Who is CEO of Netflix?

ROME, ITALY - OCTOBER 08: Reed Hastings attends the Netflix & Mediaset Partnership Announcement, Rome, 8th October 2019. (Photo by Ernesto S. Ruscio/Getty Images / Netflix)
ROME, ITALY - OCTOBER 08: Reed Hastings attends the Netflix & Mediaset Partnership Announcement, Rome, 8th October 2019. (Photo by Ernesto S. Ruscio/Getty Images / Netflix) /
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Many people spend hours on the popular streaming service but probably don’t know who the CEO of Netflix is.

Netflix has been a force to be reckoned with within the ever-expanding streaming industry, and it looks like this unstoppable powerhouse has no plans of slowing down. The platform has curated an impressive library of licensed TV shows and movies and has also developed some magnificent original shows and movies, making it a must-have when it comes to the lineup of options when it comes to streaming service choices.

The streaming service has brought the world some serious game-changers in the past few years, including Bridgerton, Lucifer, The Crown, Money Heist, The Queen’s Gambit, Ozark, and so much more. When it comes to films, titles like The Old Guard, Extraction, Mank, Roma, Marriage Story, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and I Care A Lot are just of few of the fantastic features Netflix has to offer exclusively to its loyal subscribers.

When people hear the word streaming, it’s natural for them to think of Netflix, and it’s no surprise the service reached an unprecedented 200 million subscriber count making it the undisputed frontrunner by a lot when it comes to the streaming wars. They have also acquired several coveted accolades, including Emmys, Oscars, and Golden Globes, so it’s safe to say the CEO of Netflix has been doing a pretty solid job so far.

Who is the Netflix CEO?

As far as who is CEO of Netflix, there are actually two ambitious and talented individuals at the helm of the streaming powerhouse.

Reed Hastings is co-founder, chairman, and co-chief executive officer of the streaming service that launched in 2007. Marc Rudolph was Netflix’s first CEO and the other co-founder that started the company in 1997 with mail-order VHS and DVD rentals and ceded the CEO post to Hastings, who he credits in a letter to shareholders with successfully scaling the company to 93 million subscribers, in 1999.

Ted Sarandos has been co-CEO with Hastings since July 2020. The man The Guardian referred to as “the evil genius’ behind a TV revolution, first joined the company in 2000 and is known for initiating the original programming machine at Netflix that forever changed the way people watch movies and shows.

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