Ted Sarandos

Co-Chief Executive Officer & Chief Content Officer at Netflix, Inc.

Ted Sarandos

Ted Sarandos

Co-Chief Executive Officer & Chief Content Officer at Netflix, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Netflix, Inc.

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1715

Primary Location

Beverly Hills, CA, United States

Number of Boards

13

Birthday

1965

Age

56

Number of Awards

6

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Executive Advisor at TCMI, Inc.

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Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Netflix, Inc.

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Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Spotify Technology SA

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Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder at Spotify Ltd.

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Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

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Head of Global TV at Netflix, Inc.

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at FX Networks LLC

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Founder & President at Exploring the Arts, Inc.

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Founder at Exploring the Arts, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at American Film Institute

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Former Ambassador to The Bahamas at United States Department of State

The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department responsible for international relations of the United States. The Department was created in 1789 and was the first executive department established.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Business Roundtable advocates public policies that ensure economic growth. It considers public policy issues which contains groups like the construction users anti-inflation roundtable, a group devoted to containing construction costs; and the labor law study committee, made up of labor relations executives of major companies. The Business Roundtable was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Fellow
2008 - 2010

The Henry Crown Fellowship Program, established in 1997, seeks to develop the next generation of community-spirited leaders, providing them with the tools necessary to meet the challenges of business and civic leadership in the 21st century. The program is a unique mix of seminars designed to broaden the perspectives of the participants and hone their skills in values-centered leadership. It honors the memory of Chicago industrialist Henry Crown (1896-1990), whose legendary career was marked by a lifelong commitment to honor, integrity, industry and philanthropy.

Chapter President
Prior

Video Software Dealers Association, part of Entertainment Merchants Association, is an American company located in Encino, CA, that organizes merchants and retailers of video gaming products and services. On 12 Apr 06 Interactive Entertainment Merchants Association acquired Video Software Dealers Association.

Career History
Vice President-Product & Merchandising
1999 - 2000

Video City, Inc. owns and operates video specialty stores. Through these stores the company rents and sells new and previously viewed video cassettes, digital video discs and video games. It also rents videocassette players and video game players and sells a variety of video accessories and confectionery items. The company was founded on January 27, 1984 and is head headquartered in Bakersfield, CA.

Co-Chief Executive Officer & Chief Content Officer
2000 - Current

Netflix, Inc. operates as a streaming entertainment service company. The firm provides subscription service streaming movies and television episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming and Domestic DVD. The Domestic Streaming segment derives revenues from monthly membership fees for services consisting of streaming content to its members in the United States. The International Streaming segment includes fees from members outside the United States. The Domestic DVD segment covers revenues from services consisting of DVD-by-mail. The company was founded by Marc Randolph and Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr. on August 29, 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

Advisor
Current

Macro is a disruptive media company focused on the multicultural market. Macro specializes in creating film, television and digital content for a multicultural audience. The company works to marry gifted storytellers with the sorely-needed capital to bring their stories to life, and doing so across traditional and unconventional platforms and distribution channels.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2020 - Current

Netflix, Inc. operates as a streaming entertainment service company. The firm provides subscription service streaming movies and television episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming and Domestic DVD. The Domestic Streaming segment derives revenues from monthly membership fees for services consisting of streaming content to its members in the United States. The International Streaming segment includes fees from members outside the United States. The Domestic DVD segment covers revenues from services consisting of DVD-by-mail. The company was founded by Marc Randolph and Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr. on August 29, 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
2016 - Current

Spotify Technology SA is a digital music service offering music fans instant access to a world of music. The company operates through the following segments: Premium and Ad-Supported. The Premium segment provides subscribers with unlimited online and offline high-quality streaming access of music and podcasts on computers, tablets, and mobile devices, users can connect through speakers, receivers, televisions, cars, game consoles, and smart watches. It also offers a music listening experience without commercial breaks. The Ad-Supported segment provides users with limited on-demand online access of music and unlimited online access of podcasts on their computers, tablets, and compatible mobile devices. It also serves both premium subscriber acquisition channel and a robust option for users who are unable or unwilling to pay a monthly subscription fee but still want to enjoy access to a wide variety of high-quality audio content. The company was founded by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon in April, 2006 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.

Member, Board of Directors
2016 - Current

Spotify Ltd. provides online music services. It offers music streaming through its applications available for computers and smartphones. The company was founded by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon in April 2006 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

AFI is America's promise to preserve the history of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers. AFI provides leadership in film, television and digital media and is dedicated to initiatives that engage the past, the present and the future of the moving image arts. Become an AFI Member today and play your part in American film! As a non-profit educational and cultural organization, AFI relies on the generous financial support from moving arts enthusiasts like you to provide funding for its programs and initiatives. AFI preserves the legacy of America's film heritage for future generations through the AFI Archive, comprised of rare footage from across the history of the moving image and the AFI Catalog of Feature Films, an authoritative record of American films from 1893 to the present. AFI honors the artists and their work through a variety of annual programs and special events, including the AFI Life Achievement Award and AFI Awards. Celebrating its 41st year in 2013, the AFI Life Achievement Award has remained the highest honor for a career in film while AFI Awards, the Institute's almanac for the 21st century, honors the most outstanding motion pictures and television programs of the year. AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies television events and movie reference lists have introduced and reintroduced classic American movies to millions of film lovers. And as the largest nonprofit exhibitor in the United States, AFI offers film enthusiasts a variety of events throughout the year, including AFI Fest presented by Audi, the Institute's annual year-end celebration of artistic excellence in cinema; AFI Silverdocs, the largest documentary festival in the U.S.; and year-round programming at the AFI Silver Theatre in the Washington, DC, area. AFI educates the next generation of storytellers at its AFI Conservatory, which has been consistently recognized as one of the world's top film schools, boasting alumni including Darren Aronofsky, Patty Jenkins, Janusz Kaminski, Heidi Levitt, Matthew Libatique, David Lynch, Terrence Malick, Wally Pfister, Robert Richardson, Ed Zwick and so many more. AFI Conservatory offers a two-year Master of Fine Arts degree in six filmmaking disciplines: Cinematography, Directing, Editing, Producing, Production Design and Screenwriting. Aspiring artists learn from the masters in a collaborative, hands-on production environment with an emphasis on storytelling. AFI is guided by a prestigious Board of Trustees, chaired by Sir Howard Stringer, and a Board of Directors, chaired by Bob Daly, and is comprised of key figures from the entertainment, business and academic communities. It is led by President and CEO Bob Gazzale

Member, Board of Directors
Current

International Documentary Association is an American nonprofit company located in Los Angeles, CA. The firm provides funding and sponsorship services for independent documentaries.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Exploring the Arts, Inc. is an American private company located in New York, NY. The firm operates as a non-profit organisation with a mission to transform the lives of young people through arts education.

Political Donations
$1,000
2010

Former Senator from Nevada

$500
2007

President at Harman Family Foundation

$1,000
2003
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Netflix, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

Awards & Honors
Rank #7
2015
Vanity Fair Magazine - New Establishment, Disrupters
Rank #6
2014
Vanity Fair Magazine - New Establishment, Disrupters
Rank #12
2013
Vanity Fair Magazine - New Establishment, Disrupters
Events
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2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2011 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres. Previous conference guests have included Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren and Susan Buffett, Tony Blair, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Allen alumni and former Philippine Senator Mar Roxas, Google CEO Eric Schmidt, Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch, eBay CEO Meg Whitman, BET founder Robert Johnson, Time Warner Chairman Richard Parsons, NBA player LeBron James, entertainer Dan Chan, Katharine Graham of The Washington Post, Diane Sawyer, InterActiveCorp Chairman Barry Diller, Linkedin co-founder Reid Hoffman, and Washington Post CEO Donald E. Graham.

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