Reed Hastings is one of the world’s foremost business leaders. As co-founder, chairman and CEO of Netflix, he has built one of the largest media and entertainment companies on the planet, with an estimated personal net worth of $3.6 billion. A notable philanthropist, he has served on the boards of Facebook, Microsoft and a number of non-profit organisations.
This concise but detailed biography provides an overview of Hastings’ career trajectory, providing insights into his success. It also covers his unique management style, what is he like as a person and the biggest mistakes he has made along the way, revealing why he decided to take Netflix from a business that dealt with products (rental DVDs) to a technology company that focuses on streaming. And it looks to what the future may bring for him and his ventures. Aspirational and positive, it is the perfect book for readers who want a concise and accessible account of a global business visionary.