Bela Bajaria, CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER

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Bela Bajaria was named Chief Content Officer of Netflix in January 2023. Previous roles at Netflix include Head of Global TV and VP of Content where she managed all series across Europe, the Middle East, Türkiye, Africa, India, Asia, and Latin America like ‘La Casa de Papel’, ‘The Witcher’ and Emmy® winner ‘Squid Game’. When Bela joined Netflix in 2016, she oversaw unscripted programming including Emmy® winner ‘Queer Eye’, ‘Nailed It!’ and ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.’ Bela was previously President of Universal Television. Past honors include THR’s Women in Entertainment list, Variety’s LA Women’s Impact Report, TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2022, and Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. Bela serves on the LA Board of Governors for the Paley Center, the board of LA’s Saban Community Clinic and the Board of Trustees for Meridian International Center.

Wade Davis, Vice President, Inclusion Strategy

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Wade Davis was named Vice President of Inclusion Strategy in October 2023. Prior to joining Netflix in 2019, he played in the NFL and served as the NFL's inaugural LGBT inclusion consultant. Wade established his consulting company, collaborating with Google, P&G, 21st Century Fox, the NHL, and others. He's a UN Women Global Impact Champion, a Ms. Foundation for Women and MeToo International board member, and a former adjunct professor at Rutgers University and NYU. In 2012, Wade served as a surrogate for President Obama. He graduated from Weber State University with a B.S. in business administration and received an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from Northeastern University.

Sergio Ezama, CHIEF TALENT OFFICER

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Sergio Ezama was named Chief Talent Officer of Netflix in September 2021. He was previously Global Chief Talent Officer at PepsiCo in addition to serving as Chief Human Resources Officer for global functions and groups. Sergio joined PepsiCo in 2001, serving in a variety of talent leadership roles across the US, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. He holds a B.S. in law and a master’s in juridical practice, and human resources management from University of Deusto. Sergio also holds a master’s in health and safety management from Instituto Europeo de Salud y Bienestar Social. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s General Management Program.

Maria Ferreras, Global Head of Partnerships

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Maria Ferreras was named Global Head of Partnerships in February 2021. In this role, she oversees all partnerships for Netflix. Maria previously served as Vice President, Business Development for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining Netflix in 2017, she worked at Google for 10 years as Director of Partnerships for YouTube for Southern Europe and emerging markets. She has also served in a number of leadership and senior management roles for multinational companies such as Lycos, Orange and Telecom Italia. Maria holds a master's in telecom engineering, a postgraduate in marketing and a corporate governance certificate from Harvard Business School.

Dean Garfield, Vice President, Public Policy

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Dean Garfield was named Vice President of Public Policy in 2019. In this role, he works to build and strengthen global public policy expertise. Previously, Dean served as President and CEO of the Information Technology Industry Council, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer for the Motion Picture Association, and Vice President of Legal Affairs at the Recording Industry Association of America. He was appointed by President Obama and then re-appointed by President Trump to the President’s Trade Advisory Council and was appointed to the Department of Transportation Advisory Committee on Automation. Dean received a joint degree from New York University School of Law and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Administration and International Affairs at Princeton University. He was a Ford-Rockefeller and Root-Tilden-Snow scholar.

Reed Hastings, Founder and Executive Chairman

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Reed Hastings became Executive Chairman of Netflix in 2023 after 25 years as CEO. He co-founded Netflix in 1997. In 1991, Reed founded Pure Software, which made tools for software developers. After a 1995 IPO, and several acquisitions, Pure was acquired by Rational Software in 1997. Reed 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 KIPP and Pahara. Reed is also a board member of The City Fund and Bloomberg. He received a B.A. from Bowdoin College in 1983, and an M.S.C.S. in artificial intelligence from Stanford University in 1988. Between Bowdoin and Stanford, Reed served in the Peace Corps as a high school math teacher.

David Hyman, Chief Legal Officer

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David Hyman is Chief Legal Officer for Netflix, responsible for all legal and public policy matters for the company. He has served in this capacity since 2002 and also serves as the company’s Secretary. Prior to Netflix, David 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. David earned his JD and Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Virginia.

Eunice Kim, CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER

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Eunice Kim was named Chief Product Officer in October 2023. She previously led the company’s global Consumer Product Innovation team. Eunice joined Netflix in early 2021 after having spent 10 years in product leadership roles at Google Play and YouTube. Prior to Google, she worked at several tech startups as well as PepsiCo and Adobe Systems. Eunice holds a B.A. from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She serves on the Board of Directors for Cure CMD.

Minyoung Kim, Vice President, CONTENT FOR ASIA (EX-INDIA)

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Minyoung Kim was named Vice President of Content for Asia (ex-India) in June 2021. In this role, she oversees all films and series for the region, including Emmy® winner ‘Squid Game,’ ‘Girl From Nowhere,’ and ‘The Naked Director.’ She joined Netflix in 2016 as one of the first content executives based in Asia, building Netflix’s slate of Korean original series, in addition to helping open our Korean office. Prior to Netflix, Min led Twitter’s Content Partnerships across the Asia Pacific region. She started her career at Creative Leaders Group Eight Inc. and built her expertise in international business while working at NBC Universal (France) and CJ E&M (Korea).

Marian Lee, CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

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Marian Lee was named Chief Marketing Officer of Netflix in March 2022 after joining Netflix the year prior in the role of Vice President of Marketing for the US and Canada. Previously, she spent eight years at Spotify, where she served as Vice President & Co-Head of Music; Vice President, Global Head of Artist & Label Services; and held various other positions leading the Global Consumer Marketing & Creator Marketing teams. Marian has also worked at some of the world’s leading brands in fashion and entertainment, including Condé Nast and J.Crew. She began her career at PwC as a management consultant in the Retail & Consumer Products division. Marian holds a B.A. in psychology from Barnard College, Columbia University.

Dan Lin, Chairman of Netflix Film

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Dan Lin was named Chairman of Netflix Film in April 2024. Previously, he founded and was CEO of Rideback, the entertainment company known for producing tentpole live-action and animated titles for global audiences including the 'LEGO Movie,' Stephen King’s 'It' and 'Sherlock Holmes' franchises. Before that, Dan served as SVP of Production for Warner Bros. Pictures, where he oversaw films such as Martin Scorsese’s Oscar® winner 'The Departed.' He serves on the Board of Directors for Rideback Rise, Hawai’i International Film Festival and the Good Shepherd Center for Homeless Women and Children, and on the Board of the Producers Guild of America Foundation. In 2022, Dan received the Vance Van Petten Entrepreneurial Spirit Award from the PGA. He holds a B.S. in finance and marketing from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

Spencer Neumann, Chief Financial Officer

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Spencer Neumann was named CFO of Netflix in January 2019. Previously, he served as Activision Blizzard’s CFO after holding a number of positions at The Walt Disney Company, including CFO and Executive Vice President of Global Guest Experience of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Executive Vice President of the ABC Television Network and CFO of the Walt Disney Internet Group. Spencer also worked at the private equity firms of Providence Equity Partners and Summit Partners. He holds a B.A. in economics from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University. Spencer is on the board of Adobe.

Pablo Perez De Rosso, VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE & STRATEGY, COMMERCE, STUDIO, PRODUCT AND GAMES

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Pablo Perez De Rosso was named Vice President of Finance & Strategy, Commerce, Studio, Product and Games in March 2023. He joined Netflix in 2012 as one of the first executives dedicated to our Latin American business. Previously, Pablo was a Director of Business Development & Strategy for Universal Pictures. He started his career at MGM Studios and also helped theatrical exhibition company Cinepolis launch its operations in India. Before working in media/entertainment, Pablo spent five years as an investment banker for Lazard and as a consultant for LECG, now part of Compass Lexecon. Pablo earned his M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in economics from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Argentina. 

Greg Peters, CO-CEO

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Greg Peters was named co-CEO of Netflix in January 2023. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Product Officer. Earlier, Greg was International Development Officer for Netflix. Prior to joining Netflix in 2008, he 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. Greg holds a B.S. in physics and astronomy from Yale University. 

Francisco Ramos, Vice President, Latin American Content

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Francisco Ramos was named Vice President of Latin American Content in October 2018. Since joining Netflix in 2017, he has worked on titles including Elite, La casa de las flores, El Reino and ¡Que viva México!. Francisco started his career in Spain working for Grupo Zeta, a major media corporation, and at Antena 3 Television, running acquisitions, productions and programming. He then moved to Aurum Producciones, the Spanish distributor for New Line, Morgan Creek, Spyglass, and Miramax films, amongst others. He left to become an independent producer and continued producing projects for Grupo Zeta’s audiovisual arm.

Amy Reinhard, President of Advertising

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Amy Reinhard was named President of Advertising in October 2023 after leading Netflix’s Studio Operations for three years. In that role, she oversaw physical production, production facilities management and creative services. Amy joined Netflix in 2016 as Vice President, Content Acquisition, where she led global live-action and animation production, production facilities management, global studio licensing for films and television series as well as local language acquisitions. Prior to Netflix, she was the President of Worldwide TV Licensing and Distribution for Paramount Pictures, where she held various strategy, finance, and operational roles over ten years. She started her career at Revolution Studios. Amy holds a B.A. and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

Ted Sarandos, Co-CEO

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Ted Sarandos was named co-CEO of Netflix in July 2020. He has been responsible for all content operations 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. Ted was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2013 and received the Producers Guild of America Milestone Award in 2019. He is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute, Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, a trustee of the American Film Institute, and on the boards of Exploring the Arts and Spotify.

Elizabeth Stone, CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

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Elizabeth Stone was named Chief Technology Officer in October 2023. She joined Netflix in 2020, serving first as Vice President, Product Data Science & Engineering and more recently as Vice President, Data & Insights. Elizabeth previously worked in finance as a trader at Merrill Lynch and economist at Analysis Group before transitioning to the tech industry, where she served as Chief Operating Officer at Nuna and Vice President, Science at Lyft. She is a graduate of MIT and Stanford University.

Larry Tanz, VICE PRESIDENT, CONTENT FOR EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA

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Larry Tanz was named Vice President of Content for Europe, Middle East and Africa in April 2019. Since joining Netflix in 2014, he has overseen the creative executives behind shows such as 'Lupin' (France), 'The Empress' (Germany), and 'La Casa de Papel' (Spain); and films such as 'Troll' (Norway) and 'All Quiet on the Western Front' (Germany). Larry previously served as CEO of Michael Eisner's digital studio Vuguru (now Tornante Television), CEO of LivePlanet, and held senior positions at AOL Time Warner and Mercer Management Consulting. He is a founding board member of Water.org.

Mike Verdu, VICE PRESIDENT, GAMES

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Mike Verdu was named Vice President of Games in July 2021. Before joining Netflix, he served as Vice President of Content for Facebook Reality Labs (now Meta). Prior to Facebook, Mike ran most of EA's mobile gaming studios as SVP, EA Mobile, and was President of Studios at Kabam after joining that company through the acquisition of his mobile game start-up TapZen. He was also Chief Creative Officer and Co-President of Games for Zynga, after leading EA's Los Angeles Studio working on RTS and FPS games.

Spencer Wang, VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE, INVESTOR RELATIONS AND CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT

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Spencer Wang is VP of Finance, IR and Corporate Development, overseeing areas including the global P&L and M&A activity. Prior to Netflix, Spencer worked on Wall Street for 16 years, where he was an award-winning equity research analyst specializing in the Internet and Media sectors.

Rachel Whetstone, Chief Communications Officer

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Rachel Whetstone was named CCO of Netflix in August 2018. She has nearly 20 years experience working on communications and policy issues for US technology companies. Rachel 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 to 2017, before joining Facebook as a Vice President of Communications. Rachel is a graduate of Bristol University and spent the first half of her career working in UK politics as a policy advisor, including at the Interior Ministry.

Richard Barton

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As Chief Executive Officer of Zillow Group, Rich Barton leads the company’s work to transform how people buy, sell, rent, and finance homes. Rich co-founded Zillow in 2005 and served as CEO until 2011, when he became the company’s executive chairman. He returned as CEO in early 2019.

Before Zillow, Rich founded Expedia within Microsoft in 1994 and successfully spun the company out as a public company in 1999. He served as president, CEO and board director of Expedia from 1999 until 2003. He also co-founded and served as non-executive chairman of Glassdoor from 2007 to 2018.

Rich was a venture partner at Benchmark from 2005 until 2018. He’s served on many public company boards and continues to be a director of Qurate Retail, Inc., Artsy, and Zillow Group, Inc. He earned a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering: Industrial Economics from Stanford University.

Member of the Audit Committee

Mathias Döpfner

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Mathias Döpfner, born in 1963, is the Chairman, CEO and a 22% shareholder of Axel Springer SE in Berlin.

Axel Springer is one of the leading digital publishers in the US with brands such as INSIDER, MORNING BREW, and POLITICO. And the largest European media outlet with publications like WELT, BILD, and Upday.

Mathias studied German literature, theater, and musicology in Frankfurt and Boston. He started his career as a journalist in 1982. And joined Axel Springer SE in 1998, initially as editor-in-chief of WELT. He has been CEO since January 2002 and focused on the digital transformation of the company ever since. Under his leadership, Axel Springer introduced paid content models and diversified revenue streams through strategic investments. Today, over 80% of the group’s revenues come from its digital activities.

Besides his directorship of Netflix, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Warner Music Group, and holds honorary offices at, among others, the American Jewish Committee and the steering committee of the Bilderberg conference.

Member of the Compensation Committee

Timothy Haley

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Timothy M. Haley has served as one of the Company's directors 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 companies including 2U, Inc., ThredUp, Inc. and Zuora, Inc. Mr. Haley holds a B.A. from Santa Clara University.

Chair of the Compensation Committee

Reed Hastings

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Reed Hastings became Executive Chairman of Netflix in 2023 after 25 years as CEO. He co-founded Netflix in 1997. In 1991, Reed founded Pure Software, which made tools for software developers. After a 1995 IPO, and several acquisitions, Pure was acquired by Rational Software in 1997. Reed 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 KIPP and Pahara. Reed is also a board member of The City Fund and Bloomberg. He received a B.A. from Bowdoin College in 1983, and an M.S.C.S. in artificial intelligence from Stanford University in 1988. Between Bowdoin and Stanford, Reed served in the Peace Corps as a high school math teacher.

Jay Hoag

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Jay Hoag has served as one of the Company's directors since 1999. 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 Zillow Group, Inc., TripAdvisor, Inc. and Peloton Interactive, Inc. 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 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.

Lead Independent Director

Chair of the Nominating & Governance Committee

Leslie Kilgore

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Leslie 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 also served on the board of Nextdoor Holdings, Inc. from 2015 to 2023. She currently serves on the board of Pinterest, Inc., where she also sits on the audit and compensation committees. 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.

Member of the Audit Committee

Strive Masiyiwa

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Strive Masiyiwa is a telecommunications and technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. In his nearly four decades as an entrepreneur, he has started and invested in businesses across the world including Africa, the European Union, India, Latin America, the Middle East, New Zealand, the UK, and the USA. Chairman and founder of Econet Group, Strive serves on several international boards including Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and National Geographic Society, and the Global Advisory boards of Bank of America and Stanford University. He is a longstanding member of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum's Standing Committee on Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial. A former board member of the Rockefeller Foundation for 15 years, he is Chair Emeritus of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa and previously served as the African Union Special Envoy for the continent’s COVID response. An International Honorary Member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences, Strive received a BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Cardiff and honorary doctorates from Morehouse College, Yale University, Nelson Mandela University and Cardiff University.

Ann Mather

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Ann Mather has served as a member of our board of directors since 2010. Ms. Mather has also been a member of the board of directors of: Bumble Inc., a location-based social application that facilitates communication between interested users, since 2020 and Blend Labs, Inc., a cloud-based software platform company.Ms. Mather has also been an independent trustee to the Dodge & Cox Funds board of trustees since 2011. Ms. Mather was previously a director of: Alphabet, Inc., Glu Mobile Inc., Shutterfly, Inc., AirBnB, Inc., Zappos.com, Inc., Ariat International, Inc., Arista Networks, Inc. and MGM Holdings, Inc.

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. 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 from the University of Cambridge, and is an honorary fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and is an Honorary Fellow of Sidney Sussex College Cambridge.

Chair of the Audit Committee

Greg Peters

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Greg Peters was named co-CEO of Netflix in January 2023. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Product Officer. Earlier, Greg was International Development Officer for Netflix. Prior to joining Netflix in 2008, he 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. Greg holds a B.S. in physics and astronomy from Yale University. Greg sits on the board of DoorDash.

Ambassador Susan Rice

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Ambassador Susan Rice has a long history of public service and is the only person to serve as both National Security Advisor and Domestic Policy Advisor to the President of the United States. Ambassador Rice also served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and a member of the President’s cabinet. She was also a Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at American University’s School of International Service, Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, a New York Times bestselling author, and Contributing Opinion Writer for the New York Times.

Previously, Ambassador Rice held positions as US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs and as a Special Assistant to President Clinton, and was a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Ambassador Rice began her career as a management consultant.

She has served on numerous boards, including the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Bureau of National Affairs, The National Democratic Institute, and the US Fund for UNICEF.

Rice earned her master’s degree and doctorate in international relations from Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and her Bachelor’s degree with honors from Stanford University. A native of Washington, DC, Ambassador Rice is married and has two adult children.

Ted Sarandos

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Ted Sarandos was named co-CEO of Netflix in July 2020. He has been responsible for all content operations 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. Ted was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2013 and received the Producers Guild of America Milestone Award in 2019. He is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute, Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, a trustee of the American Film Institute, and on the boards of Exploring the Arts and Spotify.

Brad Smith

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Brad Smith has served as one of the Company's directors since March 2015. Mr. Smith joined Microsoft in 1993 and has served as Vice Chair and President since 2021. In this role at Microsoft, Smith plays a key role in representing Microsoft externally and in leading Microsoft’s work on a number of critical issues, involving the intersection of technology and society, including artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, privacy, accessibility, environmental sustainability and digital safety, among others. He spent three years leading the company's legal and corporate affairs team in Europe and five years as deputy general counsel responsible for such teams outside the U.S. His area of expertise includes competition law, intellectual property, government surveillance and privacy. Mr. Smith holds a B.A. in international relations and economics from Princeton University and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. He also studied international law and economics at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva.

Member of the Nominating & Governance Committee

Anne Sweeney

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Anne Sweeney has served as one of the Company's directors since March 2015. Ms. Sweeney’s entertainment experience spans more than three decades including senior roles at the Walt Disney Co., 21st Century Fox, and Viacom. Until she stepped down, she oversaw Disney’s cable, broadcast and satellite properties around the world since 2004. Previously, she helped establish and served as Chairman and CEO of the FX Networks, part of the Fox Entertainment Group of 21st Century Fox. Earlier in her career, she spent more than 12 years at Viacom’s Nickelodeon network. Ms. Sweeney holds a B.A. from the College of New Rochelle and an Ed. M. from Harvard University.

Member of the Compensation Committee