computer science from the University of Aberdeen, U.K. and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Durham, U.K.

Greg Peters

Mr. Greg Peters is International Development Officer of Netflix, Inc. He was Chief Streaming and Partnerships Officer of Netflix, Inc. Mr. Peters has served as the Company’s Chief Streaming and Partnerships Officer since July 2013. From October 2008 to July 2013, Mr. Peters served as VP, Engineering. Prior to joining Netflix, Mr. Peters served as 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.

Jay Hoag

Mr. Jay C. Hoag is a Lead Independent Director of Netflix, Inc., since June 1999. Since June 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., Tech Target and Zillow, Inc. and several private companies. Previously Mr. Hoag served on the boards of directors of eHarmony, Inc. and TheStreet.com. 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 is an Independent Director of Netflix, Inc., since May 2002. In late 2004, Mr. Barton co-founded Zillow, 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 Avvo, Inc. and Glassdoor.com. Mr. Barton holds a B.S. in general engineering: industrial economics from Stanford University.

A. George Battle

Mr. A. George Battle is an Independent Director of Netflix, Inc., since June 8, 2005. Mr. Battle was previously Executive Chairman of the Board of Ask Jeeves, Inc. which was acquired by IAC/InterActiveCorp in July 2005. He was Chief Executive Officer of Ask Jeeves from 2000 to 2003. From 1968 until his retirement in 1995, Mr. Battle served in management roles at Arthur Andersen LLP and then Andersen Consulting LLP (now Accenture), where he became worldwide managing partner of market development and a member of the firm’s executive committee. Educated at Dartmouth College and the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Mr. Battle currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Fair Isaac Corporation and as a director of the following public companies: LinkedIn Corporation, OpenTable, Inc., Expedia, Inc. and Workday, Inc. He was previously a director of Advent Software, Inc. and the Masters Select family of mutual funds.

Timothy Haley

Mr. Timothy M. Haley is an Independent Director of Netflix, Inc., since June 1998. 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 J. Kilgore is an Independent Director of Netflix, Inc. Since 2010, Ms. Kilgore has been a director of LinkedIn Corporation. Ms. Kilgore served as the Company’s Chief Marketing Officer (formerly Vice President of Marketing) from 2000 until her resignation effective February 2, 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. 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., since July 1, 2010. Since September 2005, Ms. Mather has been a director of Glu Mobile Inc., a publisher of mobile games. Since November 2005, Ms. Mather has been a director of Google, Inc. and serves as chair of its audit committee. Since May 2010, Ms. Mather has been a director of MoneyGram International, a global payment services company, and serves as chair of its audit committee. On March 21, 2013, Ms. Mather indicated her intention not to stand for re-election at the upcoming annual meeting of MoneyGram stockholders. Since December 2010, Ms. Mather has been a director of MGM Holdings Inc. (“MGM”), the independent, privately-held motion picture, television, home video, and theatrical production and distribution company. Since April 2011, Ms. Mather has been a director of Solazyme, Inc., a renewable oil and bioproducts company, and serves as chair of its audit committee. Ms. Mather has also been an independent trustee to the Dodge & Cox Funds board of trustees since May 2011. Ms. Mather was chair of Shopping.com’s audit committee, and a member of its corporate governance and nominating committee. From 1999 to 2004, she 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 at Village Roadshow Pictures, the film production division of Village Roadshow Limited. From 1993 to 1999, she held various executive positions at The Walt Disney Company, including Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration for its Buena Vista International Theatrical Division. Ms. Mather holds a Master of Arts degree from Cambridge University.

Bradford Smith

Mr. Bradford 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. Prior to joining Microsoft he was an associate and then partner at the Washington, D.C.-based firm of Covington and Burling. Mr. Smith holds a BA in international relations and economics from Princeton University and a JD from Columbia University School of Law. He also studied international law and economics at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva. With a leading role at Microsoft, Mr. Smith brings to the Board broad business and international experience on a variety of issues including government affairs and public policy.

Anne Sweeney

Ms. Anne M. Sweeney joined the Company's Board of Directors in March 2015. 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. Having held various senior positions with large entertainment companies, Ms. Sweeney brings broad strategic and operational experience to the Board. Her experience in the entertainment industry provides a unique business perspective to the Company as it builds its global internet TV network.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Reed Hastings

11,063,900

David Wells

2,427,290

Kelly Bennett

--

Theodore Sarandos

8,811,300

David Hyman

2,476,850

Tawni Cranz

--

Jonathan Friedland

--

Neil Hunt

6,504,140

Greg Peters

3,639,760

Jay Hoag

--

Richard Barton

--

A. George Battle

--

Timothy Haley

--

Leslie Kilgore

4,036,010

Ann Mather

--

Bradford Smith

--

Anne Sweeney

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Reed Hastings

3,413,077 181,787,800

David Wells

46,111 7,045,540

Kelly Bennett

0 0

Theodore Sarandos

36,701 9,269,530

David Hyman

40,402 7,993,830

Tawni Cranz

0 0

Jonathan Friedland

0 0

Neil Hunt

60,000 20,474,100

Greg Peters

14,488 4,976,980

Jay Hoag

0 0

Richard Barton

0 0

A. George Battle

0 0

Timothy Haley

0 0

Leslie Kilgore

844,155 21,715,970

Ann Mather

0 0

Bradford Smith

0 0

Anne Sweeney

0 0
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