This excerpt taken from the NFLX DEF 14A filed Mar 27, 2007.
Directors Not Standing For Election and Named Executive Officers
The members of the Board whose terms or directorships do not expire at the Annual Meeting and who are not standing for election at this years Annual Meeting and our Named Executive Officers are set forth below:
Reed Hastings has served as our Chief Executive Officer since September 1998 and our President since July of 1999, and has also been the Chairman of the Board since inception of the Company. Mr. Hastings 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 holds an M.S.C.S. degree from Stanford University and a B.A. from Bowdoin College.
Jay C. Hoag has served as one of the Companys directors since June 1999. Since June 1995, Mr. Hoag has been a General Partner at Technology Crossover Ventures, a private equity and venture capital firm. Mr. Hoag serves on the board of directors of Altiris, Inc., eLoyalty Corporation and several private companies. Mr. Hoag holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan and a B.A. from Northwestern University.
A. George Battle has served as one of the Companys directors since June 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 CEO 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 firms 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 and Company, a director of Advent Software, Inc. and Expedia, Inc., and a member of the board of the Masters Select family of mutual funds. He was previously a director of PeopleSoft, Inc. and of Barra, Inc.
Richard Barton has served as one of the Companys directors since May 2002. In late 2004, Mr. Barton co-founded Zillow, Inc. where he is now Chief Executive Officer and 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 holds a B.S. in industrial engineering from Stanford University.
Barry McCarthy has served as the Companys Chief Financial Officer since April 1999 and its Secretary since May 1999. From January 1993 to December 1999, Mr. McCarthy was Senior Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer of Music Choice, a music programming service distributed over direct broadcast satellite and cable systems. From June 1990 to December 1992, Mr. McCarthy was Managing Partner of BMP Partners, a financial consulting and advisory firm. From 1982 to 1990, Mr. McCarthy was an Associate, Vice President and Director with Credit Suisse First Boston, an investment banking firm. Mr. McCarthy holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Williams College.
Leslie Kilgore has served as the Companys Chief Marketing Officer (formerly Vice President of Marketing) since March 2000. 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.
There are no family relationships among any of our directors, nominees for director and Named Executive Officers.